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Hart Fell Circular from Fruid
by 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
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Fruid Reservoir, Hart Fell in the background and the parking area I started from
The days first target, Erie Hill
Zoom to Erie Hill
Looking down Fruid water to Hart Fell
Following the drystone wall to Erie Hill
Looking back to Fruid Reservoir
Silver Jubilee Road running through the forestry and ... a lookout tower or hide?
Erie Hill summit cairn with Broad Law in the background
The drystone wall continuing across Speir Gairs to Garelet Dod
Looking back to the descent from Erie Hill
Fruid Farm and Reservoir
The view across the reservoir from Common Law
The unmarked summit of Garelet Dod
Din Law (right) and Cape Law (left)
Crossing the top of Ellers Cluech heading for Din Law
The top of Cape Law - the fence adorned with someones old socks
The reservoir is looking a long way from Cape Law
Peat hags guarding the way to Hartfell Rig
Looking down Black Hope with Swatte Fell above
Looking back to Cape Law
Hart Fell summit
Leaving Hart Fell and following the fence/wall north to Summerside Knowe
Looking back to Hart Fell
Fruid Reservoir starting to come back into view
View across to the days first summit, Erie Hill
Looking down on Fruid from Big Knock
View from Little Knock
Fruid Water flowing into the reservoir
Looking down Fruid Water to Garelet Dod, Din Law and Cape Law
by FromDownSouth » Sun May 22, 2016 7:54 pm
Stunning walk and book marked for future reference
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by 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
by SecretSquirrel » Wed May 25, 2016 9:24 am
FromDownSouth wrote:Stunning walk and book marked for future reference
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.
by 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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