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richardh1905

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TR - More snow on Hampsfell
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TR - More snow on Hampsfell

23rd January 2021


Got a surprise this morning when I opened the curtains - the garden was plastered with snow! Only one thing to do - head up Hampsfell. By the time we had eaten breakfast and got our boots on, the snow had stopped but Grange was shrouded in mist. A lot of families sledging on Fell End, so we climbed to the summit cairn by a circuitous route. Less people about as we headed north towards Hampsfell.



Hawthorns in the mist



More photogenic hawthorns - I particularly like these two


It was still misty by the time we reached Hampsfell Hospice, but we could see that the sun was trying to break through, so we circled around the area of limestone pavement to the north to give it a chance.



Sun breaking through on the eastern side of the Hampsfell plateau



The mist had almost completely cleared by the time we had circled back to the Hospice



Heading back along the Hampsfell ridge



Distant fells coming into view. The hill to the left of the wind sculpted tree is Great Burney



Mist clearing from the lower southern end of the ridge



Christmas Pudding Rock  - one of the many erratics on Hampsfell



Tess playing snowball catch



"Gotcha" - she loves the snow



The Coniston fells from Fell End



Almost back - Spring Bank Road




...and to finish off the day, I took Tess back up Fell End in the moonlight for her evening walk - magical.
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Re: TR - More snow on Hampsfell
« Reply #1 on: 10:23:51, 24/01/21 »
Absolutely stunning set of pictures there Richard. Hard to pick a favourite but Tess about to get a mouthful of snow is a joy. Ta for posting.  O0

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« Reply #2 on: 12:49:49, 24/01/21 »
Sunshine, snow and Tess   -   lovely  :) 


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Re: TR - More snow on Hampsfell
« Reply #3 on: 13:21:56, 24/01/21 »
Lovely pics Richard  O0 Where I live had fog all day so I didn't go out yesterday  :)
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Re: TR - More snow on Hampsfell
« Reply #4 on: 15:10:44, 24/01/21 »
Superb series..like the view of Conisten Fells and Spring Bank road in particular . O0
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« Reply #5 on: 16:23:11, 24/01/21 »
Fantastic Richard O0
The second one down looks like the ones you see for 300 quid in a posh Grasmere gallery  ;D
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« Reply #6 on: 16:33:39, 24/01/21 »
Spend a lot of time in posh galleries then Karl? ;D ;D

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« Reply #7 on: 16:36:50, 24/01/21 »
Thanks pdstsp, Dovegirl, April, G&P, Karl  :)
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« Reply #8 on: 16:37:51, 24/01/21 »
Fantastic Richard O0
The second one down looks like the ones you see for 300 quid in a posh Grasmere gallery  ;D


Yours for 200, karl.  :D
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« Reply #9 on: 19:28:38, 24/01/21 »
Great photos again, especially the first misty ones, most artistic  O0


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« Reply #10 on: 21:24:15, 24/01/21 »
Pudding rock looks even more like a pudding.
That's one happy dog.
We had snow today but I've been too busy to get out.  :(
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« Reply #11 on: 07:43:24, 25/01/21 »
Thanks vghikers, Ridge.  :) 


Tess goes absolutely crazy in the snow - she can't get enough of it. Same on a sandy beach, racing around, rolling, furious digging, never a dull moment!
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« Reply #12 on: 10:39:52, 28/01/21 »
Great photos again, especially the first misty ones . . .

Seconded! Thank you Richard for posting such an excellent selection  :)
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« Reply #13 on: 13:34:59, 28/01/21 »
Well I was going to say I like the first few misty atmospheric pics.  Then I was going to say I like the xmas pudding pic.  Then I decided I liked Tess about to be getting a mouthful of snowball.  And finally I was going to say I like the snowy/sunny Spring Bank Lane ...


... so basically I think I'm saying I like all of your pics  :D


Thanks for posting  :)
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« Reply #14 on: 14:15:52, 28/01/21 »
Thank you for your kind comments, Skip, Mel  :)
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