Red Screes

Sat 11 Jan 2003

Route: Ambleside - High Sweden Bridge - Scandale - Scandale Pass - Red Screes - Red Screes Tarn - Snarker Pike - south ridge - Kirkstone Pass road - Ambleside

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 2,400ft

Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky to start with but cloud building, paths very icy

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Road sign in Ambleside

Nab Scar, the double top of Heron Pike and Great Rigg

The Langdale Pikes and High Raise seen above part of Loughrigg Fell

High Sweden Bridge

Looking up Scandale to Little Hart Crag


Reaching Scandale Pass

A glimpse of Brothers Water

Northerly panorma from the climb up Red Screes

Low Pike to Little Hart Crag

The route up Red Screes from Scandale Pass with the snow covered Saint Sunday Crag in the distance and the rocky Little Hart Crag on the right

Red Screes summit, in cloud

Descending Red Screes south ridge, straight into the sun

Looking down on Kirkstone Pass Inn

Looking down Red Screes' south ridge to Windermere

Rydal Water and the two arms of the Fairfield Horseshoe

Looking back up Red Screes south ridge

Rydal Water and the Langdale Pikes

Previous Walk: Raven Crag and The Benn (Tue 7 Jan 2003)

Next Walk: Rannerdale Knotts (Sat 18 Jan 2003)

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