Tue 17 Jan 2012

Route: Gatesgarth - Peggy's Bridge - Scarth Gap - Haystacks - Innominate Tarn - Blackbeck Tarn - Dubs Quarry - Warnscale Bottom - Gatesgarth

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 1,650ft

Time: 3 hours

With: On own


Overcast, high fells in cloud, not much wind. Some blue sky at the end of the walk.

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The Buttermere Pines with Haystacks behind

The flood damage of November 2009 has just been repaired

Fleetwith Pike

Looking back down the Scarth Gap path, Buttermere is now far below

Haystacks summit tarn and cairn

Haystacks other summit cairn, Great Gable in the cloud

Looking back to Haystacks from a partly frozen Innominate Tarn

Pillar in cloud but Pillar Rock can just be seen

The way ahead from Innominate Tarn, Green Crag on the left

Blackbeck Tarn

Buttermere with Crummock Water beyond, and a bit of blue sky

Warnscale Bottom with a now cloud free High Crag on the left

Blue skies over Buttermere

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