Newlands Round

Mon 6 May 2002

Route: Newlands Church, Little Town - Low Snab Farm - Scope End - Hindscarth - Hindscarth Edge - Dale Head - Dalehead Tarn - High Spy - Blea Crag Cairn - Maiden Moor - Hause Gate - Little Town - Newlands Church

Distance: 9.00 miles

Ascent: 2,980ft

Time: 4 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Sunshine and blue sky but clouding over, windy on the tops.

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Scope End and Robinson from Newlands Church

Newlands Valley, Skiddaw and Blencathra framed by Rowling End (left) and Catbells (right) from Scope End

The ridge to Hindscarth summit

Looking northwards back down the ridge from Hindscarth

Northerly panorama from Hindscarth's northern summit cairn

Dale Head, The Scafells and Great Gable from Hindscarth summit

Southerly panorama from Hindscarth summit

The ridge of Fleetwith Pike sloping down left to right, Pillar, the High Stile Ridge and Buttermere from Dale Head

Skiddaw from Dale Head summit

The long descent down to Dalehead Tarn

High Spy from Dalehead Tarn

Causey Pike from the stream near Dalehead Tarn

Looking back to Dale Head from the climb up High Spy

High Spy summit

Hindscarth seen across the head of Newlands Valley

Derwent Water and Keswick from Blea Crag cairn

The large flat top of Maiden Moor from Blea Crag cairn

Hindscarth and Robinson from Maiden Moor summit

Looking down on Low Snab Farm and the mine workings on Scope End from Maiden Moor

Catbells, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra from Maiden Moor

The path to Little Town from Hause Gate, with Causey Pike ahead

Skiddaw and Swinside from Little Town

Previous Walk: Grasmoor Fells (Sun 5 May 2002)

Next Walk: Top O'Selside (Sat 11 May 2002)

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