Around Easedale in Snow

… where the skies cleared to give some great views of Ullscarf.

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Around Easedale in Snow

Sunday, 5 February 2017
10.69 miles/17.2 km
3,005 ft/916 m ascent
6 hours 30 minutes

… more photos on Flickr


Set off from Grasmere with plenty of mist on the fell summits.  Got mistier as we ascended Helm Crag (1,329ft/405m) and completely cloudy by the top of Gibson Knott (1,378ft/420m).  Boggy terrain and difficult to identify a good route to the top of Calf Crag (1,762ft/537m) and then up to the top of Codale Head (2,402ft/732m) …

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Calf Crag
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Gilian on Gibson Knott

 

 

 

 

 

 

… where the skies cleared to give some great views of Ullscarf (2,382ft/726m) and the Langdale valley.

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Ullscarf

Lengthy trek over the Blea Rigg (1,775ft/541m)  ridge to Silver How (1,296ft/395m) watching the clouds dancing in the afternoon sunshine!

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View from Blea Rigg

 


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