Wednesday, 12th August 2015

Walk: Gray Crag, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, Rest Dodd, The Nab, Satura Crag
Start Point: Hartsop Grid Reference: NY 410 130
Distance: 10.7 miles Ascent: 3,630 feet
Time: 7 hours
Weather: Mainly sunny and hot
Comments: With a really good weather forecast I decided on a walk from Hartsop to Gray Crag and Thornthwaite Crag. After passing High Street I decided to visit The Knott before heading for Rest Dodd and The Nab. Retracing my steps I made my way to Satura Crag before descending to Hartsop.

Looking back to Hartsop from the climb

Helvellyn and Catsye Cam . . .

and zooming in on Striding Edge . . .

and the final climb to Helvellyn

Gray Crag looking towards Thornthwaite Crag . . .

and again looking to the North-western Fells

Taking a quick break

Thornthwaite Beacon with Ill Bell and Froswick on the left

A microlight perhaps, with rotary blades?

Thornthwaite Beacon provides good views for a lunch stop

High Street . . .

and me!

Hayeswater with Gray Crag on the left

Great Gable

Haweswater with Kidsty Pike on the left . . .

and zooming in on the reservoir

The Knott . . .

and me!

Rest Dodd and The Nab

Rest Dodd

The Nab doesn't look very inviting from here

The stile looks rather wonky . . .

and no better from the other side!

The Nab . . .

and me again!

Gathering in the sheep

Hallin Fell stands at the head of the valley

Zooming down to the Hayeswater track, the waterboard is carrying out some work . . .

and the truck transports the soil down the track . . .

where it is expertly stored

The climb up to Gray Crag - the start of my walk

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