Friday 12th October 2012

 

Start Point : NT car park Blea Tarn  (SD 705 976)

                   

Distance : 3.0 miles          Height Ascended : 370 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Side Pike and the Langdale Pikes.

 

Height is quickly gained on the path opposite Bleatarn House.

 

Pike o' Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell over Blea Tarn

 

The Langdale Pikes over Side Pike.

 

Passing showers Wetherlam.

 

Crinkle Crags.

 

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Lingmoor Fell - Lingmoor Tarn lower right.

 

The sunlight lights up the heather.

 

Looking down on Blea Tarn.

 

The view up Oxendale.

 

 

The fast moving clouds constantly changing the light and shadow patterns.

 

Looking into Mickleden over Side Pike.

 

The Great Wall of Lingmoor.

 

Side Pike and the Langdale Pikes.

 

Side Pike from the ridge running up to Lingmoor Fell.

 

The Langdale Pikes……………………again.

 

Crinkle Crags over the southern edge of Side Pike.

 

All that glistens is not gold…………………Blea Tarn.

 

 

Duncan negotiates ‘The Squeeze’ on Side Pike.

 

The Langdale Pikes nicely juxtaposed between the slopes of Rakerigg and Side Pike.

 

Sunlight and shadow.

 

Blea Tarn.