Around Gasgale Gill

Sat 21 Jan 2006

Route: Lanthwaite Green - Whin Ben - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Coledale Hause - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Wandope - Grasmoor - Coledale Hause - Gasgale Gill - Lanthwaite Green

Distance: 10.50 miles

Ascent: 4,200ft

Time: 6 hours 15 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


Mild for January, not much wind, out of the cloud with blue sky most of the time.

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Whiteside and Whin Ben from Lanthwaite Green

Mellbreak from the ascent of Whiteside

Starling Dodd and the south top of Mellbreak

The Loweswater fells

Panorama of the Loweswater Fells from Whiteside

The path up Whiteside from Whin Ben

Gasgale Gill from the ascent of Whiteside

The ridge to Hopegill Head from Whiteside

Looking back towards Whiteside from its ridge with Hopegill Head

The Whiteside to Hopegill Head ridge from near Hopegill Head

Hobcarton Crag and Ladyside Pike

Sand Hill and Hopegill Head

Grisedale Pike

Heading for Coledale Hause with Eel Crag dominating the view

Looking back down the new path between Coledale Hause and Wandope Moss

Grisedale Pike and Skiddaw from Crag Hill's summit

Coledale panorama from Crag Hill's summit

Heading for Wandope

Lakeland ridges

Crag Hill and Sail

Grasmoor seen across Wandope Moss

Looking north towards Hopegill Head from Wandope

Crag Hill from the ascent of Grasmoor

The Scafells

Grasmoor's summit

Descending to Coledale Hause

The top section of Gasgale Gill

One of the many Liza Beck cascades, Gasgale Gill

Previous Walk: Hallin Fell (Sun 15 Jan 2006)

Next Walk: Nan Bield Pass and the Ill Bell Ridge (Sun 22 Jan 2006)

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