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