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Blencathra +

Blencathra +


Postby Broggy1 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:16 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Bannerdale Crags, Blencathra, Bowscale Fell, Mungrisdale Common, Souther Fell

Hewitts included on this walk: Bannerdale Crags, Blencathra, Bowscale Fell

Date walked: 17/02/2017

Time taken: 4.45

Distance: 19.6 km

Ascent: 1278m

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A misty but still day on Blencathra with my mate.

He'd never done it before so we visited all five Wainwrights in the area.

Rock very wet and slippy on the scrambly bit of Halls Fell and needing much care.

1 Clough Head out of the mist.JPG
Clough Head enjoying better weather for now


2 Led scrambling.jpg
Jonny on one of the gully bits of Halls Fell


3 Narrow Edge.JPG
Narrow Edge in mist


4 summit.JPG
Summit


5 Soaking MC.JPG
A soaking and muddy out and back to Mungrisdale Common followed


6 Bowscale.JPG
Bowscale Fell


7 Bannerdale.JPG
Bannerdale Crags


8 Bannerdale from Souther.JPG
Mist starting to lift - Bannerdale Crags from Souther Fell with the superb North East ridge in profile


9 Souther.JPG
Souther Fell


10 descent.JPG
Descending with the weather improving
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