Rosthwaite Fell via Combe Gill

Start point: Strands Bridge (NY 249 135)

Strands Bridge – The Combe – Combe Door – Combe Head – Stonethwaite FellRosthwaite Cam on Rosthwaite FellBessyboot on Rosthwaite Fell – Big Stanger Gill – Stonethwaite – Strands Bridge

Distance: 7.1 miles     Total Ascent: 762 metres     Time Taken: 4 hours 30 minutes     Start Time: 09:00

Weather: Cold wind, wintry. 4C

Today’s walk was up to Glaramara (or it was supposed to be – read on to find out why it didn’t quite turn out that way!) via Combe Gill. It is certainly a quiet way to climb but then again it is normally fairly quiet on the fells when conditions aren’t particularly good in winter.



Seathwaite – Stockley Bridge – Seathwaite Fell (199) – Sprinkling Tarn – Angle Tarn – Rossett Pike (200) – Angle Tarn – Allen Crags – Glaramara (201) – Combe HeadRosthwaite CamRosthwaite Fell (202) (Bessyboot) – Seathwaite

Clear and bright becoming hazy later in the day.