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High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

High street, Ill bell & Harter fell


Postby ChrisG » Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:46 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Harter Fell (Far Eastern Fells), High Street, Mardale Ill Bell

Hewitts included on this walk: Harter Fell (Far Eastern Fells), High Street, Rough Crag

Date walked: 11/12/2011

Time taken: 6

Distance: 9 km

Ascent: 831m

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This was my first winter weather walk and I really enjoyed it.


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looking up from the res


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snowy peaks


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fun in the snow


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white out


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Snow on top of high street


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melt water


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Harter Fell
Last edited by ChrisG on Tue Jan 24, 2012 4:06 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby SusieThePensioner » Tue Dec 13, 2011 2:25 pm

One of my favourite walks :D Pity you couldn't see much but enjoyed your photos nevertheless :lol:
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby colgregg » Tue Dec 13, 2011 4:11 pm

A classic Lakes Round. shame about the weather though.
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby ChrisG » Tue Dec 13, 2011 7:24 pm

colgregg wrote:A classic Lakes Round. shame about the weather though.

Weather wasn't too bad really although we did miss out on the views from the top had a great day in the snow. The horizontal hail on the top of high street wasn't very nice though :shock:
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby Morecambe Monkey » Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:29 pm

Nice walk & well done getting out in what looked like dodgy conditions.

Had a wander up that way a couple of months back myself although with slightly different conditions underfoot! Had a great day out,opting to miss out Harter Fell & cut down from Nan Bields pass to Smallwater which was beautiful,a real gem.

Please excuse me & my trainspotter ways,but i noticed you had ascended to High Street via Rough Crag which is on the Hewitt list but you haven't included it on the 'Hewitts included on this walk' bit at the beginning of your report. Apologies for the pedantry,just don't want you to miss out on a possible 'tick'. :)
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby L-Hiking » Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:36 pm

Great walk that ChrisG, did it a couple of months ago but then spoilt it by assending Branstree which was a bog and boring.



Keep the trainspotting going Morcambe M I missed Rough Crag too :lol:
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby ChrisG » Tue Dec 13, 2011 9:47 pm

Morecambe Monkey wrote:Nice walk & well done getting out in what looked like dodgy conditions.

Had a wander up that way a couple of months back myself although with slightly different conditions underfoot! Had a great day out,opting to miss out Harter Fell & cut down from Nan Bields pass to Smallwater which was beautiful,a real gem.

Please excuse me & my trainspotter ways,but i noticed you had ascended to High Street via Rough Crag which is on the Hewitt list but you haven't included it on the 'Hewitts included on this walk' bit at the beginning of your report. Apologies for the pedantry,just don't want you to miss out on a possible 'tick'. :)


Thanks for that MM I do like to tick them off myself
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby Morecambe Monkey » Tue Dec 13, 2011 10:23 pm

Glad to help. :D I was quite impressed with Rough Crag,even though i could barely stand up due to the wind when i was there. I'd not been up to High Street that way before & reckon it's the best route of ascent,great views down Haweswater.
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby Graeme D » Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:02 pm

Nice. I'll get to the Lakes one day. I actually misread the title for this one in a passing dyslexic moment - I though it was a bad Christmas shopping story. Something about Farter hell on the High Street....... :lol:
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Re: High street, Ill bell & Harter fell

Postby SusieThePensioner » Fri Dec 23, 2011 11:32 pm

Graeme Dewar wrote:Something about Farter hell on the High Street.......


You'll definitely have to get there and see if it lives up to its reputation, then report back :lol: :lol: :lol:
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