Yewbarrow

Start point: Overbeck Bridge (NY 168 068)

Overbeck Bridge – Bell Rib – Great Door – Yewbarrow (South Top)Yewbarrow (North Top) – Dore Head – Low Tarn – Overbeck – Overbeck Bridge

Distance: 5 miles     Total Ascent: 725 metres    Time Taken: 3 hours 15 minutes     Start Time: 09:45

Weather: Some bright spells, generally overcast. 9C

I obviously didn’t get enough of the rough stuff yesterday on Great Gable and I was irresistibly drawn back to Wasdale and had a walk across Yewbarrow. I couldn’t help thinking back to Friday’s walk to High Pike – on the trig. column there is an inscription which says ‘Caldbeck fells are worth all England else’. Whoever thought of that one surely can’t have been to Wasdale…

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