|Walk:||Gowbarrow Fell, Little Mell Fell, Great Mell Fell|
|Start Point:||Dockray||Grid Reference:||NY 393 215|
|Distance:||10.5 miles||Ascent:||2,650 feet|
|Weather:||Cold and blustery with the occasional hail or sleet shower. Very strong winds on exposed summits.|
Eight walkers joined the leader on the first strenuous walk of the new year. Not ideal conditions and very wet underfoot but we have endured worse. The highlight of the day for me was when two of the ponies from Great Mell Fell decided they would like to share Lesley’s flapjack.
Overnight snow on the fells around Ullswater
Gowbarrow summit with Little Mell Fell in the background
Group shot on Gowbarrow Fell
It's a challenge staying upright on Little Mell Fell
Blencathra from Great Mell Fell
Great Mell Fell
Hello, what's for lunch
Don't worry . . .
I'll have a look myself
Great Mell Fell from Ulcat Row