is the village of Hartsop down there, with Ullswater in the
distance.. We are on Hartsop Dodd, a climb which shakes away
the cobwebs. It has in fact many similarities to out last
fell of the day, High Hartsop Dodd (which is of course lower in
height), since both have apparently only one way up, and that is
straight up the front.
dogs quickly into their pose at the top of Hartsop Dodd.
Hartsop Dodd you follow a wall along for a mile or so to the the top of
Caudale Moor. This cairn denotes the highest point, called
Stony Cove Pike, which is most un- pike-like. But it
certainly looks like a moor, especially in this weather.
it was the highest point around here, and you could see for some
distance - downwards at least. That is Windermere in the
the east you can see the distinctive outline of Ill Bell and Froswick
we needed to descend to the Kirkstone Pass, and here you see the
highest pub in England - with, inevitably, a few coach
parties. It's a thousand feet down, and the other side is a
thousand feet up, only steeper.
the weather was indeed improving, and we could at least see the top of
can see the path from the end of the car park to the start of the climb
up Red Screes.
again visible as you climb up from the col.
still not too sure what was happening here. This sheep did
not move a muscle all the time we were there, but its eyes were
watching us all the time. Perhaps it had got indigestion, or
The dogs were concentrating on their pose, of course.
from the top of Red Screes over Middle Dodd to Brotherswater.
along the ridge to Middle Dodd.
Hart Crag, our next stop, from the ridge to Middle Dodd.
the top of Little Hart Crag, looking north towards Ullswater
down from High Hartsop Dodd towards Brotherswater.
where we started, Hartsop Dodd, as seen fro the lower slopes of High
High Hartsop Dodd. Place Fell is behind Brotherswater.
Hartsop Dodd from the bottom. This is very similar to the view we
got first thing in the morning, looking up Hartsop Dodd. The path
in both cases is straight up...
to remind us of last week: Angletarn Pikes are the twin peaks on the
up the Kirkstone Pass, you can see Caudale Moor on the left, and Red
Screes rising on the right.
walk in one picture: Hartsop Dodd and Caudale Moor on the left, Red
Screes and Middle Dodd in the middle, and High Hartsop Dodd and Little
Hart Crag on the right.