Seathwaite Fell

Sat 23 Nov 2002

Route: Seathwaite, Borrowdale - Stockley Bridge - Seathwaite Fell - Sprinkling Tarn - Sty Head - Styhead Tarn - Taylorgill Force - Seathwaite

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,750ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Cloud base approx. 2,000ft, raining for the second half of the walk, very wet underfoot

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Seathwaite Fell from Seathwaite

Seathwaite Fell and Taylorgill Force Waterfall

Stockley Bridge

Stockley Bridge

Looking north back down Borrowdale

Climbing up Seathwaite Fell (AW's B route)

Seathwaite Fell, Wainwright's summit (601m)

Seathwaite Fell North Top (632m)

Seathwaite Fell South Top (631m)

Sprinkling Tarn in the cloud

Descending to Sty Head with Great Gable ahead

Styhead Tarn

A short diversion from Sty Head allows you to look down on Wasdale Head with Yewbarrow behind

Piers Gill and Lingmell

Sty Head Stretcher Box with Lingmell behind

The Taylorgill Force path follows the left (west) bank of Styhead Gill

Taylorgill Force

Taylorgill Force

The path down by Taylorgill Force requires some scrambling

A wet Borrowdale

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