Harter Fell, Branstree and Selside Pike

Sat 10 May 2003

Route: Mardale Head - Small Water - Nan Bield Pass - Harter Fell - Gatescarth Pass - Branstree - Selside Pike - Old Corpse Road - Haweswater lakeside path - Mardale Head

Distance: 8.25 miles

Ascent: 2,415ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Windy, scattered clouds

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Mardale Head

Small Water and Haweswater

Sign on the shelter at Nan Bield Pass

Looking back down on Nan Bield Pass from the path up Harter Fell

Kentmere Reservoir, Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick

Westerly panorama from the route up Harter Fell

Froswick and Red Screes with Crinkle Crags, Bowfell, the Scafells, Great End and Great Gable in the far distance

Harter Fell summit cairn

360 Panorama from Harter Fell's summit

High Street, Blea Water, Kidsty Pike and High Raise from Harter Fell

Haweswater from Harter Fell

Just follow the fence. Branstree from Gatescarth Pass

Harter Fell from Gatescarth Pass

South to Longsleddale with Tarn Crag on the left and Goat Crag on the right from the route up Branstree

Branstree summit

The higher cairn on Artlecrag Pike

The survey post, Branstree

The Pennines from Selside Pike summit

Looking down into Swindale

On the Old Corpse Road (Mardale to Swindale)

Haweswater from the Old Corpse Road

Haweswater from the Old Corpse Road

The Rigg, Rough Crag, Long Stile onto High Street, Riggindale and Kidsty Pike on the far right

Harter Fell and Haweswater

Haweswater from the shore

Previous Walk: Loughrigg Fell from Ambleside (Mon 5 May 2003)

Next Walk: Harter Fell, Eskdale (Sun 11 May 2003)

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