Saturday 28th September 2013

 

Start Point : Blea Tarn NT car park (NY 295 043)

                   

Distance :  5.9 miles        Height Ascended : 2100 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

Great Langdale.

 

Blake Rigg over Blea Tarn.

 

Blea Tarn reflections.

 

The Langdale Pikes.

 

Blea Tarn.

 

Harrison Stickle x2.

 

Blea Tarn.

 

Side Pike.

 

Mickleden.

 

Pike o' Blisco......Kettle Crag to the right.

 

Redacre Gill.

 

Looking back  down the beautifully pitched path towards Great Langdale and beyond.

 

Great Langdale.

 

Approaching the summit of Pike o' Blisco......Esk Pike in the distance to the right.

 

Pike o' Stickle .....Skiddaw behind in the far distance.

 

The summit cairn.

 

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from the summit.

 

A splended prospect of the Great Langdale valley from the summit.

 

Grey Friar and Cold Pike with Black Combe in between in the far distance.

 

Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell hold the most attention on the summit……….

 

But there are fine views all round……here looking towards Windermere.....Ingleborough clearly visible in the far distance.

 

Great Knott and Crinkle Crags.

 

Marion on the lookout.

 

Red Tarn.

 

Red Tarn reflections.

 

Looking down Wrynose Pass.

 

The Three Shire Stone.....Cold Pike provides the background.

 

Little Langdale.

 

The small rocky outcrop of Castle Howe.

 

The Langdale Pikes through the Blea Tarn gap.

 

Herding the Herdwicks.