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Coniston Fells Winter Wonderland Walk

Coniston Fells Winter Wonderland Walk


Postby TonyShiv » Sun Feb 14, 2016 12:18 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Swirl How, Wetherlam

Hewitts included on this walk: Grey Friar, Swirl How, Wetherlam

Date walked: 10/02/2016

Time taken: 7.5

Distance: 14.4 km

Ascent: 1172m

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Yet Another Day of Sunshine in the Snow.
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The Youth Hostel with Swirl How in the Background
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Looking Back Down the Coppermines Valley
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Ahead Lies the Black Sails Ridge and the Red Dell Head Corrie
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My Footprints in the Snow Leaving the Corrie
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The Start of Many Iced up Rocks Above the Snowline
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The Summit of Wetherlam Just as Some Guys Reach it From the North
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Looking Back Down the Valley from Black Sails
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Close up of Someone Reaching the Summit of Swirl How
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Ahead Lies Prison Band from Just Above Swirl Hawse
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Looking Back East at the Path Above Swirl Hawse from Prison Band
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The Summit of Swirl How
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Wetherlam from the Top of Swirl How
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Clearly Seen out to Sea the Wind Turbines in Morecambe Bay from the Top of Swirl How
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More Frozen Rock Formations
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Great Carrs Next
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Looking Back at Swirl How
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Wetherlam from the Summit Cairn of Great Carrs
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The Top of Broad Slack
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Brim Fell and Dow Crag from the South Eastern Cairn of Grey Friar
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Looking South from the Top
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I Wonder if this is Wainwright's Pointed Boulder?
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Looking Back at Grey Friar
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Dow Crag and Seathwaite Tarn
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More Ice Sculpture at Levers Hawse
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Heading Down to Levers Water
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Re: Coniston Fells Winter Wonderland Walk

Postby ChrisW » Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:44 am

You picked a belter of a day and a belter of a hike too by the look of these wonderful pics Tony :clap: :clap:
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