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Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pike

Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pike


Postby MiniRambo » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:49 pm

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

Hewitts included on this walk: Loadpot Hill

Date walked: 02/04/2013

Time taken: 4.35

Distance: 17.2 km

Ascent: 703m

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Walked on my own. Cold day (snow shower as I parked up at Roehead), but good walking conditions. Met a man on summit of Bonscale Pike and only a handful of others (including Richard Ellwood as I descended Loadpot Hill on route back to the car).

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View from the car


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Looking towards Hallin Fell


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View back to the car


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Ullswater


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Little Mell Fell


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Hallin Fell and Ullswater towards Glenridding


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Bonscale Pike


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Snow in Swarth Beck


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On Bonscale Pike


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Bonscale Pike summit looking north


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Glenridding fells looking good!!


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View back to Bonscale Pike (left) and Arthur's Pike (right)


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At Loadpot Hill summit


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Looking towards Wether Hill


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Helvellyn fells


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One man and his dog coming from High Raise direction


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Close up of Helvellyn


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Close up of Fairfield (I think?)


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Close up of Crossfell, the Pennines


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Wether Hill cairn


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Those fells again!!


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Arthur's Pike on route home


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Arthur's Pike summit


Views were good today. Had a really enjoyable time.
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Re: Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pi

Postby Ibex » Wed Apr 03, 2013 9:49 am

Lovely photos. And its good to see that the hills aren't too loaded with snow.
Hoping to be going up that way next weekend. Looks like I will have alternative walks if I don't fancy venturing too far into the snow.

The Glenridding fells look fantastic. Can't wait to get up there!
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Re: Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pi

Postby johnkaysleftleg » Wed Apr 03, 2013 4:16 pm

Looks a fantastic wander, some brilliant pics towards Helvellyn.
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Re: Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pi

Postby ChrisW » Thu Apr 04, 2013 5:27 am

Fine wander MR, great to have the hills almost to yourself at this time of year.....one good thing to be said for the cold spell I guess :lol: Lovely pics along the way too, great reward for getting out there :clap:
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Re: Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill and Arthurs' Pi

Postby simon-b » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:23 pm

A good day out and great pictures, MR. The Eastern and Far Eastern Fells got a lot of Lakeland's snow recently. You've identified Fairfield correctly.
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