Friday 22nd August 2014

 

Start Point : Pye House (NY 311 063)

                   

Distance :  3.5 miles        Height Ascended :1400 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

Langdale postbox.

 

The footpath from the valley road between Pye House and Long House provides an excellent

 viewpoint for the row of majestic fells that surround the head of Langdale…………………………….

 

………………….particularly as the ridge top at Swinescar Hause is approached.

 

Pike o' Blisco, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell.

 

Once the ridge top is reached there are great views to the north………

 

.......here the Helvelynn ridge over Gibson Knott and Helm Crag.

 

Looking west from the summit of Swinescar Pike.

 

Youdell Tarn.

 

The Langdale Pikes from the small tarns below Lang How.

 

Silver How from Lang How.

 

Lang How.

 

The vale and village of Grasmere take pride of place of the views from the summit Silver How……..

 

…………….especially if the view over Grasmere and Rydal Water is included.

 

Little Langdale.

 

The view west ain't bad either.

Great Langdale over Copt How.