Walk c389 Great Rigg, Fairfield and Hart Crag from Ambleside

A variation on a classic route


Route outline for walk c389:

- Ambleside  -   Rydal  -   Nab Scar  -   Heron Pike  -   Rydal Fell  -   Greenhead Gill Head  -   Stone Arthur  -   Great Rigg  -   Fairfield  -   Rydal Head  -   Hart Crag  -   Dove Crag  -   High Pike (Scandale)  -   Low Pike (Scandale)  -   High Sweden Bridge  -   High Sweden Coppice  -   Ambleside.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
9
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
1
Bridget

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th highest in England, 35th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13). Fairfield is also known as an English Nuttall (18th in England, 40th in England & Wales). Fairfield is classified as a Marilyn (7th highest in England, 278th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Hart Crag, 822m (2698ft). Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd highest in England, 63rd highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27). Hart Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (40th in England, 75th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Dove Crag, 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th highest in England, 86th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38). Dove Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (56th in England, 104th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Great Rigg, 766m (2514ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd Eng, 107th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 54) and an English Nuttall (76th Eng, 130th Eng & Wal); High Pike (Scandale) 656m (2153ft) - a Wainwright (No. 109); Rydal Fell 621m (2038ft) and a Bridget; Heron Pike 612m (2009ft) - a Wainwright (No. 128) and an English Nuttall (249th Eng, 433rd Eng & Wal); Low Pike (Scandale) 508m (1667ft) - a Wainwright (No. 172); Stone Arthur 500m (1641ft) - a Wainwright (No. 175) and Nab Scar 450m (1477ft) - a Wainwright (No. 190).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL5 & OL7
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c389 Great Rigg, Fairfield and Hart Crag from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (119)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (4)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Dove Crag from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (2)

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

High Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (3)

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Hart Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (6)

East from Stone Arthur

East from Stone Arthur

Photo: James Brennan (1)

Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Heron Pike (North Top) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (321)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Great Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (South Top) and Bow Fell (Bowfell) from Red Tarn (Langdale)

Photo: Andy Malcolm (16)

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

*Heron Pike and Nab Scar from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (35)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Skiddaw from High Raise (Langdale)

Photo: James Brennan (2)

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Looking down to Alcock Tarn from near Heron Pike with Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell beyond

Photo: Christine Shepherd (111)

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (110)

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - Ingleborough (left), Pen-y-ghent (centre) and Whernside (right) from the summit of Fountains Fell

The Yorkshire Three Peaks - Ingleborough (left), Pen-y-ghent (centre) and Whernside (right) from the summit of Fountains Fell

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (7)

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Great Ridge, Heron Pike and Windermere beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Raymond Brown (29)

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Stone Arthur from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (343)

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Nab Scar summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (349)

Summit of Fairfield

Summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Jennings (1)

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Grasmere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (9)

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Cofa Pike near the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Rob Barklamb (3)

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Grisedale Tarn from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (7)

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Snow on Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Timothy Towers (2)

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Towards Helvellyn from Sheffield Pike

Photo: David Hayter (333)

Brassington Church

Brassington Church

Photo: David Dayton (29)

Little Langdale Valley from near Dale End

Little Langdale Valley from near Dale End

Photo: Jamie Caryl (6)

Low Pike (Scandale) summit

Low Pike (Scandale) summit

Photo: Les Swindell (6)

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Lake Windermere and Rydal Valley from Rydal Head with Heron Pike on the right

Photo: Mike Walker (333)

Cloud on The Fairfield Horseshoe from near High Sweden Bridge

Cloud on The Fairfield Horseshoe from near High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Janice Hyde (1)

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

*The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

The Swan Hotel near Grasmere with Stone Arthur beyond

Photo: David Hayter (319)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (319)

Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (344)

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar

Photo: Peter Inglis (10)

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Fairfield summit cairn with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (113)

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Timothy Towers (1)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Mickelden Beck flowing through Great Langdale with the lowers slopes of the Landale pikes (left) and Side Pike (right)

Photo: John Holt (4)

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Windermere from Low Pike (Scandale) on the way back down from completing The Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Christine Shepherd (118)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (324)

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

The Helvellyn Ridge featuring Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge from Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (334)

Rydal Mount

Rydal Mount

Photo: David Wright (265)

The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Christine Shepherd (114)

Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Photo: Stuart Richardson (9)

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

St Sunday Crag from Nethermost Pike

Photo: Rob Barklamb (4)

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (327)

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

The famous Bridge House in Ambleside

Photo: David Hayter (294)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (5)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (340)

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

The famous Waterfalls at Rydal Hall

Photo: Wayne Hill (38)

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

The summit cairn on Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Christine Shepherd (513)

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance

Photo: Christine Shepherd (512)

Rydal Water and Loughrigg Fell from Low Pike (Scandale)

Rydal Water and Loughrigg Fell from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: David Baines (9)

Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Loughrigg Fell and Rydal Water from Nab Scar

Photo: Christine Shepherd (109)

Loughrigg Fell (left), Rydal Water and Nab Scar from High Sweden Coppice

Loughrigg Fell (left), Rydal Water and Nab Scar from High Sweden Coppice

Photo: Raymond Brown (27)

Brant Fell summit cairn

Brant Fell summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (120)

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the shoulder of Nab Scar

Rydal Water and Grasmere from the shoulder of Nab Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (15)

Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Myself and Steve Taylor on the top of Fairfield in thick mist

Photo: Steve Gilmore (4)

Sun set over Heron Pike (North Top) on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Sun set over Heron Pike (North Top) on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (345)

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale) with High Pike (Scandale) (above left) in the background

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale) with High Pike (Scandale) (above left) in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (317)

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike

Photo: David Hayter (332)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Philip Butler (5)

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Looking down to Ambleside from Nab Scar with Rosie dog

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (5)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (330)

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Fairfield from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (6)

Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Steve Taylor and Ian Matthews Golledge looking back over Ambleside & Lake Windermere as we ascended Nab scar and on up to Fairfield

Photo: Steve Gilmore (5)

Hart Crag

Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (4)

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Mellbreak from near Maggie s Bridge, Loweswater

Photo: Raymond Brown (30)

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Great Mell Fell summit cairn - with Blencathra (or Saddleback) in the background

Photo: David Baines (11)

Lake Windermere, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top) and Great Rigg (far right) from the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Lake Windermere, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top) and Great Rigg (far right) from the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (318)

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Nanny Lane, Troutbeck

Photo: David Hayter (295)

On the summit of Lank Rigg

On the summit of Lank Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (471)

High Pike from Dove Crag

High Pike from Dove Crag

Photo: Raymond Brown (28)

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Rydal Water (left) and Coniston Water (right - far distance) and Heron Pike in mid-distance from Hart Crag

Photo: Rob Barklamb (26)

On the summit of Fairfield

On the summit of Fairfield

Photo: Mike Walker (336)

Looking East to the summit of Ben Nevis under a blanket of snow

Looking East to the summit of Ben Nevis under a blanket of snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (8)

Hart Crag summit cairn

Hart Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (328)

Rydal Hall

Rydal Hall

Photo: Stuart Richardson (10)

Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Rydal Water (centre) with Lake Windermere (top left) and Grasmere (right) from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (350)

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Helm Crag from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (318)

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Approaching Heron Pike with Fairfield beyond

Photo: John Holt (3)

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Fellow go4awalkers Chris and Alan on Fairfield summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (115)

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Fairfield from Rydal Park

Photo: Wayne Hill (39)

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam

Photo: Judi Friend (2)

Approaching Low Pike (Scandale)

Approaching Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: David Baines (10)

Grasmere Church

Grasmere Church

Photo: Stuart Richardson (11)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (315)

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Snow on The col between Hart Crag and Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (3)

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Fairfield on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (337)

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

The rocky outcrop on the summit of Heron Pike on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (347)

The Welsh Coast from Great Orme (Great Ormes Head), Llandudno

The Welsh Coast from Great Orme (Great Ormes Head), Llandudno

Photo: Mike Jennings (2)

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

*Dollywaggon Pike, Nethermost Pike and Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (36)

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Grasmere from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (342)

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Brothers Water and Hartsop from Dove Crag

Photo: Les Swindell (2)

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Fairfield summit wind shelter

Photo: Mike Walker (335)

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

The view towards Patterdale from Hart Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (117)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Cat Bells (Catbells) and Derwent Water from Maiden Moor

Photo: Steve Brunt (3)

Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Me & my shadow approaching Great Rigg in the snow

Photo: Sandra Littlewood (8)

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Steve Brunt (2)

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Sunset from Heron Pike on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (348)

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (5)

On High Sweden Bridge

On High Sweden Bridge

Photo: David Baines (2)

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Great Rigg (right) and High Pike (Scandale) (left) from Dove Crag

Photo: Christine Shepherd (7)

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Rydal Water with Langdale Pikes beyond from High Sweden Coppice

Photo: Andy Malcolm (13)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (3)

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Rydal Beck at Rydal Hall

Photo: David Wright (264)

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg summit cairn on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (339)

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Heron Pike, Heron Pike (North Top), Great Rigg, Rydal Head and Fairfield from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (329)

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

St Sunday Crag from Fairfield

Photo: David Hayter (403)

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Great Rigg from Rydal Fell on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (341)

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag

Photo: Peter Inglis (3)

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Heron Pike and Windermere from Great Rigg

Photo: Jamie Caryl (4)

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Great Rigg (left) Fairfield (centre) and Dove Crag (right) from Heron Pike

Photo: Jamie Caryl (1)

Windermere from Heron Pike

Windermere from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (7)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Low Pike (Scandale) and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (5)

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Seat Sandal from Great Rigg on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (338)

Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike (centre), Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge (far right) from Great Rigg

Grisedale Hause, Dollywaggon Pike (centre), Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn and Striding Edge (far right) from Great Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (316)

Sunset from Heron Pike

Sunset from Heron Pike

Photo: Timothy Towers (8)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Les Swindell (7)

Heron Pike from Low Pike (Scandale)

Heron Pike from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (320)

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (5)

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

High Pike (Scandale) summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (322)

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Great Rigg from Hart Crag

Photo: John Holt (1)

South from Fairfield

South from Fairfield

Photo: Glynn Trueman (1)

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Katie says a prayer to the weather Gods on Ill Bell

Photo: Reasons Togonorth (6)

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Stone Arthur

Grasmere from the lower slopes of Stone Arthur

Photo: Jamie Caryl (2)

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Rocky outcrop marking the summit of Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (316)

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Hartsop village from Hartsop Dodd

Photo: Philip Butler (6)

Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Easedale Tarn and High Raise (Langdale) with Bow Fell (Bowfell), Gunson Knott, Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Crinkle Crags (South Top) beyond from Fairfield

Photo: Peter Inglis (8)

The view north west from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Lord's Seat (Whinlatter), Barf and Bassenthwaite Lake

The view north west from the summit of Swinside (Portinscale) featuring Lord's Seat (Whinlatter), Barf and Bassenthwaite Lake

Photo: Mike Walker (354)

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

St Sunday Crag from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (331)

The entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

The entrance to the woods below Swinside (Portinscale)

Photo: Mike Walker (352)

The setting sun from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

The setting sun from Nab Scar on The Fairfield Horeshoe

Photo: Mike Walker (351)

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Temperature Inversion in the Rydal Valley from near Heron Pike

Photo: John Holt (2)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Middle Dodd, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, the Scandale Valley and Lake Windermere from High Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Mike Walker (323)

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Pen-y-Ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale

Photo: Wayne Hill (40)

On Little Mell Fell summit

On Little Mell Fell summit

Photo: David Baines (3)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

High Pike (Scandale) from Low Pike (Scandale)

Photo: Peter Inglis (1)

Dove Crag summit cairn

Dove Crag summit cairn

Photo: Mike Walker (325)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Crinkles and Bowfell from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Rob Barklamb (27)

On Hartsop above How summit - my last Wainwright

On Hartsop above How summit - my last Wainwright

Photo: David Hayter (405)

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Rydal Head with Fairfield (left) and Hart Crag (right) from Great Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (112)

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Helvellyn (centre) from Hart Crag

Photo: Mike Walker (332)

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

My wife just below High Pike (Scandale) during a temperature inversion on the Fairfield Horseshoe

Photo: Mike Frith (1)

The Northern Edge of Kinder Scout taken from Higher Shelf Stones, looking SW to the Snake Pass (A57).

The Northern Edge of Kinder Scout taken from Higher Shelf Stones, looking SW to the Snake Pass (A57).

Photo: Judi Friend (1)

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag

Photo: David Hayter (404)

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

On Heron Pike - with a view all the way from Lake Windermere to Morecambe Bay

Photo: Chris Rybka (1)

High Sweden Bridge

High Sweden Bridge

Photo: Les Swindell (8)

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield

Photo: Timothy Towers (4)

The southern end of Grasmere

The southern end of Grasmere

Photo: David Wright (266)

St John's in the Vale Church

St John's in the Vale Church

Photo: Glynn Trueman (2)

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Sitting on Dove Crag summit cairn in the snow

Photo: Christine Shepherd (470)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (317)

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Grasmere from Stone Arthur

Photo: David Hayter (317)


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