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As we set off the autumn colours are clear to see
A beautiful tree with Fairfield in the distance
We set off on the familiar footpath up Hartsop Above How
Looking back towards Patterdale, Arnison Crag on the left and Place Fell on the right . . .
and again from higher up
Fairfield comes into view in the distance
The summit of Hartsop Above How
This makes a great spot for our tea break with stunning views all around
From here we set off on the ascent of Hart Crag in the distance
Looking back to Hartsop Above How
As we climb higher Morecambe Bay can be seen
The summit of Hart Crag
We drop down from Fairfield following the path off Cofa Pike
From here there are very clear views to the west . . .
and to the east down Deepdale . . .
and down to Grisedale Tarn
This makes an ideal spot for lunch where, as usual, the poser takes full advantage of the photo opportunity!
Views back to Seat Sandal . . .
and across to Helvellyn
The summit of St Sunday Crag is eventually reached
More clear views of Helvellyn
We set off from St Sunday Crag . . .
and it's not long before Ullswater comes into view
Looking east from Birks . . .
which we leave . . .
to follow the wall down to Trough Head
From here there are stunning views across Ullswater . . .
The final summit of the day, Arnison Crag is conquered
Looking across to Hartsop
One final view of Ullswater near the end of the walk