Place Fell

Tue 6 Aug 2002

Route: Patterdale - Side Farm - Boredale Hause - Place Fell - Hare Shaw - Side Farm - Patterdale

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 1,700ft

Time: 2 hours


Humid and very hazy.

Helping on the start on day 3 of the Lakeland 5 Day Orienteering competition. Time at start not included in the walk time.

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The head of Ullswater and Sheffield Pike in the haze from the path up to Boredale Hause

The orienteering finish at Boredale Hause

Orienteers descending to the finish at Boredale Hause

Boredale Hause, Brothers Water, Caudale Moor (left skyline), Red Screes (centre skyline) and the Hartsop Above How ridge (right) in the haze

Looking down on Patterdale, the orienteering car park and the tents of the Scout's Jamboree

Approaching Place Fell summit

Orienteering start, high up on Place Fell

Looking across to Saint Sunday Crag and the Helvellyn range from Place Fell

An Ullswater Steamer leaving Glenridding

Dacre Castle, built 1307

Previous Walk: The Dodds from Dockray (Mon 5 Aug 2002)

Next Walk: Birks and Arnison Crag (Wed 7 Aug 2002)

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