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Hart Fell Circular from Fruid

Hart Fell Circular from Fruid


Postby SecretSquirrel » Sun May 22, 2016 5:24 pm

Corbetts included on this walk: Hart Fell

Donalds included on this walk: Cape Law, Erie Hill , Garelet Dod, Hart Fell

Date walked: 22/05/2016

Time taken: 5 hours

Distance: 16.58 km

Ascent: 1148m

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Fruid Reservoir, Hart Fell in the background and the parking area I started from
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The days first target, Erie Hill
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Zoom to Erie Hill
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Looking down Fruid water to Hart Fell
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Following the drystone wall to Erie Hill
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Looking back to Fruid Reservoir
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Silver Jubilee Road running through the forestry and ... a lookout tower or hide?
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Erie Hill summit cairn with Broad Law in the background
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Garelet Hill
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The drystone wall continuing across Speir Gairs to Garelet Dod
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Looking back to the descent from Erie Hill
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Fruid Farm and Reservoir
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The view across the reservoir from Common Law
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The unmarked summit of Garelet Dod
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Din Law (right) and Cape Law (left)
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Crossing the top of Ellers Cluech heading for Din Law
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Ellers Cluech
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The top of Cape Law - the fence adorned with someones old socks :lol:
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The reservoir is looking a long way from Cape Law
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Peat hags guarding the way to Hartfell Rig
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Looking down Black Hope with Swatte Fell above
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Looking back to Cape Law
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Swatte Fell
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Hart Fell summit
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Leaving Hart Fell and following the fence/wall north to Summerside Knowe
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Looking back to Hart Fell
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Fruid Reservoir starting to come back into view
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View across to the days first summit, Erie Hill
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Looking down on Fruid from Big Knock
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View from Little Knock
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Fruid Water flowing into the reservoir
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Looking down Fruid Water to Garelet Dod, Din Law and Cape Law
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Re: Hart Fell Circular from Fruid

Postby FromDownSouth » Sun May 22, 2016 7:54 pm

Stunning walk and book marked for future reference :clap:
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Re: Hart Fell Circular from Fruid

Postby rockhopper » Sun May 22, 2016 11:21 pm

that looked a great day out - good idea to head in from the north to add on hills not normally included - cheers :)
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Re: Hart Fell Circular from Fruid

Postby SecretSquirrel » Wed May 25, 2016 9:24 am

FromDownSouth wrote:Stunning walk and book marked for future reference :clap:


I would thoroughly recommend this route. The initial climb up Capilus Hill is a bit of a slog, but once you reach the fence leading to Erie its very straightforward. Navigation is easy too as you just keep following the fence/wall all the way round.
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Re: Hart Fell Circular from Fruid

Postby SecretSquirrel » Wed May 25, 2016 9:28 am

rockhopper wrote:that looked a great day out - good idea to head in from the north to add on hills not normally included - cheers :)


Thanks RH, it was a good day that was over too quickly!

My main targets of the day were Erie, Garelet and Cape (having previously climbed Hart Fell in the traditional Blackhope circuit) and Hart Fell provided a perfect route off Cape Law with a circular loop back to Fruid.
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