Raven Scar

Name of walk Raven Scar
Date of walk 2019-01-09

A short morning walk up to Raven Scar on Staveley Fell.

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We parked at Chapel House.

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Standing next to the small car park at Chapel House, we head through the barrier along the forestry road.

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Easy walking.

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You get a great view out along Windermere, and over to the Fairfield Horseshoe.

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Looking west from the same place.

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Gummers How on the far left.

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We take the path through the woods.

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We head for Raven Scar.

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Back on the forestry road we soon head off into the woods to scale the summit.

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Raven Scar summit, but no view, due to the trees.

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Nice trees Ged!

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We retrace our steps and head off to a lower view point.

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Better views here, but the tops of the conifers restrict the view west.

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Looking over to Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man.

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Conifers in the way further round.

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Close up of Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man.

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Looking east.

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Looking south to White Stone and Newton Fell (North)

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No cairn on the summit, its just a rock outcrop.

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It is very frosty.

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Frost on the bracken.

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We head back down through the woods.

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Last view of Windermere before we head back to my car.

The walk took two hours and was three miles. A nice, short, easy walk to start the year! Somewhere neither of us had been to before.

Jo.

 

 

 

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