Friday 18th March 2011
Start point: Hodge Close (NY
Holme Fell from Hodge Close
Distance: 1.7 miles
Total Ascent: 165 metres
Time Taken: 45 minutes
Start Time: 13:10
Weather: Long sunny spells. 9oC
What a gorgeous day it turned out to be
today with long sunny spells and good, clear views and it was too nice
to resist a quick jaunt up to Holme Fell with an easy climb from Hodge
Close. Despite the sun it was still a little on the chilly side - I was
still wearing gloves today.
Hodge Close quarry.
Holme Fell through the trees.
Ivy Crag and Holme Fell reflected.
There is just the merest ripple on the old reservoir
Looking north across the reservoir.
The sky towards Fairfield.
Approaching Holme Fell summit with a view of Coniston
The summit of Holme Fell.
The sunshine boys take 2 with Wetherlam behind.
Holme Fell summit from Raven Crag.
The Langdale Pikes from Ivy Crag.
What a gorgeous day!
Descending back to the old reservoirs.
The Langdale Pikes.
Calm on the smaller reservoir today too.
Crossing the dam wall.
It won't stay calm for long with Dougal and Casper
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