Red Pike (Wasdale)

 

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Red Pike from the saddle above Blackem Head

Red Pike from the saddle above Black'em Head

Northern aspect

Almost a repeat of the first view

A further version of the previous two views from the north

A third version of the previous two views from the north

Red Pike from Over Beck

Red Pike from the Over Beck valley beneath Yewbarrow

Summit plateau

Summit plateau

Two walkers stand on the summit

Two walkers stand on the summit

Walker absorbs the airy view from the summit

Walker absorbs the airy view from the summit

Summit cairn of Red Pike

Summit cairn looking north

Red Pike from the connecting rodge with Scoat Fell and Black Crag

Red Pike from the connecting rodge with Scoat Fell and Black Crag

Wasdale Head Hotel, the start of most ascents

Wasdale Head Hotel, the starting point of most ascents

Drove bridge behind the hotel

Drove bridge behind the hotel

Red Pike in cloud shadow and Mosedale Beck

Red Pike in cloud shadow and Mosedale Beck

Mosedale aspect

Red Pike from Mosedale

Mosedale

Red Pike from Mosedale

Herdwick on the ridge

Quizzical Herdwick on the ridge

Sheepfold on the lower Mosedale flanks of Red Pike

Sheepfold on the lower Mosedale flanks of Red Pike

Scoat Tarn

Scoat Tarn from the saddle above Black'em Head

Low Tarn

Low Tarn from the upper western slopes, with Wast Water and The Screes beyond, and Black Combe in the distance

Wall up the eastern flank

Amazing wall running up the steep eastern slopes, why was it built?

Y Boulder in Mosedale

Y Boulder in Mosedale

Mosedale Beck spilling from Black'em Head

Mosedale Beck waterfall beneath Black'em Head

Black'em Head

Feeding gills converge to form Mosedale Beck in upper Black'em Head (Black Comb)

Black'em Head

Black'em Head

Exit gully onto the ridge above Black'em Head

Exit grass gully onto the ridge above Black'em Head

Red Pike from Yewbarrow

Red Pike from Yewbarrow

The Chair cairn overlooking Low Tarn

The Chair cairn which imressively overlooks Low Tarn

Low Tarn

Low Tarn from The Chair

Waterfalls in Nether Beck

Waterfalls in Nether Beck, backed by Black Knotts

Low Tarn

Low Tarn

Old shepherds' cairn above Over Beck valley adjacent to Low Tarn

Old shepherds' cairn above Over Beck valley near to Low Tarn

Brimfull Beck

Brimfull Beck

Brimfull Beck close up

Brimfull Beck, upper cascades

Waterfall in upper Over Beck

Waterfall in upper Over Beck
 
 
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