High Street from Hartsop

Sun 16 Apr 2006

Route: Hartsop - Gray Crag - Thornthwaite Crag - High Street - Straits of Riggindale - Rampsgill Head - The Knott - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Satura Crag - Brock Crags - Hartsop

Distance: 10.75 miles

Ascent: 3,750ft

Time: 5 hours 55 minutes

With: David & Jennifer Hall


Sunshine and scattered/broken cloud, strong wind, one short shower as we headed for Rest Dodd from The Knott

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An old barn just outside the village of Hartsop with Hartsop Dodd behind

Looking across to Brock Crags with the filter house bottom right from the slopes of Gray Crag

The view north west from Gray Crag

Ascending Gray Crag

Looking over Hartsop Dodd to Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield

Westerly panorama from Gray Crag's summit

Looking through Threshthwaite Mouth to Windermere

Northerly panorama from the Gray Crag - Thornthwaite Crag ridge

High Street from Thornthwaite Beacon

The Ill Bell ridge and Windermere from Thornthwaite Beacon

Hayswater with Gray Crag on the left, Rest Dodd behind and The Knott / The Straits of Riggindale on the right

The Ill Bell ridge (left) and Thornthwaite Beacon (right) from the wall over High Street's summit

Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, the Scafells and Great End from High Street's summit

Long Stile leading to Rough Crag, Haweswater and the North Pennines in the distance from High Street

Looking back to the Straits of Riggindale and High Street

Kidsty Pike

360 Panorama from Rampsgill Head summit

The Knott with the eastern fells behind

The weather closing in to the north west of us

Rest Dodd and The Nab from The Knott

The Nab from Rest Dodd

Rest Dodd from The Nab's summit

Westerly panorama from the slopes of Rest Dodd


Angle Tarn from Brock Crags

Gray Crag our first fell of the day with Hayswater and High Street on the left

The remains of the 19th century Myers' Head Lead Mine

Previous Walk: Haycock plus from Wasdale (Sat 15 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: Wansfell (Sat 22 Apr 2006)

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