Sunday 12th February 2017


Heading for the Hills from Above the Old Dungeon Gill Hotel Car Park

The Valley of Mickleden this Way

On the Left In the is Snow Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell on the Right

The Low Point on the Skyline in the Snow is Rossett Gap our Destination

The Valley of Mickleden Opens up

Click Click

Pike of Stickle and Loft Crag Tower Above us

Following Mickleden Beck on Part of the Cumbria Way Footpath

Approaching the Junction of the Stake Pass Path and our Path to Esk Hause

The Peak on the Right is Rossett Pike

Leaving the Valley Floor as we Head for Rossett Gap

View Back Down the Mickleden Valley

As we Climb Higher the Ice Starts Building up

Looking Across to Flat Crags and Bowfell Buttress on Bow Fell

Rossett Pike Getting Nearer

We Reach the Snowline

Keep Going up

Viewpoint Above Rossett Gill

Setting off Again on the Icy Path

Steady on

There's More and More Ice the Higher we go

Close up of Pike of Stickle and Loft Crag

Rossett Gap in Sight

Just a Short Climb to the Summit

EMERGENCY on the Summit of Rossett Pike "I've Left my Butties in the Fridge!!!"

Leaving Rossett Pike for Angle Tarn with Esk Hause the Low Point on the Horizon our Next Destination 

The Northern Crags of Bow Fell with Esk Pike to the Right at Angle Tarn

Rossett Pike and Angle Tarn

Mind it Doesn't Crack

Nearing the Top of Esk Hause

Great Gable, Windy Gap and Green Gable

The Very Windy Stone Shelter at Esk Hause

Three Winter Fellwalkers Coming Down Allan Crags

Esk Pike now Dead Ahead

More Wind and Snow

Keep Going

Nearly There

Climbing up Passed some Frozen Rocks

Looking Back Down at a Lone Walker near the Shelter on Esk Hause

Nearing the Summit 

The Summit of Esk Pike

Standing on the Rocks that Mark the Summit

Sheltered Against the Wind Trying to Bite a Frozen Chocolate Bar

Rossett Pike, Angle Tarn and Bow Fell

Heading Back to Angle Tarn

Walking on Water

The Stepping Stones over the Outlet of Angle Tarn

Back Down the Rossett Gap in a Blizzard with the Whole Length of Mickleden to Walk Back


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