Lingcove Bridge, Pike de Bield Moss,
Ore Gap, Yeasty Rigg Gill, Lingcove Beck, Moasdale
||Road side 0.5 miles past Cockley Beck
||NY 241 017
||Intermittent rain, sometimes
||The planned route had been
over Hard Knott then on the Scafell. Due to previous
rain it wasn't possible to cross Lingcove Beck so we
headed down to Lingcove Bridge then walked up to Esk
Pike as it would be highly unlikely that we would be
able to cross the River Esk for Scafell. This was quite
tough going with sodden ground and boggy areas. The rain
stopped long enough for us to have lunch on Esk Pike, by
which time the mist had cleared to give us some good
views. After heading down to Ore Gap we decided to take
the path from here alongside Yeastyrigg Gill and
Lingcove Beck. Before reaching the bridge we took the
left path to head down Moasdale and back to the cars.
Scroll down to see photos of the walk
Looking back across Wrynose Bottom . . .
as we head up the Hardknott Pass
Arriving on Hard Knott . . .
there are no views to enjoy
Heading down to . . .
Lingcove Bridge . . .
where Lingcove Beck . . .
joins the River Esk
Lots of water today!
Time for a break . . .
at Lingcove Bridge
The River Esk . . .
and the Esk waterfalls
Taking a look back
Windblown and wet . . .
on Esk Pike . . .
which we prepare to leave
and make our way down . . .
from Ore Gap . . .
and beside Yeastyrigg Gill
Looking back to Esk Pike and Bow Fell . . .
while the low cloud still touches the Scafells
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