Lingmoor Fell

Second day in The Lakes and a second walk already! This time straight from the rented house in Little Langdale up to Lingmoor Fell with its fantastic views of Bowfell and the Langdale Pikes. My dad joined me and to make a circular of it we headed down to Blea Tarn before walking back along the road to the house. A cracking little walk.

Start – Birch House near Three Shires Inn
Route – Dale End – Lingmoor Fell – Bleatarn House – Blea Tarn – Wrynose Pass
Distance – 4 1/2 miles    Start time – 10.00am     Time taken – 3 1/2 hrs    Highest Point – Lingmoor Fell 469m
Weather – Cloud lifting for a sunny day
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

Lingmoor 1

Cloud hugs the top of Wetherlam with Little Langdale tarn below as we start the ascent of Lingmoor Fell

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Sun and shade as we look across to a cloud topped Helvellyn and Fairfield

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All sunny looking to Windermere

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The summit of Lingmoor fell to the right with Bowfell just to the left in the distance

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Now a cloud free Wetherlam, with Swirl How and Great Carrs to the right, behind

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Lingmoor tarn down to the right with a great view of the Langdale Pikes from Lingmoor Fell summit

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Fantastic views

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Looking back to Windermere from the summit

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Looking the opposite way to Bowfell, the high point in the centre and the aptly named Crinkle Crags to the left

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Dropping down to a great view down along Mickelden with the Langdales Pikes right and Bowfell left

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My dad descends with a fabulous backdrop

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Classic view of Blea Tarn and the Langdales

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For me, a better view, of Little Langdale Tarn and Wetherlam as we follow the road back to our house for the week


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