Walk Report: Sheffield Pike

Date: 10th Jan 2009
Stats: 4.5 miles, 2100 feet
Weather: Cold and cloudy, brightening later
Trig Points: 0
Wainwrights: 2: Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike
Other Info: Free roadside parking for 10 cars at foot of Stybarrow Crag
Summary: Mossdale Beck, Glenridding Dodd, Heron Pike, Sheffield Pike, Bleabank Side, Glencoyne


Key to symbols:
= Wainwright Summit

A short walk, enforced by a knee problem picked up on the descent from Sheffield Pike.

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
A very purple looking Ullswater

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Looking back down the steep climb, to Ullswater

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Ullswater from the path beside Mossdale Beck

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Glenridding Dodd, from the path below

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Heron Pike and Sheffield Pike from the path to Glenridding Dodd

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Summit of Glenridding Dodd with Birkhouse Moor behind

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Heron Pike and Sheffield Pike from the summit of Glenridding Dodd

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Heron Pike from Glenridding Dodd

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
A boundary stone, on the path up Heron Pike

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
The narrow, rocky path up Heron Pike is a delight

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Birkhouse Moor from Heron Pike

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Looking towards the summit of Sheffield Pike

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Summit cairn on Sheffield Pike

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Raise and Sticks Pass from Sheffield Pike

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Glencoyne Head

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Boundary Post on Sheffield Pike, this side says “M 1912”

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Walkers head up Glencoyne Head as I cut the walk short due to knee problem and head back down Glencoyne

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Glencoyne

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Ullswater ahead

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Glencoyne

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Dodgy stile crossing in Glencoyne

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
The buildings at Seldom Seen

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Ullswater from Seldom Seen

Sheffield Pike from Glenridding
Ullswater from the path

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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