Thursday 13th September 2007

 

Start Point : Sadgill (NY 483 057)

                   

Distance : 12.1 miles         Height Ascended : 1200 metres

 

Route Map

 

Upper Longsleddale from below Great Howe on the steep ascent to Grey Crag –

the low cloud persisted during the first half of today's walk

 

Another outing for Violet seen her beside the summit cairn on Grey Crag

 

The top of Artle Crag is marked by these two fine stone columns

 

A glimpse of Haweswater from Artle Crag

 

Looking down on upper Longsleddale from the slopes of Branstree and signs that the cloud may be beginning to lift

 

Harter Crag from the same view point – Gatesgarth Pass lower left

 

Mardale Head, The Rigg and Haweswater from Harter Fell....................

 

………….....and a  look back to Selside Pike and Branstree

 

Some low cloud still lingering but adding to this view of Blea Water with High Street beyond

 

Looking across the summit of Harter Fell to Mardale Ill Bell and High Street.

Distant views of Helvellyn (centre) and Blencathra (far right)

 

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick over Kentmere Reservoir

 

A wider view including Kentmere Common to the right

 

The village of Kentmere (centre left) catches some sun - Kentmere Tarn is the small sheet of water just right of centre

 

Another view of the Yoke / Ill Bell ridge taken from Kentmere Pike

 

Goat Scar and Shipman Knotts and the view down lower Longsleddale

 

The view southwest from Shipman Knotts including the upper reaches of Morecambe Bay and Windermere

 

The western ‘arm’ of the Kentmere Horseshoe with Thornthwaite Crag right of centre

 

Longsleddale from the descent of Shipman Knotts

 

Tarn Crag and Grey Crag now cloud-free

 

A contrast to the earlier view of Upper Longsleddale now bathed in bright sunshine

 

Sadgill Bridge