Start point: Gatesgarth (NY 195 150)
Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere – Fleetwith Pike – Haystacks – Scarth Gap – Scarth Gap Pass – Gatesgarth Farm, Buttermere
Distance: 4.6 miles Total Ascent: 717 metres Time Taken: 2 hours 35 minutes Start Time: 07:25
Weather: Warm and still but generally overcast. 15ºC
It was amazingly still in Buttermere this morning with hardly a ripple on the lake. This made the climb of Fleetwith Edge a warm one with no cooling breeze at all. It was nice to get up this way again after a seemingly long absence and rather oddly I never saw a soul during the whole walk.