Troutbeck Tongue

Start point: Kirkstone Pass road (NY 412 063)

Kirkstone Pass road – Troutbeck Park – Troutbeck Tongue – Troutbeck Park – Kirkstone Pass road

Distance: 2.25 miles     Total Ascent: 240 metres     Time Taken: 1 hour

Weather: Sunny gradually clouding over. 18C.

It is not often you start the climb to a fell with a big descent but I did today for a walk to Troutbeck Tongue, starting from the Kirkstone Pass road. It was an interesting descent and pretty boggy underfoot until the climb of The Tongue itself. Once on the summit, there was cause for a little celebration as you will see…

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