Walk Report: High Street from Hartsop

Date: 21st Mar 2009
Stats: 7.0 miles, 2400 feet
Weather: Misty to start, but clear and sunny later, warming nicely
Trig Points: 1: TP0693 – High Street
Wainwrights: 2: High Street, Thornthwaite Crag
Other Info: Free parking in Hartsop, no toilets
Summary: Hartsop, path beside Hayewater Gill, The Knott, High Street, Thornthwaite Beacon, Pasture Bottom, Hartsop


Key to symbols:
= Trig Point     = Wainwright Summit

A walk cut short through lack of fitness and general feelings of unwellness on my part. A shame as it was a lovely day once we got up to the tops.

High Street from Hartsop
An early, misty start in Hartsop – be mindful of where you park here as people tend to block you in if you’re not careful. Rob is depositing a pound in the honesty box for the use of the car park.

High Street from Hartsop
The misty path away from the car park

High Street from Hartsop
Looking back to hills poking out of the cloud

High Street from Hartsop
Climbing out of the mist slowly

High Street from Hartsop
Finally above the mist to see a lovely view of the valley – snow still clinging to the high tops

High Street from Hartsop
Hayeswater

High Street from Hartsop
Looking north towards Angletarn Pikes

High Street from Hartsop
Gray Crag with Hayeswater below

High Street from Hartsop
Kidsty Pike from the Straits of Riggindale

High Street from Hartsop
High Street

High Street from Hartsop
The view from High Street to Twopenny Crag and Short Stile

High Street from Hartsop
Tex strides ahead to the summit

High Street from Hartsop
Tex approaches the beacon on Thornthwaite Crag

High Street from Hartsop
Looking down to Threshthwaite Mouth

High Street from Hartsop
We cut the walk short here and head down the valley, Pasture Bottoms, following Pasture Beck

High Street from Hartsop
The Beck and the wall in Pasture Bottoms

High Street from Hartsop
The Adits in Pasture Bottom

High Street from Hartsop
Following the wall back to Hartsop

lonewalker

Fell-walker, trig-pointer, peak-bagger, Wainwright-er & Pennine Way author, with a passion for long paths, malt whisky, fast cars & Man City

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