High Street from Mardale Head

Sun 17 Apr 2005

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

Distance: 7.75 miles

Ascent: 2,385ft

Time: 3 hours 50 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast, snow on the high fells, very windy on the tops, strong enough to blow Anne over!

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Looking across Haweswater to Riggindale with snow on High Street, Rough Crag on the left and Kidsty Pike on the right

Harter Fell and The Rigg at the head of Haweswater

Mardale Ill Bell from the road end at Mardale Head

Looking back down on Mardale Head from our route up to Small Water

Small Water

Looking back down on Small Water as we head for Nan Bield Pass

Nan Bield Pass

Yoke and Ill Bell above Kentmere Reservoir

Harter Fell on the other side of Nan Bield Pass

Small Water and Haweswater

Long Stile with Kidsty Pike beyond and Blea Water below from Mardale Ill Bell

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick

Mardale Ill Bell with Harter Fell behind

Approaching High Street's summit

The Straits of Riggindale and Twopenny Crag

Gray Crag, Hayeswater and the Helvellyn range

Thornthwaite Crag on the far left and Caudale Moor behind the Gray Crag ridge

Looking back to High Street

Kidsty Pike

Northwesterly panorama from Rampsgill Head

Looking down into Riggindale from Kidsty Pike

Clouds above the ridge between Rampsgill Head and High Raise

Haweswater and The Rigg from Kidsty Howes

Haweswater and Speaking Crag

Riggindale with Kidsty Pike on the right

Previous Walk: Teesdale Waterfalls (Sat 16 Apr 2005)

Next Walk: Murton Pike from Murton (Tue 19 Apr 2005)

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