Esk Pike and Bowfell

Fri 21 Nov 2003

Route: Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale - Mickleden - Rossett Gill - Rossett Pike - Angle Tarn - Esk Hause - Esk Pike - Ore Gap - Bowfell - Three Tarns - The Band - Stool End Farm - Old Dungeon Ghyll Hotel

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 3,350ft

Time: 4 hours 50 minutes

With: On Own


In cloud most of time, snow shower on top, rain on the way down, very light winds throughout

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Pike O' Stickle and Gimmer Crag from Mickleden

Rossett Pike from Mickleden

Sign at the end of Mickleden

Great Langdale cloud inversion with the Langdale Pikes on the left from the zig-zags up Rossett Gill

Great Langdale cloud inversion

Langdale Pikes and Great Langdale cloud inversion

Lingmoor Fell peaks out

The pointed top of Pike O' Blisco with the Coniston Fells behind from Rossett Pike

The cloud inversion from Rossett Pike

The cloud inversion from Rossett Pike

The Great Slab on Bowfell

The cloud inversion from the head of Rossett Gill

Shelter at lower Esk Hause and its now snowing

Esk Pike summit

Harter Fell, Eskdale through a break in the clouds

Ore Gap

The top of The Great Slab, Bowfell

The route down to Three Tarns

Three Tarns

Stool End and Great Langdale from the bottom of The Band, out of the cloud at last

Herdwicks at Stool End

The Langdale Pikes

Cloud still covers The Band

Previous Walk: Silver How (Wed 19 Nov 2003)

Next Walk: Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike (Sun 23 Nov 2003)

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