Black Crag and Holme Fell

Sat 8 Apr 2006

Route: Tarn Hows Carpark - Tarn Hows - Iron Keld Plantation - Black Fell (Black Crag) - Low Arnside - Hollin Bank - Tongue Intake - Oxen Fell High Cross - northeast ridge - Uskdale Gap - Holme Fell - Uskdale Gap - Harry Guards Wood - Yew Tree Tarn - Glen Mary Bridge - Tom Gill Waterfall - Tarn Hows - Tarn Hows Carpark

Distance: 6.50 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

With: Anne


Windy on the tops, heavy hail showers and some sunny intervals

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Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows

High Arnside Tarn (right middle)

The path through what was Iron Keld Plantation

The view north from Black Crag's summit with snow on the high fells

Looking down on Ambleside and the head of Windermere from Black Crag's summit

Low Arnside, the dark fell is Lingmoor Fell with snow on the Langdale Pikes behind

Low Arnside with Wetherlam behind

Snow on the Helvellyn and Fairfield fells from the northeast ridge of Holme Fell

Zooming in on the Langdale Pikes

Yew Tree Tarn and Coniston Water from Holme Fell's northeast ridge

Holme Fell's summit

The Helvellyn and Fairfield fells from Holme Fell

Hit by another heavy hail shower as we descend to Uskdale Gap

Black Crag from the descent from Uskdale Gap

Yew Tree Tarn

Yew Tree Tarn from its dam

Tarn Hows

Previous Walk: Back o'Skidda Circuit (Sat 1 Apr 2006)

Next Walk: Skiddaw plus (Sun 9 Apr 2006)

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