Great Borne and Starling Dodd from Ennerdale

Sat 4 Dec 2004

Route: Bowness car park, Ennerdale - Rake Beck - Great Borne - Starling Dodd - Little Dodd - Gillflinter Beck - High Gillerthwaite - Ennerdale Water - Bowness car park

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne and David & Jennifer Hall


Dull, overcast with a base at 1,750ft. Very windy on the summits

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Herdus from near Bowness car park

The view west from the ascent by Rake Beck

Heading up by Rake Beck

Bowness Knott and Ennerdale Water with the higher fells lost in cloud

Goose Bield (Fox Trap) by Rake Beck

High up on the ascent by Rake Beck, having climbed the steep section

Great Borne's summit

Starling Dodd's summit

A glimpse of Mellbreak and Crummock Water

Little Dodd's summit

Descending back into Ennerdale

Heading down the High Gillerthwaite - Red Pike path

The view up Ennerdale with Pillar lost in cloud on the right

Looking across Ennerdale Water to Crag Fell

Previous Walk: Great Calva (Sun 28 Nov 2004)

Next Walk: Rannerdale Knotts (Sun 5 Dec 2004)

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