High Street from Mardale Head

Sun 19 Aug 2012

Route: Mardale Head - Rough Crag - Caspel Gate Tarn - Long Stile - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Small Water - Mardale Head

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: On own


A morning walk to try and beat the forecasted heavy rain. Some sunshine to start, cloud building, light rain from Small Water onwards.

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Looking across Haweswater to Riggindale

Mardale Beck with Mardale Ill Bell in the distance

Harter Fell from the path round to Riggindale

Riggindale and Kidsty Pike


Swine Crag

Harter Fell

Haweswater with the North Pennines in the distance

Blea Water

Long Stile from Caspel Gate Tarn

Looking back down on Rough Crag from the top of Long Stile

High Street summit

Fairfield and Helvellyn, to name two, from High Street's summit

Thornthwaite Beacon

The motorway to Mardale Ill Bell

Looking back to High Street from Mardale Ill Bell's summit

Nan Bield Pass

Yoke and Ill Bell above Kentmere Reservoir from Nan Bield Pass

Small Water

Looking down on Mardale Head from Small Water Beck

Previous Walk: Great Crag from Stonethwaite (Sat 18 Aug 2012)

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