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Sale and Ling Fell

Sale and Ling Fell

Postby Broggy1 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:05 am

Wainwrights included on this walk: Ling Fell, Sale Fell

Date walked: 08/12/2019

Time taken: 3.3

Distance: 12.3 km

Ascent: 812m

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Ridiculously poor forecast for Sunday but we were heading up there anyway so needed something to do.

Fortunately Wendy hadn't done these two so thought with their relative low height and woodland surroundings they could possibly allow us to escape the worst of the weather and so it proved - staying dry throughout in the North Western corner and avoiding being blown over (just about) on the tops.

This approach to these two - from Bassenthwaite Lake - allows for them to be done in a longer walk and is a better route for doing them in my opinion.

1 windy.JPG
Out of the woods (thankfully now open again) and it's mega windy

2 skiddaw from sale fell.JPG
Skiddaw from Sale Fell

3 ling fell.JPG
Windier still on Ling Fell

4 sale fell ahead again.JPG
Descending with Sale Fell ahead again

5 skiddaw again.JPG
Nearly back in the woods with a nice view of Bass Lake and Skiddaw - a decent beat the weather day accomplished
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