Fleetwith Pike


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FP from Burtness Wood

Fleetwith Pike and the head of Buttermere from above Burtness Wood

Fleetwith from High Crag

Fleetwith Pike from High Stile

Fleetwith Pike from High Stile

Fleetwith Pike from High Stile - the sunlit area emphasises the junction of Skiddaw slate with Borrowdale Volcanic rock

Warnscale bluebells

Fleetwith Pike from the bluebells banks of on the fellside rising to Wax Knott

Honister Crag

Honister Hause and Crag from Seatoller Common - the illustrious, industrious Honister Mine, spot the green helicopter of owner Mark Weir

Summit cairn of Fleetwith Pike

Summit cairn of Flletwith Pike, looking to Great Gable, Scafell and Kirk Fell

Fleetwith Pike ridge rising from Gatesgarth Farm

Fleetwith Pike rising from the shelter of Gatesgarth Farm

Fanny Mercer's cross

Memorial cross to Fanny Mercer on Low Raven Crag


Buttermer from high on the north ridge

Buttermer from the north ridge

Buttermere vale from the north ridge


Great Gable fro the north ridge

Great Gable with the cloud-swirling about Scafell above Beck Head from the north ridge


Hindscarth from near the summit - note the bracken free area on the left-hand side, the result of the farmer at Gatesgarth's spraying regime

High Stile range from the summit

High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike from the summit

Approaching the Hopper Quarry track from off Black Star

Approaching the Hopper Quarry access track from the path off Black Star, with Glaramara in the background

The summit ridge from Black Star

The summit ridge north from Black Star (the top of Honister Crag)

Honister Crag, an intimate view

Above the Via Ferrata on Honister Crag

top of the Via Ferrata

Top section of the Via Ferrata steps from the fellside edge

Happy party of Via Ferrata completers

Happy party fresh from completing the Via Ferrata, standing on the top of Black Star

crags and ravines on Dale Head from Black Star

The broken slope of Dale Head as seen from Black Star
Peter Burgess at Hopper Quarry
Peter Burgess at Hopper Quarry - he of the Online Fellwalking Club and the 'Tubular Fells' poster

Warnscale Head

The old miners' path winding up Warnscale Head to Dubs Quarry

Warnscale Head

The same view on another day

Fleetwith Pike from Haystacks

Fleetwith Pike and Warnscale Bottom from Haystacks

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue land rover

Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team Land Rover returning from a practice session in Warnscale Head


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