Friday 24th March 2015

 

Start Point : Broughton Mills (SD 222 907)

                   

Distance :  5.2 miles        Height Ascended : 1800 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

 

Towards the Duddon estuary from the path near Scrithwaite Farm.........

 

Bright and clear skies with a little haze but would it last......

 

Great Stickle the first objective is to the right although the path continues to the left towards the hill on the left.

 

Tarn Hill from the shallow col between Hovel Knott and Great Stickle.

 

Stickle Pike (l) and Caw (r) from the summit of Great Stickle............

 

......and again.

Skies a little greyer now.

 

Stickle Pike, Dunnerdale Fell's little Matterhorn, from the south.

 

Caw from Stickle Pike.

 

Stickle Pike's cairned northern top from the southern top.

 

Stickle Pike over Stickle Tarn.

 

The lower of the two old Stainton Ground slate quarries.

 

The Stickle Pike ridge now partially hidden in the low developing cloud.