Kentmere Horseshoe

Sun 2 May 2004

Route: Kentmere Village - Green Quarter - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell - Nan Bield Pass - Mardale Ill Bell - High Street - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - Ill Bell - Yoke - Garburn Pass - Kentmere Village

Distance: 13.00 miles

Ascent: 4,000ft

Time: 6 hours 10 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky and hazy sunshine

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Looking across the Kentmere valley to the Garburn Pass from above Green Quarter

Shipman Knotts

Our walk today, the Kentmere Horseshoe

Kentmere Pike from Shipman Knotts' summit

High Street from Harter Fell's distinctive summit cairn

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick with Kentmere Reservoir below

Looking down on Small Water

Nan Bield Pass

Yoke and Ill Bell from Nan Bield Pass

Haweswater and Small Water

Looking back across Nan Bield Pass to Harter Fell

Thornthwaite Crag from High Street


Thornthwaite Beacon

Kentmere Reservoir, Froswick and Ill Bell

Red Screes, Caudale Moor and Thornthwaite Crag from the path up Froswick

Froswick with Thornthwaite Crag and High Street behind from the route up Ill Bell

Northerly panorama from Ill Bell's summit

Ill Bell's three large summit cairns

Fairfield and Helvellyn seen through the gap between Red Screes and Caudale Moor

Ill Bell from Yoke's summit

Windermere from the descent off Yoke to the Garburn Pass

The high central fells seen over Wansfell

Kentmere from the track below the Garburn Pass

Previous Walk: Knock Pike (Sat 1 May 2004)

Next Walk: Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag (Fri 7 May 2004)

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