A walk up Stony Cove Pike and Hartsop Dodd from Brotherswater Inn.

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By Jimearl6 on 10/08/23 at 4:28pm (last edited 10/12/23 at 1:00pm)

Hills walked:
Caudale Moor - John Bell's Banner (Birkett and Synge)
Stony Cove Pike (Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, HuMP, Clem, Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
Hartsop Dodd (Wainwright, Birkett, Nuttall, Fellranger, Synge, and sub Sim)
Date started:26/04/2023
Distance:8.2 km or 5.1 miles
Ascent:655m or 2149ft
Descent:652m or 2139ft
Start OSGB:NY403119
Time taken:4:32

A good path from the Brotherswater Inn took me up the long steep ridge that leads onto Caudale Moor. Looking back there are good views of Brothers Water and as height is gained Red Screes and Middle Dodd come into fine view across Kirkstone. I had lunch at the Mark Atkinson memorial, the highest grave in England and in a lovely unfrequented spot looking down on the Inn at the top of Kirkstone where he was Landlord in the 1930’s. After lunch I walked around the head of Caudale to summit Stony Cove Pike. A long easy ridge took me down to Hartsop Dodd which has lovely views down the Patterdale valley to Ullswater. By now the blue patches in the sky were being replaced with gray but I enjoyed the easy graded, soft underfoot grass track that goes down the west flank of Hartsop Dodd and leads straight back to the Brotherswater Inn. To read more click the link https://jimearl6.com/stony-cove-pike-and-hartsop-dodd-from-brotherswater/#more-7634

Looking up to Caudale Moor
Brothers Water
Red Screes and Middle Dodd
Mark Atkinson Memorial
Caudale Moor (or Stony Cove Pike if you prefer)
Hartsop Dodd
Brotherswater Inn

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