Wednesday  13th July 2011

 

Start Point : Cow Bridge -Hartsop (NY 403 134)

                   

Distance : 7.6 miles          Height Ascended : 760 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Hartsop Dodd from Cow Bridge.

 

In the centre Middle Dodd and Red Screes my two objectives for today from the start of the walk alongside Brothers Water.

 

Dove Crag and Hart Crag above Dovedale.

 

Middle Dodd and High Hartsop Dodd.

(…….note the symmetry of the pitch of the barn roof as it is approached across the boulder-dotted

 pastures from Hartsop Hall and the sides of the pyramid of the Dodd behind) (AW)

 

Dovedale.

 

High Hartsop Dodd.

 

Middle Dodd.

 

Angletarn Pikes from the foot of Caiston Beck.

 

Following the path up Caiston Glen to the head of Scandale Pass.

 

Upper Caiston Beck waterfalls.

 

Looking down Caiston Beck to Hartsop vale.

The head of Scandale Pass and the twin summits of Little Hart Crag.

 

Scandale.

 

As height is gained on the easy climb up to Red Screes the Coniston Fells gain prominence.

 

Little Hart Crag, Place Fell, Angletarn Pikes and Hartsop Dodd from Broad Crag.

 

Looking down Caiston Glen from the Rose Kershaw cairn.

 

Scandale Pass from the approach to the summit of Red Screes.

 

Summit pillar on Red Screes and the view north.

 

Rock tor at the top of the northeast ridge.

 

Red Screes summit tarn.

 

Froswick, Kentmere Pike, Ill Bell and Yoke.

 

Windermere and beyond to Morecambe Bay.

 

Helvellyn and Striding Edge catch a cloud shadow.

 

Smallthwaite Band leading to Middle Dodd………………

 

…………………and again.

 

North across Middle Dodd.

 

The head of Scandale Pass - the path taken earlier up Caiston Glen  can be seen snaking from the bottom right of this picture.

 

Red Screes from Middle Dodd.

 

Enjoying the fine northerly aspect from the summit of Middle Dodd……………

 

………..before the steep descent.

 

Over High Hartsop Dodd  and Hartsop above How to St Sunday Crag.

 

Zooming in on Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes.

 

The steep grassy slope of High Hartsop Dodd's northern ridge.

 

Looking back up Middle Dodd's northern slope - my steep descent route followed

 the skyline to the left to just above the crag and then down alongside the wall.

 

Kirkstonefoot.

 

Middle Dodd and Caiston Glen.

 

The distinctive double top of Angletarn Pikes.

 

A couple of Dodds.

 

Dovedale still bathed in the summer sunshine.

 

Lots of dandelions and a Violet.

 

High Hartsop Dodd and Dove Crag from Brothers Water's eastern shore.

 

The lower slope of Hartsop above How over Brothers Water.

 

The Kirk Stone - still with traces of white-wash from when it was marked to catch tourist attention.