Haycock plus from Wasdale

Sat 15 Apr 2006

Route: Harrow Head Farm, Wasdale - Buckbarrow - Glade How - Seatallan - Pots of Ashness - Haycock - Great Scoat Fell - Steeple - Little Scoat Fell - Red Pike - Low Tarn - Over Beck - Overbeck Bridge, Wasdale

Distance: 8.75 miles

Ascent: 3,700ft

Time: 6 hours

With: David Hall and Anne


High cloud and hazy sunshine, only a light breeze

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Tosh Tarn and Harrow Head Farm from our ascent of Buckbarrow

The Scafells from Buckbarrow

The Scafells and Wastwater Screes from Buckbarrow

Seatallan, Little Scoat Fell and Red Pike from Buckbarrow's summit cairn

360 Panorama from Buckbarrow's summit

Easterly panorama from Seatallan - Haycock to the Scafells

Descending to the Pots of Ashness with Haycock ahead

The valley of the River Bleng from above Stockdale Head

Ascending the grassy rake up Haycock

Middle Fell and Seatallan from our ascent of Haycock

Red Pike with Scoat Fell in front and the Scafells from Haycock

Northerly panorama from Haycock's summit

Scoat Fell with Steeple on the left from Haycock

Looking back to Haycock from Scoat Fell

Steeple with Red Pike (Buttermere) and High Stile behind and then Grasmoor in the distance

Pillar and Black Crag with Great Gable in the distance (right) from Steeple's summit

Ennerdale Water from Steeple's summit

Steeple from Little Scoat Fell

Red Pike with the Scafells behind from Scoat Fell

Kirk Fell with Great Gable behind from Red Pike's summit

Low Tarn, Wastwater and The Screes with Middle Fell on the right

Low Tarn

Dore Head from our descent to Over Beck from Low Tarn

Wastwater and The Screes

Looking back up the valley of Over Beck. The pointed peak in the centre of the photo is Red Pike (but its summit is hidden from view)

Looking across Wastwater to the Scafells

Previous Walk: Carrock Pike and High Pike (Fri 14 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: High Street from Hartsop (Sun 16 Apr 2006)

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