|Walk:||Hollow Moor, Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, NanBield Pass and Kentmere Reservoir|
|Start Point:||Kentmere||Grid Reference:||NY 458 039|
|Distance:||13 miles||Ascent:||3,550 feet|
|Weather:||A cold start but warming up as the clouds and mist cleared leaving blue skies before clouding over once again.|
Planned as a grade 3 walk but changed to a 2 with full agreement from all attending. With temperatures rising and skies clearing, a low level section of the walk was substituted by a high level section i.e. Kentmere Pike.
Kentmere Village and ready for the off
Our first climb with the hills in the background just visible
Hollow Moor(Green Quarter), an Outlying Fell just off our planned route
It’s warming up and the air is clearing. With full agreement from all, our route was changed to take in the Kentmere Pike ridge. Here we are approaching Shipman Knotts with views down Longsleddale valley
Looking up to Gatesgarth Pass
Shipman Knotts summit
Kentmere Pike summit
Harter Fell summit
Descending to Nan Bield pass
Zooming back up to the Nan Bield Pass . . .
the cyclist give a good idea . . .
of the route of the zig-zag path
Off path and heading down to . . .
All that remains now is the walk along the valley floor back to Kentmere