Sunday, 5th November 2017

Walk: Souther Fell, Scales Fell, Blencathra, Mungrisedale Common, Bannerdale Crags, Bowscale Fell
Start Point: Mungrisedale Village Hall Grid Reference: NY 363 303 
Distance: 12.5 miles Ascent: 3,500 feet
Time: 6.5 hours
Weather: A clear and bright day with strong chilly winds

Three walkers joined the leader on this walk in the Northen Fells. The strong winds and very wet conditions underfoot apart, a good day was had with some excellent views

Souther Fell Summit

Cloud on Blencathra but Bannerdale Crags are clear

Looking South towards Clough Head and the Dodds

Some brave soul on Sharp Edge

Scales Tarn

Blencathra Summit

Looking across Gategill Fell to Derwentwater

Mungrisedale Common

Skiddaw from Mungrisedale Common

We recruit 2 new friends on Bannerdale Crags

Bowscale Fell

Looking back to Blencathra

New bridge at Mungrisedale to replace the one washed away by last year's floods

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