Haystacks and Fleetwith Pike

Sat 26 Feb 2005

Route: Gatesgarth - Peggy's Bridge - Scarth Gap - Haystacks - Innominate Tarn - Blackbeck Tarn - Dubs Quarry - Honister Crag (Black Star) - Fleetwith Pike - Fleetwith Edge - Gatesgarth

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 2,300ft

Time: 5 hours 50 minutes

With: Members of the Wainwright Society and the Online Fellwalking Club (OFC)


Overcast with the sun breaking through at times

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Heading to Peggy's Bridge from Gatesgarth Farm

Fleetwith Edge, our descent route back to Gatesgarth, from just above Peggy's Bridge

Looking back down on Buttermere

Haystacks from the Scarth Gap path

Ascending some steep snow covered rocks on our route up Haystacks from Scarth Gap

Haystacks' summit tarn

High Crag and Ennerdale Water in the distance from Haystacks' summit

Innominate Tarn

Blackbeck Tarn

Buttemere and Crummock Water from the outflow of Blackbeck Tarn

Green Gable on the left and a cloud covered Great Gable

The Buttermere Valley and a snow topped Grasmoor from near Green Crag

High Crag, the Buttermere Valley and Grasmoor

Honistor Crag (Black Star) summit

Fleetwith Pike, Buttermere and Crummock Water

Looking down on Gatesgarthdale Beck and the Honister Pass road

Snow on Robinson and Hindscarth with a dark Causey Pike in the distance

Yewbarrow seen above Black Sail Pass

Looking back towards Honister Crag from Fleetwith Pike

Descending Fleetwith Edge

Buttermere and Crummock Water from low down on Fleetwith Edge

Previous Walk: Binsey (Sun 20 Feb 2005)

Next Walk: Four Stones Hill and Haweswater (Sat 12 Mar 2005)

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