Start Point: Roadside parking near the head of Haweswater (NY 479 119)
Mardale – Old Corpse Road – Selside Pike – Captain Whelter Bog – High Howes (Mardale) – Artle Crag – Branstree – North Ridge – Hollow Stone – Mardale
Distance: 4.7 miles Total Ascent: 506 metres Time Taken: 2 hours 30 minutes Start Time: 08:20
Weather: Sunny and warm, 17°C
What a gorgeous day it turned out to be today – there was an early mist but once the sun burned through it was really warm so I was down to shirt sleeves and it really did feel like a summer’s day. It was just about perfect and the sort of day I have been dreaming about for the last 12 months!