Ascent of Gowbarrow Fell on 2009-07-22

Climber: Peter Stone

Date:Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Gowbarrow Fell
    Elevation:480 m / 1578 ft

Ascent Trip Report

Parked in the National Trust car park and made a nearly exactly circular anti-clockwise excursion. A fight through bracken in the pouring rain up onto the summit area where we visited North (Wainwright summit with trig point & plaque) and South (rocky knolls) tops before returning via Aira Force to the welcome tea-rooms. The view of Ullswater from Gowbarrow Fell (in good weather) is classed as one of England's 100 best views in the book of that title by Simon Jenkins.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:320 m / 1053 ft
    Trailhead:Aira Force car park  160 m / 525 ft

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