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Ill Bell Ridge

I returned to the Ill Bell ridge, this time in much better weather to get pictures of the surrounding Wainwrights from that ridge. Arriving early, I managed to secure one of the two or three possible parking spaces in the layby between Troutbeck and Limefitt Park. A thoroughly enjoyable day with superb views, clear skies and warm sun. The latter stages of the walk were very wet, but I was walking in my Inov-8 Terrocs today, so I wasnít all that concerned. It did put me off doing Troutbeck Tongue though, so this is still not ticked off my Wainwright list. I have now resolved to make this hill my final Wainwright of this first round.

Walk Details

Date: 2007-07-08

Start: Troutbeck    Finish: Troutbeck

Distance: 12.0 mls, 19.31 km

Height Gain: 3400 ft, 1036.3 m

Start Time: 06:33    End Time: 11:36

Duration: 05:03

Ave Speed: 2.4 mph

Region: Lake District

Route Description: Troutbeck, Garburn Road, Garburn Nook, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Troutbeck Park, Ing Bridge, Town Head, Troutbeck

Parking Grid Ref: NY 41368 02902

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Walking with: Alone

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Hills on this Walk

2535 - Thornthwaite Crag (2572 ft)

2542 - Ill Bell (2484 ft)

2548 - Froswick (2362 ft)

2551 - Yoke (2320 ft)

Trig Points on this Walk

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Previous Walk

Walk Name: Dove Dale

Date: 2007-06-09
Distance: 14.0 mls, 22.53 km
Height Gain: 3000 ft, 914.4 m

Next Walk

Walk Name: Loadpot Hill

Date: 2007-07-28
Distance: 12.0 mls, 19.31 km
Height Gain: 2800 ft, 853.4 m