Lingmoor Fell with Tom

Name of walk Lingmoor Fell with Tom
Date of walk 2007-08-23

Tom and I drove to Blea Tarn car park via Great Langdale in order to walk up Lingmoor Fell. A small fell at 1530ft that shouldn`t pose too much of a problem for Tom. We stopped on the way at Coniston Water.

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Still and blue today.

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With some good reflections.

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We walked around Blea Tarn. The Langdales in the distance. Side Pike in the foreground.

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Our route up can be seen. Just up the right of Side Pike and then the ridge off right towards the summit.

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View across to Lingmoor.

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Walking up to Side Pike.

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The heather was stunning. Looking back to Blea Tarn, Blake Rigg behind.

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Side Pike in the foreground. Behind is Esk Pike, to the right Pike o` Stickle and Harrison Stickle.

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Tom stopping for a rest.

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Summit cairn.

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Tom having another rest..

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Got chatting to a guy and his son from Buckinghamshire who took this for us.

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Lingmoor Tarn.

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View out to Elterwater and Coniston Water.

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More heather on the way down.

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Had lunch here.

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View back down to Blea Tarn.

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The white Bleatarn House (Wordsworth lived here) is where the route down joins the road.

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Looking down the gorge.

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Stopped off in Chapel Stile at Wainwrights` Inn. The cartmaker not the fell walker!

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A warm day. Superb visibility!
Jo.
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