Birks and Arnison Crag

Wed 7 Aug 2002

Route: Patterdale - Glenamara Park - Grisedale - Elmhow zig-zags - Birks - Trough Head - Arnison Crag - Patterdale

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,800ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: Paul Canham and Anne


Warm evening with only a light breeze

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The White Lion, Patterdale

Band of cloud hiding Nethermost Pike

Looking back towards Place Fell from Grisedale

Dollywaggon Pike and Nethermost Pike in cloud from Grisedale

On the zig-zag ascent out of Grisedale

Looking northwards across Grisedale

Saint Sunday Crag ahead

Caudale Moor and Red Screes on the skyline with the long ridge of Hartsop Above How in front from Birks summit

360 Panorama from Birks summit

Descending off Birks towards Arnison Crag

High Street ridge in cloud, Gray Crag, Hartsop Dodd with Thornthwaite Crag behind and Caudale Moor


Heading to Arnison Crag with Place Fell beyond

Heading to Arnison Crag with Place Fell beyond

Arnison Crag summit, looking towards Hartsop Dodd, Caudale Moor, Red Screes and the long Hartsop Above How ridge

Ullswater from the descent off Arnison Crag

Previous Walk: Place Fell (Tue 6 Aug 2002)

Next Walk: Seat Robert and High Wether Howe (Thu 8 Aug 2002)

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