Wansfell

Staying in Troutbeck it would have been daft of us not to have a walk up to Wansfell via Nanny Lane, the weather looked as though it would cover the tops in low cloud, however as we reached the summit it cleared enough to give us some views.

Start – Troutbeck
Route – Nanny Lane – Wansfell – Wansfell Pike – Nanny Lane – Troutbeck
Distance – 5 miles    Start time – 10.30am     Time taken – 3hrs    Highest Point – Wansfell  487m
Weather – Damp, low cloud on the tops which cleared eventually!
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Looking a bit grey as we look back towards the house

Looking a bit grey as we look back towards the house

Damp start up Nanny Lane

Damp start up Nanny Lane

And again from higher up

And again from higher up

We crossed the stile at the end of Nanny Lane and headed up into the cloud

We crossed the stile at the end of Nanny Lane and headed up into the cloud

The boys by the true summit (Baystones) as the cloud clears a little.

The boys by the true summit (Baystones) as the cloud clears a little.

A least its not raining!!

A least its not raining!!

The cloud lifts again to give a glimpse of Windermere

The cloud lifts again to give a glimpse of Windermere

Me and the boys on Wansfell Pike

Me and the boys on Wansfell Pike

Windermere

Windermere

The cloud is lifting as we leave the summit of Wansfell Pike

The cloud is lifting as we leave the summit of Wansfell Pike

Typical, a cloud free Wansfell Pike

Typical, a cloud free Wansfell Pike

Same state on Wansfell!

Same state on Wansfell!

Heading back down Nanny Lane

Heading back down Nanny Lane

A look back up atthe Wansfell ridge

A look back up atthe Wansfell ridge