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Wednesday 15th December 2004

Start point: Kiln Bank Cross (SD 215 933)

Kiln Bank Cross - Stickle Pike (OF) - Tarn Hill (OF) - The Dunnerdale Fells (OF) -  Great Stickle (OF) - Kiln Bank Cross

Route Map

Weather: Sunny and bright.

Today's walk is a Wainwright/Birkett hybrid, taking in Stickle Pike - a personal favourite, the undulating Tarn Hill, a vague top named 'Dunnerdale Fells' (a separate 'Outlying Fell' walk chapter by Wainwright) and Great Stickle. The views to the north were superb, especially towards the end when the clouds lifted from the high fells.

Elevation profile of the route.

3D image of the walk route.

Caw from the ascent of Stickle Pike.

Stickle Tarn.

Whitfell and Hesk Pike with The Pike in the foreground from Stickle Pike.

Looking to the Duddon Estuary across Tarn Hill and Great Stickle.

The main cairn on Stickle Pike from the south cairn with Harter Fell and the Scafell range in cloud behind.

Tarn Hill and Great Stickle.

Great Stickle.

The ridge that runs along the opposite side of the Lickle Valley; Caw - Brock Barrow - Fox Haw - Raven's Crag - The Knott.

Stickle Pike from the south.

The view from Stickle Tarn; see below for an annotated version of this photo.

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