High Street from Mardale Head

Mon 2 Jan 2006

Route: Mardale Head - Haweswater - Riggindale - Kidsty Howes - Kidsty Pike - Straits of Riggindale - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Small Water - Mardale Head

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Cloud building to engulf the high fells. A bit of old snow on the ground high up.

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Looking across Riggindale to Kidsty Pike

Speaking Crag, Haweswater

Kidsty Pike and Kidsty Howes

High Street at the head of Riggindale

Haweswater and Naddle Forest with the North Pennines in the distance

High Raise from Kidsty Pike's summit

Looking back to Kidsty Pike

The Straits of Riggindale

Walkers approaching High Street's summit trig point

Small Water comes into view as we drop out of the cloud on the descent from Nan Bield Pass

Stone shelters at Small Water

Small Water

Looking down on Mardale Head

The Rigg and Rough Crag with Kidsty Pike on the right and Harter Fell lost in cloud on the left

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