A walk up Pike o’ Blisco

Name of walk A walk up Pike o' Blisco
Date of walk 2006-09-11

Today Ged, Kas and me went to Great Langdale to take a walk up to Pile o’ Blisco. It was very hazy, still, but warm. We were not hopeful of any views, but could do with the exercise!

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Looking towards The Band and Mickleden.

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The route up to Pike o' Blisco.

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Ged taking a breather.

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There are several rock steps to negotiate.

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A mass of flying ants at the summit cairn!

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Unfortunately still not much in the way of a view.

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Looking down on Red Tarn.

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View over the Wrynose Pass to Wet Side Edge, Wetherlam and Swirl How.

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The Band and Pike o' Stickle beyond.

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Heading back down.

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The view back to Lamgdale.

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Nearly back down and another view up The Band, the view is clearing.

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Great view now of the Langdale Pikes.

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An even better view of the Old Dungeon Ghyll Pub! We stop for a drink.

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View back down Langdale from the car on the way home.

Only a short walk of under 5 miles. It took us four hours.

Jo.

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