Tarn Hows, Black Crag & Hodge Close

Wed 14 Apr 2004

Route: Tarn Hows carpark - Tarn Hows - Black Fell (Black Crag) - Low Arnside - Hollin Bank - Tongue Intake - Low Oxen Fell - High Oxen Fell - Hodge Close Quarry - Uskdale Gap (Holme Fell) - Yew Tree Farm - Glen Mary Bridge - Tom Gill Waterfall - Tarn Hows - Tarn Hows carpark

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 1,250ft

Time: 4 hours

With: Gordon, Gail and Guy


Overcast, dull

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Tarn Hows

The top of Wetherlam lost in cloud

Not much left of Iron Keld Plantation

Looking towards Black Crag's summit

Ambleside and the head of Windermere from Black Crag's summit

The isolated farmhouse of Low Arnside

Green fields near High Oxen Fell with Lingmoor Fell behind

Hodge Close Quarry

Hodge Close Quarry

Hodge Close - Looking down on the platform and lake from above

The Langdale Pikes from Holme Fell

Looking towards Black Crag from above Yew Tree Tarn

Yew Tree Farm with Wetherlam behind

Tom Gill Waterfall

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