Sunday, 26th October 2008

             

      

 

Walk: Hartsop, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Threshthwaite Mouth, Thornthwaite Crag, The Knott, Angle Tarn, Boredale Hause
Start Point: Cow Bridge car park Grid Reference: NY 403 134
Distance: 11.5 miles Ascent: 3,500 feet
Time: 6 hours    
Weather: Generally dry with a few heavy showers. Strong winds on exposed ridges.
Comments: The walk started 1 hour late due to problems with flooded roads. Good visibility most of the day, all summits clear of mist. Two walkers attended.

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A swollen Pasture beck at Hartsop

 

Patterdale from Hartsop, Brothers Water overflowing in the foreground

 

Looking West from Hartsop Dodd

 

Stony Cove Pike with Thornthwaite Crag on the horizon

 

Troutbeck Valley from Threshthwaite Mouth, with Troutbeck Tongue in the centre

 

A lonely Thornthwaite Beacon with Harter Fell just to the right

 

Kidsty Pike and Haweswater

 

Angle Tarn

 

Hartsop Dodd and Caudale Moor

 

Where does Ullswater end and the flooded fields start?

 

The sun highlights Caudale Moor on the left whilst Red Screes stand guard over the Kirkstone Pass

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