Kentmere Horseshoe

DATE : 7th September 2004

Today's objective , the Kentmere Horseshoe

Along the eastern arm of the horseshoe , Goat Scar and Kentmere Pike from Shipmans Knott

The adjacent valley to the east , Longsleddale

The Gatesgarth Pass as it heads towards Mardale

And further to the right is Tarn Crag

View back towards Kentmere

The western arm of the horseshoe consisting of Yoke , Ill Bell & Froswick

The Nan Bield Pass provides access between the two arms with High Street behind

On the Nan Bield Pass now looking into Mardale to Small Water & Haweswater

Looking back along the Nan Bield Pass to Harter Fell

Rough Crag with Blea Water & Haweswater

Kentmere Common from Bleathwaite Crag

View north from Thornthwaite Crag

Kentmere Reservoir & the return route along the western arm

Heading towards Froswick with Ill Bell pearing behind

Troutbeck lies to the south west

Long shadows from Froswick & Thornthwaite Crag from Ill Bell

View towards the head of the Kentmere valley with Lingmell prominent

Close up of Froswick & Thornthwaite Crag

The last Fell of the route , Yoke

Close up of Windmere

The Nan Bield Pass

Heading towards the Garburn Pass with Sallows & Sour Howes behind

The sun is setting fast over Kentmere