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Where's the pic England v5

Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:01 am

Is it Little Stand?

I say Little Stand, but the fell which seems to have a few different names, including Red How and Ulpha Fell - depending which map you are looking at!

Wainwright did not give it a chapter, but it is the highest point on the ridge leading south towards Cockley Beck from the top of Crinkle Crags.

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby johnkaysleftleg » Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:37 am

HalfManHalfTitanium wrote:Is it Little Stand?

I say Little Stand, but the fell which seems to have a few different names, including Red How and Ulpha Fell - depending which map you are looking at!

Wainwright did not give it a chapter, but it is the highest point on the ridge leading south towards Cockley Beck from the top of Crinkle Crags.

Tim


That's the one, excellent top. I've always thought of it as Little Stand myself.
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Wed Dec 11, 2019 2:36 pm

johnkaysleftleg wrote:That's the one, excellent top. I've always thought of it as Little Stand myself.


Thanks!

What is this fell?

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:34 am

Time for a clue.

Wainwright described this fell as "Magnificent".

He also gave two of the fell's distinctive features little sections of their own, within his chapter on the fell. The two features can be combined as an ascent route, to make a fine scrambling route to the summit.

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby Guinessman » Sun Dec 15, 2019 11:27 pm

I,ll go for Coniston Old man.?
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:35 pm

There is an uncanny resemblance! - but not there, I'm afraid.

Another clue - this fell is linked to a higher one, which is more famous.

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:44 pm

An extra clue... although this fell looks fine from this side, it is the other side of the fell that probably gives the fell its name, and (conditions permitting) is a popular winter climbing venue.

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby nigheandonn » Thu Dec 19, 2019 1:12 pm

Is it Scafell? Not sure about the scrambling routes, though... that rings a bell that seems to be elsewhere!
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:30 pm

nigheandonn wrote:Is it Scafell? Not sure about the scrambling routes, though... that rings a bell that seems to be elsewhere!


Close....
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby Mal Grey » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:47 pm

HalfManHalfTitanium wrote:An extra clue... although this fell looks fine from this side, it is the other side of the fell that probably gives the fell its name, and (conditions permitting) is a popular winter climbing venue.

Tim


Great End?
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby HalfManHalfTitanium » Thu Dec 19, 2019 3:39 pm

Mal Grey wrote:
Great End?


Spot on. This photo is looking at it from Kirk Fell - so probably less familiar than the northern side of Great End overlooking Borrowdale.

The two scrambling routes I mentioned with their own Wainwright mini-chapters are of course Skew Gill and Cust's Gully.

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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby Mal Grey » Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:55 pm

Cheers. Again, the last clue helped!


A bit lacking in English hill pictures that won't either be too obvious, or I've used before. So we'll head for slightly gentler terrain, that is still popular with walkers.


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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby CharlesT » Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:36 pm

Embarrassment time. :D Looks like The South Downs. Is it looking towards Kithurst Hill and that's a footbridge over The Arun mid picture?
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby Mal Grey » Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:38 pm

CharlesT wrote:Embarrassment time. :D Looks like The South Downs. Is it looking towards Kithurst Hill and that's a footbridge over The Arun mid picture?


Close enough! Kithurst is behind Rackham Hill really (where we bivied on this bikepacking trip 2 winters back), but yes its the Arun. Though I did have to double check again just in case I'd got the Adur by mistake.
Biggest give away is the quarry where Amberley museum is.

Over to you :clap:
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Re: Where's the pic England v5

Postby CharlesT » Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:29 pm

Very kind of you. Years since I've been there.

Where is this bucolic river scene?
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