Gowbarrow Fell and High Force


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By Graywoodhouse on 07/10/23 at 3:53pm

Hills walked:
Gowbarrow Fell (Wainwright summit) (Wainwright, Birkett, Clem, Fellranger, and Synge)
Date started:19/08/2023
Distance:5.7 km or 3.6 miles
Ascent:307m or 1007ft
Descent:306m or 1004ft
Start OSGB:NY391215
Time taken:2:25
Naismith:1:39

Staying in Dockray we had Gowbarrow Fell and Aira Force on our doorstep. A wet and windy ascent but with some OK views over Ullswater. We descended down towards Ullswater before coming back on ourselves and climbing back up Aira Force which was in full flow after plenty of recent rain!

Rain over Ullswater

View from the top of Gowbarrow Fell

High Force




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