Hobcarton Horseshoe

Start point: Revelin Moss Car Park (NY 249 242)

Comb Bridge – Grisedale Pike – Hobcarton Head – Hopegill Head  Ladyside Pike – Swinside Plantation – Hobcarton Plantation – Comb Bridge

Distance: 6.2 miles     Total Ascent: 744 metres     Time Taken: 3 hours 30 minutes

Weather: Cold but overcast. 2°C.

It was a completely different day to yesterday as it was overcast and the sky was grey and flat. Things were a lot warmer as it was very still and today I was joined by Andy Lang on this circuit of Hobcarton. The ice was treacherous once again in places, notably on the climb to Hopegill Head and then the rocky descent to join the Ladyside Pike ridge.


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