Swinside Fell

Start point: Corney Fell road (SD 150 896)Corney Fell road – Stoneside Hill – Charity Chair – Stoupdale Head (OF) – Black Crag – Raven Crag – Corney Fell road

Distance: 4.5 miles     Total Ascent: 300 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours

Weather: Grey, overcast and windy. 13oC.

It was a grey start to the day again today with plenty of rain and fast moving clouds around. I decided to stay relatively low and visit a pretty much unfrequented area to the south of the Corney Fell road, Swinside Fell. This was a really boggy route and quite hard going with only occasional, fleeting views of anything – and it felt so cold, almost (dare I say it?) Autumnal…

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