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