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Gowbarrow Fell via Aira Force.

Gowbarrow Fell via Aira Force.


Postby PauloUK77 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 3:44 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Gowbarrow Fell

Date walked: 10/04/2011

Time taken: 3

Distance: 5 km

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We must have been lucky this weekend because we woke to the sun shining just like the day before.This time though it was Gowbarrow Fell and Aira Force we had to look forward to.
The walk started from the free car park at the top of Aira Force before heading down the valley following the falls.
From there I left the rest of the gang to head up Gowbarrow Fell before returning to the car and picking the girls up from the lower National Trust car park.

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the start of the walk with Gowbarrow Fell in the distance.

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The start of Aira Force.

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The views started to open up after starting to ascend Gowbarrow Fell.

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I left this path shortly after taking this photo for a more direct ascent.

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Nice view towards Place Fell.

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View towards Hallin Fell.

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The lumps and bumps on Gowbarrow Fells summit area.

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Gowbarrow Fells summit was busy today.

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Great Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell.

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Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell.

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Helvellyn from Gowbarrow Fell.
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Re: Gowbarrow Fell via Aira Force.

Postby ChrisW » Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:43 pm

That looks a beautiful little walk Paulo with some great views - nice one :D
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Re: Gowbarrow Fell via Aira Force.

Postby PauloUK77 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 6:50 pm

It does have grand views for a small Wainwright.
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