Buttermere Trio

Sat 15 May 2004

Route: Buttermere Village - Bleaberry Tarn - Dodd - The Saddle - Red Pike - High Stile - High Crag - Gamlin End - Seat - Scarth Gap - Buttermere - Burtness Wood - Buttermere Village

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 2,800ft

Time: 5 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


Broken cloud and sunshine

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Buttermere village below the Grasmoor Fells from above Burtness Wood

Fleetwith Pike

Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Grasmoor from Dodd's summit

Panorama from Dodd's summit

Looking across The Saddle to Red Pike from Dodd's summit

Ascending the red screes of Red Pike

The view north to Blencathra from Red Pike's summit

Red Pike's summit

Ennerdale from Red Pike's summit

Grasmoor, Wandope, Eel Crag, Sail, Scar Crags and Skiddaw

Westerly panorama from High Stile

Red Pike, Dodd and Bleaberry Tarn

High Crag from High Stile

Looking down on Gatesgarth Farm. The far skyline is the Helvellyn ridge


The Grasmoor fells

Looking back to High Stile from High Crag

Looking down Gamlin End to Seat

Upper Ennerdale with the top of Great Gable lost in cloud but Kirk Fell clear

Looking back up the scree slope from our descent of Gamlin End

The bottom section of Gamlin End is now pitched, but still steep!

Haystacks and Seat

Looking back at Gamlin End from Seat

The Grasmoor Fells and Buttermere from above Scarth Gap

Looking across the bluebells to Haystacks from the Scarth Gap path

Fleetwith Pike


Looking up Buttermere to Fleetwith Pike

Previous Walk: Rannerdale Bluebells (Fri 14 May 2004)

Next Walk: Bowscale Fell (Sun 16 May 2004)

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