Silver How

Wed 19 Nov 2003

Route: Grasmere Village - Allan Bank - Wray Gill - Silver How - Dow Bank - High Close - Loughrigg Terrace - Grasmere - road - Grasmere Village

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 2 hours 40 minutes

With: On Own


Mild, overcast, cloud covering the high fells at times

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Allan Bank, Wordsworth's residence 1808-1811

Seat Sandal, Fairfield and Great Rigg from the ascent of Silver How

Sourmilk Gill, Easedale and Helm Crag

The Langdale Pikes from near the summit of Silver How

Helvellyn in cloud and Fairfield from Silver How summit

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the summit

Pike O' Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell in cloud, the Langdale Pikes

Elterwater Slate Quarry

The view east from the descent off Silver How

Elter Water with Black Crag behind on the left

High Close YHA

Road sign at the junction near High Close

Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace

Silver How from Grasmere Weir

Grasmere Weir

Helm Crag and Seat Sandal across Grasmere

Previous Walk: Sale Fell and Ling Fell (Sun 16 Nov 2003)

Next Walk: Esk Pike and Bowfell (Fri 21 Nov 2003)

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