Another 2 done in the Western Fells

A favourable forecast meant a trip over to Wasdale to do Caw fell and Haycock. Ria and Stuart joined us. It is such a drive over to Wasdale but when you have views like this, you know you’re going to have a good day. IMG_8296.JPG

A quick check of the map and off we went.

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A steep initial climb meant a few view stops. It was such a gorgeous day and couldn’t believe I was walking in short sleeves.

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The path levelled out and just before heading up towards Scoat Tarn, we took a left turn straight up the front of the crag. This took us onto pots of ashness – High Pikehow skirting round Brown band onto Silver cove then onto our first summit Caw Fell. It felt as if we were walking for ages before our first summit.

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Finally on Caw Fell, my Wainwright 210 and a perfect place to have a much earned lunch.

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Refuelled it was off to Haycock, with lovely views down to Ennerdale keeping us company.

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It took no time at all to reach Haycock.

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Sam and Teah who are Stuart’s gorgeous collies. They are excellent walking buddies.

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From the summit of Haycock the main path off towards Scoat Tarn and joined the path we had earlier ascended on. The light on Wastwater and the Screes was beautiful.

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Soon the car was in sight. Another 2 ticked off bringing Wainwright total to 211. Only 3 more to go!
As we drove to the Strands for our walkers reward, the sky turned a wonderful pink. I was cursing that I haven’t learnt how to use my camera properly, so I could capture scenes properly.

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A walkers reward at The Strands was a perfect end to a great day in the hills.

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