Thursday 30th July 2009

 

Start Point : Sadgill (NY 483 057)

                   

Distance : 7.8 miles          Height Ascended : 700 metres

 

Route Map

    

 

Sadgill, Longsleddale

 

Looking down Longsleddale just after the start of the climb up the pass between Sadgill and Stile End

 

Towards upper Longsleddale from the same viewpoint - Tarn Crag and Grey Crag the high points opposite

 

Shipman Knotts from the south

 

The first view of the Yoke / Ill Bell / Froswick ridge opens up by Wray Crag

 

As height is gained on the ascent of Shipman Knotts the view down Longsleddale becomes more impressive

 

The Kentmere Horseshoe

 

Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick

 

A spectacular view down Longsleddale near the summit of Goat Scar

 

Shipman Knotts from Goat Scar

 

Goat Scar summit cairn and the view down Longsleddale

 

Branstree and head of Longsleddale from Goat Scar

 

Longsleddale panorama – click on image for a larger version

 

The southwesterly aspect from just below the summit of Kentmere Pike

 

Looking across the summit of Kentmere Pike to the western half of ‘the horseshoe’

 

The Yoke / Ill Bell ridge

 

The chaotic summit cairn of Harter Fell – the Coniston Fells, Crinkle Crags, Sca Fells and Great Gable silhouetted against the skyline

 

Dark skies on Harter Fell

 

High Street over Blea Water tarn

 

Haweswater…………………………..

 

……………………….and again……………….

 

………………….and again with Martha

 

The boundary stone at Adam Seat - Tarn Crag behind

 

The Gatescarth Pass at Upper Longsleddale

 

Above Wrengill Quarry - the path to the old workings seen running left to right

 

Wren

 

The falls below Wrengill Quarry

 

Buckbarrow Crag

 

The late afternnon sun lights up the crags below Sleddale Fell

 

Evening sunlight on Great Howe