The Lake District - January 2011

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Setting off from Grasmere in the early morning sunshine It is crisp and frosty Looking towards Seat Sandal and Fairfield Looking towards Seat Sandal and Fairfield The climb is gentle to start with
Grasmere Grasmere Grasmere Grasmere Grasmere
         
Looking back towards Helm Crag We stop for the first of many breaks Alasdair and Ella Heading for Hause Gap Another rest stop at Grisedale Tarn
Grasmere Grasmere Grasmere Hause Gap Grisedale Tarn
         
Grisedale Tarn and Dollywaggon Pike The climb up Dollywaggon Pike is very steep .... ...and a re-fuelling stop is required Helen, Marilyn and John Striding Edge with Ullswater in the background
Grisedale Tarn Dollywaggon Pike Dollywaggon Pike Dollywaggon Pike Striding Edge
         
High Crag looking towards Nethermost Pike Nethermost Pike with Helvellyn in the background View towards Ullswater Plaque on the way up to Helvellyn Striding Edge
High Crag Nethermost Pike Ullswater Helvellyn Striding Edge
         
Janet and John Helvellyn - 3117 feet On our way back down The cloud comes down very suddenly Katrina
Helvellyn Helvellyn Nethermost Pike Nethermost Pike Nethermost Pike
         
Another rest stop on the way down Dollywaggon Pike Fairfield Grisedale Tarn Grisedale Tarn and Seat Sandal Grisedale Tarn
Dollywaggon Pike Fairfield Grisedale Tarn Grisedale Tarn Grisedale Tarn
         
Dollywaggon Pike lit up by the evening sun The view towards Grisedale The last of the sun over Hause Gap Waterfall below Hause Gap Butharlyp Howe Youth Hostel on Sunday morning
Dollywaggon Pike Grisedale Hause Gap Hause Gap Butharlyp Howe
         
We gather at the car park near the Dungeon Ghyll Hotel on Sunday morning The path up Stickle Ghyll is steep from the start .... ...and gets steeper Looking back at Lingmoor Fell Stickle Tarn
Langdale Pikes Stickle Ghyll Stickle Ghyll Lingmoor Fell Stickle Tarn
         
Pavey Ark and Stickle Tarn Harrison Sickle A very steep climb up behind Pavey Ark Another re-fuelling stop behind Pavey Ark Lunch at last
Pavey Ark Harrison Sickle Behind Pavey Ark Pavey Ark Lunch
         
The way down was very steep and hard on the knees!        
Langdale Pikes        
         
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