Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag and Dovedale

Thu 18 Dec 2003

Route: Cow Bridge - Hartsop Above How - Hart Crag - Dovedale - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water - Cow Bridge

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: On Own


Blue sky and high cloud to the east, cloudy to the west, a bitterly cold wind on the tops

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Angletarn Pikes from the climb up to the ridge from Cow Bridge

Hartsop with Brock Crags catching the sun

Looking back down the ridge to Place Fell

Hartsop Above How with Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield on the skyline from Gale Crag

360 Panorama from Hartsop Above How's summit


The ridge up to Hart Crag

The far eastern fells with Dove Crag on the right

Helvellyn with its top just in cloud

Looking back towards Hartsop Above How with the High Street Fells beyond

Great Rigg from Hart Crag's summit

Hoarfrost on summit boulders, Hart Crag

Looking out over Stangs to the far eastern fells from the descent into Dovedale

Hartsop Above How from near the bottom of the scree gully

Dove Crag from below


Looking back up Dovedale to Dove Crag

Old mine workings near Hartsop Hall

Brothers Water, looking towards Kirkstone Pass

Previous Walk: Scafell (Mon 15 Dec 2003)

Next Walk: Latrigg (Sun 21 Dec 2003)

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