Sunday, 23rd December 2007


Walk: Tarn Hows, Glen Mary Bridge, Holme Fell, Hodge Close, Hollin Bank, Black Fell,(Black Crag), Tarn Hows
Start Point: Tarn Hows main car park Grid Ref: SD 326 995
Distance:  7.5 miles Ascent:  2,100 feet
Weather: A heavy frost but misty and damp
Accompanied by:

Marie, Andrea, Gill and Shep, led by me

Comments: The day had promised to be dry with a heavy frost but we travelled into mist as we approached the Lake District. The route onto and off Home Fell was not easy in the mist and I made good use of my GPS. The same was true, to an extent on Black Crag, known as Black Fell in Wainwright's book.


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Shep contemplates carrying this stick (branch) but couldn't quite manage it


Holme Fell in mist . . .


which improves for the next shot


Marie is feeling rather cold at Hodge Close . . .


and Andrea keeps warm with a dance routine


It's rather quiet here today, though we did see 2 couples . . .


and a robin came to visit . . .


but didn't stay for long


It looks pretty cold down there . . .


whatever angle you take


Shep finds another stick


Black Fell - and the mist is still around


and again . . .


and once more


Andrea decides to practise for Dancing on Ice . . .


so Marie decides to provide some competition


Even Tarn Hows is frozen today

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