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Kirk Fell

Kirk Fell

Before we set off on this hike I was cheerfully told we were going up the quick way.

Straight up the front from Wasdale.


You can just about see the path on the photo.

Kirk Fell

Kirk Fell

Steep but relatively quick.

Red Pike

Red Pike

But it took us an awful long time.



The recent blue skies just mean that it was impossible to rush.


Mosedale and round to Pillar

With two of us rather fanatically recording the unfolding views, just in case they never appeared again,


What else are cairns for?

there were just too many stops.



The route may have been half as long as my hike over Glaramara, but it took at least as long.

Gable and round

Enjoy the view

But what a day.


Haystacks, Fleetwith Pike and more

Very hard to believe that the last time I was in Wasdale, Scafell Pike in February,

Great Gable, Green Gable

Great and Green

it was so cold that my camera froze.

blow down


Now I have to try to name the fells – If I get the wrong please feel free to correct!

KirkFellMapRoute – details here




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