Pillar plus

Sat 13 Jul 2002

Route: Wasdale Head - Black Sail Pass - Looking Stead - High Level Route - Pillar - Wind Gap - Black Crag - Little Scoat Fell - Steeple - Little Scoat Fell - Red Pike - Dore Head - Over Beck - Overbeck Bridge - road - Wasdale Head

Distance: 12.00 miles

Ascent: 3,500ft

Time: 6 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Dry, warm, no wind

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Pillar from Wasdale Head

Green Gable, Great Gable, cloud flowing through Beck Head and Kirk Fell from above Black Sail Pass

Looking back into Mosedale with Yewbarrow centre and the Dore Head screes obvious

A tiny Black Sail Youth Hostel below Haystacks from Looking Stead

Ennerdale forestry work

On the first part of the High Level Route, Pillar

The Shamrock Traverse and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

Robinson's Cairn plaque

A cloudy Pillar summit

Leaving Pillar for Black Crag with Scoat Fell and Steeple ahead

Panorama from the descent to Wind Gap from Pillar

Joss Naylor, legendary fellrunner and Wasdale sheep farmer

Looking back over Black Crag to Pillar from the ascent up Scoat Fell

Little Scoat Fell summit cairn, on top of the wall

Steeple from Scoat Fell

Heading to Steeple

Pillar from Steeple's summit with Great Gable on the right with its top in cloud

Red Pike from the route off Scoat Fell

Great Gable from Red Pike's summit

The Chair, Red Pike

Panorama of the Wasdale Fells from The Chair, Red Pike

The Scafells and Yewbarrow from above Dore Head

Wastwater and the Screes from the side of Yewbarrow, above Over Beck

Lingmell, Scafell Pike and Scafell from Yewbarrow's south ridge

Wastwater and the Screes

THE VIEW, classic Wasdale

THE VIEW, classic Wasdale

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