Potter Fell

Fri 20 Sep 2002

Route: Bowston back road - Side House - Potter Tarn - Gurnal Dubs - Ulgraves - a nameless top (1,266ft) - Brunt Knott - a nameless top (1,262ft) - Potter Tarn - Ghyll Pool - Hundhowe - Bowston back road

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 1,700ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: On Own


A grey day.

The plan had been to followed A. Wainwright's 'Potter Fell' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 8] however 'Keep Out' and 'No Access' notices and high walls and fences meant that alternative routes had to be taken.

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Side House

Potter Tarn

Looking back down on Potter Tarn

Gurnal Dubs

Looking across Longsleddale to Whiteside Pike from Ulgraves summit cairn

Longsleddale from Ulgraves summit cairn

One of the many stone walls, Potter Fell

Brunt Knott from a nameless top

The Kentmere fells from Brunt Knott summit

Northerly panorama from Brunt Knott's summit

Wall through a pond as noted by Wainwright, Brunt Knott

Looking back towards Brunt Knott

Ghyll Pool

Previous Walk: Causey Pike plus (Sat 14 Sep 2002)

Next Walk: Orrest Head (Fri 20 Sep 2002)

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