A Boredale Round

Sat 25 Feb 2006

Route: St. Peter's Church, Martindale - Sandwick - Low Birk Fell - Bleaberry Knott (Birk Fell) - The Knight - Place Fell - Boredale Hause - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell - Winter Crag - Christy Bridge - Martindale Old Church - Lanty Tarn - St. Peter's Church

Distance: 9.50 miles

Ascent: 2,900ft

Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall


Sunshine and scattered clouds to start but cloud building to become overcast. Strong cold wind and a light dusting of snow on the tops.

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Gowbarrow Fell from the road to Sandwick

Ullswater from our ascent of Low Birk Fell

Place Fell with the pointed top of The Knight

Ullswater and Hallin Fell from Low Birk Fell's summit cairn

Westerly panorama, Saint Sunday Crag to Glencoyne from Birk Fell

Glenridding with lots of snow on the Helvellyn fells

Ascending towards Place Fell's summit. Blencathra on the left skyline

Place Fell's summit

The view south towards High Street from Place Fell's summit

Looking back to Place Fell from the ascent to Angletarn Pikes from Boredale Hause

Zooming in on Brothers Water

Angle Tarn with Rest Dodd behind

Fairfield, Saint Sunday Crag and the Helvellyn Fells from Angletarn Pikes

Westerly panorama from Angletarn Pikes' northern summit

Angletarn Pikes' northern top, Hart Crag and Fairfield

The ridge to Beda Fell

The Nab

Sunlight on Hallin Fell from Beda Head (Beda Fell's summit)

Martindale Old Church

Lanty Tarn

Previous Walk: Great Gable from Honister Pass (Sun 19 Feb 2006)

Next Walk: Helvellyn and the Dodds (Sun 26 Feb 2006)

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