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Fairfield Horseshoe

Fairfield Horseshoe


Postby Broggy1 » Wed Mar 31, 2021 2:07 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Dove Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Hart Crag, Heron Pike, High Pike (Eastern Fells), Low Pike, Nab Scar

Hewitts included on this walk: Dove Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Hart Crag

Date walked: 31/03/2021

Time taken: 3.45

Distance: 18.3 km

Ascent: 1191m

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Very early start to get to a classic lakes walk before it got busy. Nearly got round without seeing anybody until the descent from Nab Scar.

Gorgeous weather.

1 Early morning.JPG
Early morning start and excited to tackle some proper hills again


2 Inversion over Windermere.JPG
Inversion over Windermere


3 The High Fells look great from Low Pike.JPG
The High Fells look great from Low Pike


4 The eay walk to Dove Crag from HP.JPG
Easy going to Dove Crag from High Pike


5 HC and F from DC.JPG
Hart Crag and Fairfield ahead from Dove Crag


6 F and H from HC.JPG
Fairfield and Helvellyn beyond from Hart Crag


7 H behind F.JPG
Helvellyn from Fairfield


8 Me - SSC behind.JPG
St Sunday Crag behind me


9 The return leg.JPG
The return leg - still hadn't seen a sole at this point


10 Back to the High Fells from Heron.JPG
Looking back at the main Horseshoe fells from Heron Pike


11 Coniston Fells.JPG
Coniston Fells from Nab Scar


12 Loughrigg behind Rydal.JPG
Loughrigg Fell and Coniston Fells behind Rydal Water
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