Glencoyne Dale

Mon 4 Aug 2003

Route: Aira Force bottom carpark - Aira Force - High Force - Dockray - Watermillock Common - Glencoyne - Nick Head - Sheffield Pike - Nick Head - Glencoyne - Seldom Seen - Ullswater - Glenridding village

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 1,725ft

Time: 6 hours 30 minutes

With: 10 HF Holidays guests


Sunny, very hot

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Aira Force from below

Aira Force from above

The Royal Hotel, Dockray

Leaving Dockray

Zooming back in on Great Mell Fell and Dockray

Great Mell Fell, Dockray and Gowbarrow Fell

Ullswater, the northern end of the High Street ridge and Place Fell


Gowbarrow Fell

The head of Ullswater

Looking north down Ullswater

Following the wall with Sheffield Pike ahead

Sheffield Pike from across Glencoyne

The start of the balcony path, an old miners route, round the head of Glencoyne

Looking back along the path,Glencoyne

Heading for Nick Head with Sheffield Pike on the left of the photo


Sheffield Pike with our descent path clearly visible sloping down to the left

Looking across to Catstycam and Helvellyn from the ascent of Sheffield Pike

Nick Head and Greenside from the ascent

Ullswater from Sheffield Pike summit

360 Panorama from Sheffield Pike's summit

Ullswater from Glencoyne

Descending to the lake with Seldom Seen cottages in the wood

Glencoyne Farm


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