Little Town to Honister Pass

Sun 9 Feb 2003

Route: Newlands Church, Little Town - Hause Gate - Maiden Moor - Blea Crag Cairn - High Spy - Dalehead Tarn - Dale Head - Honister Pass

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 4 hours

With: Anne and Roger & Ann Hiley


Sunshine, broken cloud

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Scope End from Little Town

Swinside from Little Town

Approaching Hause Gate with Causey Pike behind

A group ascending Maiden Moor

Derwent Water

Catbells, Derwent Water and Keswick from Maiden Moor

Goldscope Mine and Low Snab Farm

Catbells from Maiden Moor summit

Dale Head, Hindscarth and the upper Newlands valley

Looking down on Grange in Borrowdale from near Blea Crag Cairn

High Spy summit cairn

Dale Head from High Spy

The distinctive profile of Pike O' Stickle 5.75 miles to the south east

Lunch stop at Dalehead Tarn

Dalehead Tarn from the route up Dale Head

Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike with a touch of snow, Dollywaggon Pike and Fairfield

Hindscarth with the Eel Crag to Causey Pike ridge behind from Dale Head summit

Descending to Honister Pass

Honister Crag and Buttermere

Honister Slate Mine at Honister Pass

Honister Crag

Previous Walk: Loughrigg Fell (Sat 8 Feb 2003)

Next Walk: Great Gable plus (Sat 15 Feb 2003)

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