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Northern Ullswater Round

Northern Ullswater Round


Postby A Drunken Taffer » Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Steel Knotts, Wether Hill

Hewitts included on this walk: Loadpot Hill

Date walked: 28/09/2016

Time taken: 5

Distance: 23 km

Ascent: 912m

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Northern Ullswater Round.

Set of early again and headed for Pooley Bridge. Parked on the road leading up to Heughscar Hill and set off from there toward Arthurs Pike.
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As soon as we set off the cloud descended, the waterproofs were definitely tested on this trip. We made our way across the fell side and up onto Arthurs Pike.

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Through the rain we walked further around to Bonscale Pike, spending a while trying to figure out what the trig like columns were for...

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From here we moved across country to Loadpot Hill, and followed straight down to Wether Hill.

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Descended the side of Wether Hill, marked as a path but I couldn't find one! and along to Steel knotts.

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We walked across the top of Steel Knots and descended into the valley. From here we followed the Ullswater Way back to Pooley Bridge, and back up to the car.

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This has taken me over 100 Wainwrights which I am delighted about, albeit absolutely exhausted!

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ADT
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Re: Northern Ullswater Round

Postby dav2930 » Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:28 pm

No problem seeing the images; some nice shots of Ullswater. Martindale's a lovely area, even in the rain! :)
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Re: Northern Ullswater Round

Postby trailmasher » Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:01 pm

A great walk and report ADT :clap: and one that I have done a few times. There are great views from above Ullswater :D

There are two paths leaving Wether Hill down towards Steel Knotts but are a bit difficult to find :? from the top of the ridge as they only seem to appear once a few metres down the fellside :roll:

Well done :clap:
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Re: Northern Ullswater Round

Postby ChrisW » Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:26 pm

Seeing the pics fine ADT, congratulations on hitting the ton :clap: :clap:
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