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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.


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

Red Gill Beck

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 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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