Saturday 8th September 2012
A relatively easy, but long walk which would see us finish the Back O'Skiddaw fells.
Start: Apronful of Stones (NY 3538 3377)
Apronful of Stones - Carrock Fell (359) -
Round Knott (360) - Miton Hill (361) -
High Pike (362)
Distance: 9.25 miles Ascent: 683 metres Time Taken: 6 hours 55 minutes
Terrain: Generally clear tracks.
Weather: Generally warm and sunny.
Pub visited: The Mill Inn, Mungrisdale Ale Drunk: Hartley's Cumbrian XB
Carrock Fell from where we parked the car at Apronful of Stones.
The clouds seem to be gathering over Great Mell.
The summit of Carrock Fell comes into sight.
Carrock Fell's summit cairn
Looking along the Caldew Valley from the summit.
Looking back along the rock strewn summit of Carrock Fell towards the distant Pennines.
Knott and High Pike seem a long way from here.
Round Knott's summit cairn.
From here we getting a tantalising glimpse of Bowscale Tarn.
Looking towards Knott form Miton Hill's summit cairn
High Pike seen over Dry Gill.
Carrock Fell now seems to be long way,
although we have probably
The seat on High Pike was free so we took advantage of it and had our lunch.
You really do feel like you are on the edge of the Lake District.
The next summit of Hare Stones was just a short distance from the Cumbria Way.
From Hare Stones we left the clear track and cut across the moorland in order to reach Great Lingy Hill.
Looking towards Bowscale Fell from Great Lingy Hill's summit.
From Little Lingy Hill's summit Brae Fell is visible across Roughton Gill.
The final summit of the day is Coomb
Height. Although given that the car is parked the other
If like me you aren't very tall descending
down the nose of Coomb Height at the end of the summer might
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