Sunday, 31st July 2011

   

            

 

Walk: Lingmoor Fell, Blea Tarn & Slater Bridge
Start Point: Elterwater car park Grid Reference: NY 329 051
Distance: 9.7 miles Ascent: 2,200 feet
Time: 6.5 hours    
Weather: Mainly overcast, but no rain
Comments: It was a very pleasant surprise that Gary & Robina joined us for the day. Our group of 21 set off along the Great Langdale Beck before making our way through the woods and quarry and the climb onto Lingmoor Fell. At the western end the group split with some carrying on to tackle the ‘squeeze’ and the rest took the path down to the cattle grid, where we regrouped. The route then took us past Blea Tarn, Fell Foot and Slater Bridge, before returning to Elterwater via Little Langdale and Wilsons Place

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Group gathers in Elterwater

 

Start of the steady climb onto Lingmoor Hill . . .

 

past Dale End . . .

 

for a coffee stop

 

Still climbing as the weather looks ominous, but it didn't rain

 

Catch up and Gary takes a rest . . .

 

But the view over Elter Water & Windermere is nice

 

469m at Brown How

 

We meet a local resident ??

 

Some take the high road for a squeeze . . .

 

and some take the low road to the cattle grid

 

Tea break before . . .

 

Slater Bridge

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