Haycock

 

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Haycock from Winscale Hows

Haycock from Winscale Hows

Haycock from Ennerdale

Haycock from Ennerdale

Haycock from Ennerdale again

Haycock from Char Dubs, with Little Gowder Crag sunlit

Stockdale Head

Blengdale aspect, looking to Stockdale Head

Haycock from Caw Fell

Haycock from the summit of Caw Fell

Wind shelter on the summit of Haycock

Summit wind-shelter looking north-west

sheep looking south

Looking south with Seatallan right and beyond the sheep, Whin Rigg overtopped by Heck Fell and Whitfell

Deep Gill

Conifers at the foot of the Deep Gill valley looking up towards Great Cove

Galloway cattle

Galloway cattle grazing the cleared area of forest ]ry at the foot of Silvercove Beck, Starling Dodd is the focal rounded top on the horizon

Upper cairn on the Tongue ridge

Large cairn above the heather of the Tongue ridge, looking to Haycock

Looking down the Tongue ridge

Looking back down the Tongue ridge form the higher casual outcrops

View into Ennerdale from Tongue End

View into Ennerdale from Tongue End, with the great bulk of Great Borne directly ahead

The Ennerdale Fence wall makes a big step over Little Gowder Crag

The Ennerdale Fence wall makes an abrupt step on Little Gowder Crag

Little Gowder Crag

Little Gowder Crag

Wall on Little Gowder Crag

Looking west to the top of Little Gowder Crag

Haycock for the top of Little Gowder Crag

Haycock from the top of Little Gowder Crag

West from the summit

Little Gowder Crag from near the summit

Iron Crag

Iron Crag from the top of the Tongue ridge

Looking east to Steeple and Scoat Fell

Walker completes ridge ascent, with Steeple and Scoat Fell in the background

Navigation cairn

Ridge walkers approaching from Seatallan in misty conditions (as did the author) will wish to find this cairn at the foot of the one grass rake beside Great Gowder Crag

Cairn on the top of Great Gowder Crag

Seatallan from the top of Great Gowder Crag

Great Gowder Crag cairn

Cairn on the top of Great Gowder Crag looking to the summit plateau

Nether Beck

Looking back down the Nether Beck valley path to Middle Fell

Gun rock

Gun rock, strictly on the slopes of Great Scoat Fell, but espied from the bridle-path out of Nether Beck

startled sheep

Three startled sheep wonder "who goes there?" from the ridge above Stockdale Head, with the slopes of Caw Fell in the background
 
 
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