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Cautley Spout, Bush Howe and Simons Seat +

Cautley Spout, Bush Howe and Simons Seat +


Postby Broggy1 » Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:32 pm

Hewitts included on this walk: Calders, Fell Head, The Calf

Date walked: 16/04/2015

Time taken: 3.3

Distance: 17.3 km

Ascent: 1094m

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Used a bit of flexi time for a lovely afternoon in the most beautiful corner of The Howgills.

This was my first visit to Cautley Spout - which is really impressive - and I was also keen to get to the Nuttall Summit of Bush Howe which would require an out and back. I also decided to add in Fell Head and the previously unvisited Simon's Seat as they were close by. Returning back over The Calf again and then Bram Rigg Top, Calders, Great Dummacks and a steep and direct descent back to valley level.

Hot with little wind.

Pics....

Cautley Crag.JPG
Cautley Crag


Spout 1.JPG
Cautley Spout


Spout 2.JPG
Cautley Spout with the sun pouring over the top


Spout 3.JPG
Cautley Spout again


Wild Boar and Swarth Fell.JPG
Looking back towards Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell


On top of Cautley Spout.JPG
Nearing the top of Cautley Spout


Gill.JPG
Red Gill Beck


Yarlside.JPG
Looking back at Yarlside


The Calf.JPG
The calf summit


Cairn on White Fell Head.JPG
Cairn on White Fell Head looking South


Bush Howe ahead wth Simons Seat behind.JPG
Bush Howe ahead with Simon's Seat on the right


Breaks Head from Bush Howe.JPG
Breaks Head from Bush Howe


Lune Gorge and Blease Fell from Fell Head.JPG
The Lune Gorge and Blease Fell from Fell Head


Simons Seat.JPG
Simon's Seat now ahead


Looking back from simons Seat.JPG
Looking back at the the Breaks Head to The Calf Ridge from Simon's Seat


Traversing back towards Bush howe.JPG
Traversing in the shade back to Windscarth Wyke


Bush Howe towards The Calf.JPG
Top of Bush Howe again looking back to The Calf


Main Calf path to Calders.JPG
Main path from Sedbergh leading over Bram Rigg Top and Calders


Bram Rigg Top.JPG
Bram Rigg Top with Calders behind


Calders.JPG
Calders top looking to Great Dummacks


Cairn on Great Dummacks.JPG
Cairn (but not the highest point) on Great Dummacks with the mass of Baugh Fell behind


descendin in the shade.JPG
Descending steeply in the shade
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