A lovely walk around the Warnscale Skyline.


Date: 12th September 2009
Start Location: Gatesgarth
Time Started: 10:00
Duration: 4 Hours 30 Minutes
Distance: 8km - 4.97 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 800m (2624ft)
Highest Point: Fleetwith Pike (648m/2126ft)
Parking: Gatesgarth Car Park
Weather: Sunny
Difficulty: Difficult
Gatesgarth - Scarth Gap - Haystacks (75) (598m/1962ft) - Green Crag - Fleetwith Pike (76) (648m/2126ft) - Fleetwith Edge - Gatesgarth
Haystacks, as seen from the footpath from Gatesgarth Farm.
High Crag and High Stile from the footpath near Gatesgarth.
High Snockrigg and a wonderfully still Buttermere.
A close up of High Snockrigg and Buttermere.
Fleetwith Pike.
Haystacks from the path up to Scarth Gap.
The North Western Fells over Buttermere.
Kirk Fell from Scarth Gap.
Seat and High Crag.
Buttermere, Crummock Water and Grasmoor.
High Crag and the Loweswater Fells in the distance past Melbreak.
Pillar and Ennerdale.
Green Gable and Great Gable at the head of Ennerdale.
Pillar over Innominate Tarn.
The beautiful Buttermere Valley.
Pillar and Haystacks.
James admiring the view over Haystacks to Pillar.
Buttermere and our route of decent; Fleetwith Edge.
Hindscarth and Dale Head over Honister.
Buttermere and Fleetwith Edge.
High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike.
Buttermere from the bottom of Fleetwith Edge.
Looking back up Fleetwith Edge from Gatesgarth.