Blencathra via Halls Fell

DATE : 19th December 2004

An early chilly start today , here is the sunrise from Halls Fell

Clough Head & High Rigg lie to the south west still in shade

The Hallsfell top (Right) to Gategill Fell (Left) ridge tinted a shade of pink from the rising sun

Looking up along the ridge to Hallsfell Top high above

View across to Gategill Fell & ridge

On Hallsfell Top now looking down on Gate Gill

The ascent route , Hallsfell ridge with Doddick Gill to the left & Gate Gill to the right

To the east along the ridge are Doddick Fell & Scales Fell

The Back O' Skiddaw Fells with the cone shaped Great Calva centre & Knott to the right

Overhanging snow on the ridge to Knowe Crags

Close up of the Coledale Fells

Lonscale Fell with a white Skiddaw behind

Latrigg & Derwentwater

Looking back along the ridge to Gategill Fell & Hallsfell Top

Back on Hallsfell Top with a view along the ridge to Gategill Fell

On Tarn Crags overlooking Scales Tarn with Sharp Edge & the Bannerdale fells behind

Scales Tarn again from Atkinson Pike

On the descent back to Scales with Doddick Fell ahead

Sharp edge

Further to the east is Mousthwaite Comb seperating Scales Fell from the sunny looking Souther Fell

Blencathra's higher fell tops from Scales Fell

Back near the start above Scales with the eastern view to Great Mell Fell and a snowy Cross Fell in the distance