Sail plus

Sat 10 Sep 2005

Route: Newlands Hause - Knott Rigg - Ard Crags - Sail Pass - Sail - Eel Crag (Crag Hill) - Wandope - Thirdgill Head Man - Whiteless Edge - Saddle Gate - Whiteless Pike - Whiteless Breast - Buttermere Village

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,750ft

Time: 3 hours 50 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


A mixture of cloud and sunshine, in cloud on the higher fells. Windy on the ridges.

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The ridge to Knott Rigg from Newlands Hause

Looking over High Snockrigg to the High Stile ridge from the ascent of Knott Rigg with Newlands Hause bottom left

High Snockrigg and the High Stile ridge from Knott Rigg

The ridge to Ard Crags and the Newlands Valley from Knott Rigg

Sail with its top in cloud


The heather cover slopes of Ard Crags

Looking back to Knott Rigg from Ard Crags

Ard Crags' summit with Causey Pike behind

Causey Pike and the Newlands Valley from Ard Crags summit

Looking straight down on Keskadale Farm from Ard Crags summit

Causey Pike and the valley of Rigg Beck from the col between Ard Crags and Sail

Looking back over Sail Pass to Scar Crags with Outerside, Stile End and Barrow on the left

Sail's summit

Walkers heading up 'The Scar', the ridge onto Eel Crag summit

Eel Crag (Crag Hill) summit trig point


Descending Whiteless Edge, heading for Whiteless Pike

Mellbreak and Crummock Water

Mellbreak and Crummock Water

Whiteless Pike and Mellbreak

Lad Hows ridge up Grasmoor

Looking back to the path up Whiteless Edge to Thirdgill Head Man from Whiteless Pike's summit

Looking over Crummock Water to Loweswater from Whiteless Pike

Causey Pike, Ard Crags and the valley of Sail Beck from the descent off Whitless Pike

Rannerdale Knotts

Previous Walk: Glaramara to Great Gable (Sat 3 Sep 2005)

Next Walk: The Scafells (Sun 11 Sep 2005)

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