Haystacks

14th December 2008

 

 

Wainwright Guidebook

The Western Fells

 

 

Overview
Ascent: 597 Mtrs  1958 Ft
Wainwrights: 1,  Haystacks
Weather: Dry ,Overcast ,Freezing On Tops
Parking: Gatesgarth Farm near Buttermere
Area:  
Miles:  
Walking With: Stephen Harrison
Ordnance Survey: OL4 (1:25)
Time Taken:  
Route:  
 

Map and Photo Gallery

 
 

On our way to Buttermere & a quick picture of Dewent Water & Catbells under mist
 

Haystacks seen here from Gatesgarth Farm

 

Reflections on Buttermere
 

 
Haystacks & I’m not sure what the weather is going to do this morning ,You can see the cloud creeping in & out just as quick as it came in

Haystacks ,Warnscale Bottom & Fleetwith Pike
 

High Crag seen from the Scarth Gap Pass
 

Looking back down Scarth Gap Pass with the cloud rolling in yet again
 

Buttermere & Crummock Water from the top Scarth Gap Pass with a very white snow topped looking Grasmoor
 

Oh  No ,. Who gave Ste the Map ? now where in trouble !

 

Making our way down to very Frozen Inominate Tarn.

 

 
 

A seduled Inominate Tarn ,Just the way I like it
 

Green Gable & Windy Gap to the left & Kirk Fell On the right
 

 
 

Views in to The Ennerdale Valley with a snow topped Pillar on the left
 

We were perched right above Black Sail Hut ,eating our sandwiches & drinking coffee just taking it all in
 

 
 

A frozen Black Beck Tarn
 

The sun making a rare glimpse looking towards Grey Knotts  & Green Gable
 

 
 

Great Gable making a show through the cloud
 

Pillar Rock to the right
 

Mellbreak centre ,And a very peaceful looking Buttermere & Crummock Water seen here from Wanscale Bottom
 


 

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