Author Topic: Great day on Grasmoor  (Read 130 times)

henryb

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Great day on Grasmoor
« on: 17:17:55, 14/11/17 »
Having climbed Causey Pike, Barrow, OUterside and Scar crags on previous trips to the NW fells, I've always wanted to venture further into the coledale fells. I'm always attracted to the highest fell in each region and Grasmoor became the main objective of the day. I wanted to avoid ridges so my route saw me walking from Keswick to Braithwaite before picking up the foot trail in between Outerside and Grisedale pike to Coledale Hause. From there I would head towards Wandope before branching of to Grasmoor. Unfortunately, I was repelled by strong winds before reaching the summit of Grasmoor and had to fall back to Wandope (not literally!) before descending the Coledale valley to Braithwaite. The undoubted highlight was the views of the southern and western fells from Grasmoor. Wandope photos to follow later.


NW fells from Braithwaite:
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Coledale Valley:
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Hopegill Head and Grisedale Pike:
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Views of western and southern fells:
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My favourite photo:
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Skiddaw massif:
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Blencathra and Eel crag:
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From Glaramara to Scafell:
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Eel crag from Grasmoor:
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Grisedale Pike and Skiddaw from Grasmoor:
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From Helvellyn to Scafell from Grasmoor:
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Zoom-in on the Scafells, Gables and Esk Hause fells:
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NW and eastern fells from Grasmoor:
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Southern and western fells from Grasmoor:
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High stile ridge and Whiteless Pike from Grasmoor:
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High crag, Kirkfell, Gables and southern fells from Grasmoor:
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Wandope, Robinson, Gables and southern fells from Grasmoor:
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adalard

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Re: Great day on Grasmoor
« Reply #1 on: 18:56:58, 14/11/17 »
Superb pictures, Henry  O0


Probably my favourite part of the Lakes around there. The dusting of snow on the ground really transforms the light in the photos.

henryb

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Re: Great day on Grasmoor
« Reply #2 on: 19:00:45, 14/11/17 »
Thanks adalard, Grasmoor became one of my favourites last week-end and the snow and sunshine really contributed to a great day out in the fells :)

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Re: Great day on Grasmoor
« Reply #3 on: 19:10:38, 14/11/17 »
Nice photos henry  O0 You say you enjoyed the descent but I don't like the loose path very much that leads down to the mine road  ;D It improves once you are on the mine road though the last mile or so to Braithwaite is a good walk  O0 Sorry, I've put the last bit on the wrong thread  ;D I will put it on the other one now  :)
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