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Angle Tarn

Date ... Friday, 12 June 2009
Distance ... 7.50 miles
Ascent ... 2080 feet
Time ... 4 hours 30 mins
Weather ... 27 ºC, fresh SE winds, sunny spells and dry
Summits ... Brock Crags - 1842' (aw144)
Angletarn Pikes - 1857' (aw143)
Start ... Cow Bridge (nr Hartsop village) - free NT car park (NY402133)
Maps ... Ordnance Survey - Outdoor Leisure Nº5 (1:25,000) or Landranger Nº90 (1:50,000)
Books ... Pictorial Guide Nº 2 - The Far Eastern Fells by Alfred Wainwright (ISBN 0718140664)


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The route map from our walk

The route map from our walk

Before I started the walk up to Angle Tarn I made the short stroll along to Brotherswater to take a few photo's

Before I started the walk up to Angle Tarn I made the short stroll along to Brotherswater to take a few photo's

Hartsop Dodd (left) and Caudale Moor (right) from Brotherswater

Hartsop Dodd (left) and Caudale Moor (right) from Brotherswater

Goldrill Beck with Angletarn Pikes in the background

Goldrill Beck with Angletarn Pikes in the background

Looking north along the Patterdale, not as many wild flowers in these meadows as some of the one's on my previous walk

Looking north along the Patterdale, not as many wild flowers in these meadows as some of the one's on my previous walks

Hartsop Dodd from the A592

Hartsop Dodd from the A592

Looking along Pasture Beck towards Thresthwaite Mouth

Looking along Pasture Beck towards Thresthwaite Mouth

Looking back along the path from Hartsop village that I was following up to Hayeswater Reservoir

Looking back along the path from Hartsop village that I was following up to Hayeswater Reservoir

Hayeswater Reservoir, the water supply for the town of Penrith

Hayeswater Reservoir, the water supply for the town of Penrith

It was hot work for Tim today, with all that fur

It was hot work for Tim today, with all that fur

Looking back down onto Hayeswater as I climbed up the fell side, with Gray Crag behind

Looking back down onto Hayeswater as I climbed up the fell side, with Gray Crag behind

A view of Brotherswater down in the valley bottom from the point where I joined the C2C path

A view of Brotherswater down in the valley bottom from the point where I joined the C2C path

Tim on Satura Crag

Tim on Satura Crag

Looking west from Satura Crag towards St. Sunday Crag and Fairfield

Looking west from Satura Crag towards St. Sunday Crag and Fairfield

A view of Bannerdale from Satura Crag

A view of Bannerdale from Satura Crag

Gray Crag, with Hayeswater still visible on the left, as I headed towards Brock Crags

Gray Crag, with Hayeswater still visible on the left, as I headed towards Brock Crags

Angle Tarn, with the 'Pikes' behind from Brock Crags

Angle Tarn, with the 'Pikes' behind from Brock Crags

Hartsop Dodd with Red Screes behind from Brock Crags

Hartsop Dodd with Red Screes behind from Brock Crags

Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield and St Sunday Crag from Brock Crags

Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield and St Sunday Crag from Brock Crags

Another one of my favourite Lakeland views, Brotherswater from Brock Crags

Another one of my favourite Lakeland views, Brotherswater from Brock Crags

A panoramic view, looking SW, from Brock Crags

A panoramic view, looking SW, from Brock Crags

Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield and St Sunday Crag from Cat Crag

Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield and St Sunday Crag from Cat Crag

Angle Tarn from Cat Crag

Angle Tarn from Cat Crag

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

Angletarn Pikes from Angle Tarn

While I was sat having my lunch, Tim decided to cool off in the tarn

While I was sat having my lunch, Tim decided to cool off in the tarn

Angle Tarn with Fairfield and St Sunday Crag behind

Angle Tarn with Fairfield and St Sunday Crag behind

A panoramic view of Angle Tarn

A panoramic view of Angle Tarn

Looking down into Patterdale from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Looking down into Patterdale from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

The head of Ullswater from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

The head of Ullswater from the summit of Angletarn Pikes

Deepdale from Angletarn Pikes

Deepdale from Angletarn Pikes

Another view of Brotherswater this one from the top of Dubhow Beck

Another view of Brotherswater this one from the top of Dubhow Beck

The Arnison Crag, Birks and St Sunday Crag ridge from Boredale Hause

The Arnison Crag, Birks and St Sunday Crag ridge from Boredale Hause

The head of Ullswater again, this time from Boredale Hause

The head of Ullswater again, this time from Boredale Hause

Heading down from Boredale Hause

Heading down from Boredale Hause

A view of the Deepdale valley

A view of the Deepdale valley

This little chap posed long enough for me to get a photo, pity it wasn't a red one!

This little chap posed long enough for me to get a photo, pity it wasn't a red one!

Tim cooling off in Angletarn Beck as we headed back to the car

Tim cooling off in Angletarn Beck as we headed back to the car

A view of Arnison Crag across the meadows as we walked along the track back towards Hartsop

A view of Arnison Crag across the meadows as we walked along the track back towards Hartsop

Gray Crag with The Knott behind from the road junction with the A592, and a short walk back along the road to the car

Gray Crag with The Knott behind from the road junction with the A592, and a short walk back along the road to the car