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Castle Crag to Armboth Fell

Castle Crag to Armboth Fell


Postby poppiesrara » Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:02 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Armboth Fell, Castle Crag, Grange Fell, High Tove

Date walked: 03/10/2015

Time taken: 5.75

Distance: 17.5 km

Ascent: 1130m

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Warm but very hazy and another testing day, this time of tricky steep paths and bog-hopping. Castle Crag (a 200th Wainwright and my last North-Western) and Grange Fell (last Central) are beautiful little hills, if a shame that the long views over Derwent Water and Borrowdale were lost in mist. In between, to the least tempting part of the Central ridge (perhaps once and once only...). From Watendlath to High Tove was okay, but from there to Armboth Fell, especially outbound - lost in mist and fruitlessly taking a circular route to avoid the worst ground, terribly wet and rough.

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The Derwent below Low Hows

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Broadslack Gill

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Castle Crag summit

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Above the Castle Crag quarry

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Lingy Bank from Castle Crag spoil heap

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Rosthwaite New Bridge

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Climbing Puddingstone Bank

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Watendlath

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Watendlath Tarn

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Armboth Fell from High Tove

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The ridge to High Seat

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Grange Fell over Watendlath

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Watendlath Tarn

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Ashness Fell from ascent of Brund Fell

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High Tove

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King's How

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Brund Fell

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Derwent Water from King's How

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Grange Fell woods

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