The spine of the central fells

Sat 29 Apr 2006

Route: Keswick - Rakefoot - Walla Crag - Bleaberry Fell - High Seat - The Pewits - High Tove - Armboth Fell - Shivery Knott - Bell Crags - Standing Crag - Ullscarf - Greenup Edge - Low White Stones - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Blea Rigg - Silver How - Wray Gill - Allan Bank - Grasmere Village

Distance: 17.00 miles

Ascent: 4,100ft

Time: 8 hours 30 minutes

With: David Hall


Sunshine and scattered clouds, not much wind, shorts weather!

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Derwent Water and the north western fells from Walla Crag

Looking south up Borrowdale from Walla Crag

Walla Crag with Skiddaw behind from the path to Bleaberry Fell

Catbells from the ascent of Bleaberry Fell

Blencathra from Bleaberry Fell

360 Panorama from Bleaberry Fell's summit

Heading for High Seat from Bleaberry Fell

Looking back to Bleaberry Fell (with Skiddaw behind) from High Seat's summit

360 Panorama from High Seat's summit

The way south from High Seat. The fell on the skyline (right of centre) is Ullscarf with High Raise on the far right

Looking back to High Seat from the middle of The Pewits

The north western fells from High Tove's summit

Great Gable to Pillar from High Tove's summit

Armboth Fell with the Helvellyn ridge behind

Ullscarf from Armboth Fell's summit

Raven Crag with Blencathra behind and Clough Head on the right from Armboth Fell's summit

Helvellyn from Armboth Fell's summit

360 Panorama from Armboth Fell's summit

Looking back to Armboth Fell with the Dodds behind as we head for Shivery Knott

Looking north to High Tove and High Seat (Blencathra is on the right and the top of Skiddaw can just be made out left of centre) from Shivery Knott

Great Gable from the small unnamed tarn on Long Moss

High Seat, Armboth Fell, the wooded Raven Crag and Skiddaw, Blencathra and Clough Head in the distance from Bell Crags' summit

360 Panorama from Bell Crags' summit

Blea Tarn and the north western fells from Standing Crag

Glaramara, Great Gable, Pillar and the High Stile ridge (behind Honister Crag) from Ullscarf's summit

360 Panorama from Ullscarf's summit

Looking south east from Ullscarf to Windermere

Looking over Steel Fell to Fairfield

Looking back to Ullscarf from the climb to Low White Stones from Greenup Edge

Northerly panorama from just below Low White Stones

South westerly panorama from High Raise's summit

The Blea Rigg ridge from Sergeant Man's summit

Stickle Tarn and the Coniston Fells

Codale Tarn and Easedale Tarn from the ridge to Blea Rigg

The ridge to Blea Rigg from Sergeant Man

Looking back to Sergeant Man (high point on the skyline) from the ridge to Blea Rigg

Blea Rigg's summit

360 Panorama from Blea Rigg's summit

Great Langdale

Silver How (left) from one of the tarns near Lang How

Grasmere with Rydal Water behind and Windermere on the right from Silver How's summit

Helm Crag with the Helvellyn ridge behind, Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Great Rigg from the descent to Grasmere from Silver How

Previous Walk: Helvellyn from Swirls (Wed 26 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: Sour Howes and Sallows (Sun 30 Apr 2006)

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