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Seatallan and Middle Fell

Seatallan and Middle Fell

Postby andy63 » Fri May 16, 2014 1:28 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Buckbarrow, Middle Fell, Seatallan

Hewitts included on this walk: Seatallan

Date walked: 14/05/2014

Time taken: 4.8

Distance: 10.5 km

Ascent: 950m

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I parked in a lay-by at Greendale. Walking past the front of Buckbarrow, I saw what looked like a steep path going straight up to the top, so I gave it a try.Unfortunately, I got about half way up before deciding it was too steep to carry on, and had to crawl back down to the road.

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The 'wrong' way up Buckbarrow (steeper than it looks here)

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The 'right' way up Buckbarrow

From the 'summit' of Buckbarrow (it's not really a separate hill), a grassy path goes past a number of cairns and up to the top of Seatallan.

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Glade How

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Seatallan from Cat Bields

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Seatallan summit

The paths leading from Seatallan towards Middle Fell are a bit indistinct, but once you get onto Middle Fell it's a nice little hill, with a good path going over the top, and great views.

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Rocks on Middle Fell

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Wastwater Screes

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Middle Fell summit looking towards Great Gable

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Buckbarrow from Middle Fell descent
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