Pillar

 

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Pillar from High Stile

Pillar Cove from High Stile

Pillar from High Stile

Pillar from High Stile

Pillar from Green Gable

Pillar from Green Gable

Pillar Rock from the fellside behind

Pillar Rock from the fellside behind

 Summit of Pillar

The summit of Pillar

Another angle on the summit scene

Another angle on the summit with the large wind-shelter prominent

Pillar Rock from Ennerdale

Pillar Rock and Pillarcove Beck from Ennerdale

Mosedale

Walkers venturing up Mosedale, Black Crag and Wind Gap feature on the left-hand skyline

Pillar Rock west face

Looking down on Pillar Rock west face from White Pike

Ridge-top pinnacle above Hind Cove

Ridge-top pinnacle above Hind Cove

East from near the summit

East from near the summit looking to Kirk Fell and a cloud-enveloped Great Gable

East from the ridge-top approaching the summit

East from the ridge-top approaching the summit, with a higher cloud base

Pillar Cove from Ennerdale

Pillar Cove from Ennerdale

Shamrock Traverse from the ridge-top path

Shamrock Traverse from the ridge-top path

Pillar from Low Gillerthwaite

Pillar, Black Crag and Steeple from Low Gillerthwaite

Above Looking Stead

Looking back form the first step above Looking Stead towards Kirk Fell overtopped by the dome of Great Gable

Fell & Rock Memorial footbridge plaque over the River Liza beneath Pillar Cove

Fell & Rock Memorial footbridge plaque over the River Liza beneath Pillar Cove

Robinson's Cairn on the High Level Route

Robinson's Cairn on the High Level Route

Plaque beneath Robinson's Cairn

Plaque beneath Robinson's Cairn

Forest bridge over the River Liza

Forest bridge over the River Liza

Early strides along the High Level Route

Early strides along the High Level Route, with High Crag in cloud shadow beyond

Bridleway to Black Sail Pass in Mosedale

Bridleway to Black Sail Pass in Mosedale

Wind Gap, looking to the Pillar

Wind Gap, looking to the Pillar

East face of Pillar Rock

East face of Pillar Rock

Pisgah and Pillar Rock top section view from the Shamrock Traverse

Pisgah Notch and Pillar Rock upper portion as viewed from the Shamrock Traverse - spot the climbers

Potentially dicey section on Shamrock Traverse

Potentially dicey section on Shamrock Traverse, where a stream of water runs over a slab at a constriction

Grim scree run falling from Wind Gap, a difficult ascent and horrid descent

Grim scree run falling from Wind Gap into Mosedale, a difficult ascent and horrid descent

Lower portion of the High Level Route from the upper braided section

Lower portion of the High Level Route from the upper braided section

The Shamrock Traverse

Observe the Shamrock Traverse

Eastwards from Pillar

Eastwards from Pillar, with Great Gable and Great End prominent beyond Kirk Fell, notice Bowfell makes an appearance as the peak on the right skyline
 
 
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