26th December 2004

Walking in a winter wonderland.


Walk Overview
Time 08.50 to 12.50
Duration 4 hr
Distance 6.5 mile
Ascent 2231 ft
Walking with Jennifer
Pheasant Inn - Sale Fell - Kelswick - Ling Fell - Eskin - Pheasant Inn
Fells visited
Directory places visited

Starting Point Information Centre
Roadside, Pheasant Inn, Wythop

This isn't somewhere I'd normally park. On this occasion however, there was too much snow and ice on the road so the prudent thing to do was park here and follow the road towards Wythop Church


Route Map

Bassenthwaite and the Skiddaw fells from Lothwaite.

Looking across to Sale fell from Lothwaite.

From Rivings looking over Wythop Woods to Binsey in the distance.

The Skiddaw fells from Rivings.

Rivings "summit" cairn with Binsey in the background.

Sale Fell summit.

The Skiddaw fells again this time from Sale Fell summit.
There was a thick band of cloud on the higher parts of the Skiddaw fells for most of the time we were out.

From the route up Ling Fell looking back towards Kelswick and Sale Fell.

Ling Fell summit.
Notice Skiddaw is now almost free of cloud.

Sale Fell from Ling Fell summit.

Skiddaw again from Ling Fell summit.

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Lake District Walks