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~Kidsty Pike~

A featured fell is my way of studying each fell in turn and recording thoughts and observations.

Kidsty Pike has a very prominent peak when viewed from many angles, particularly the north-east and around Shap. One of the problems for the photographer is finding a good place to capture this feature. Selside Pike and Branstree may qualify but the only time I have been on these two, it was grim.

Kidsty Pike

Kidsty Pike from Twopenny Crag

Kidsty Pike is one of four summits which can form a high level circuit that would reward the fellbagger with all these summits and cover a distance of just over 2 miles. The others being The Knott, Rampsgill Head & High Raise.

Kidsty Pike

The Summit of Kidsty Pike

High Street in view from the top of Kidsty Pike and below is the same scene on a colder, clearer day...

High Street

High Street

Haweswater

Haweswater from Kidsty Pike

Once a page such as this has been set up, I can add to it when new photos become available. It's important for me to climb Selside Pike and Branstree on a fine day and seek out a good view of KP from the south-east.

Where: Far Eastern Access from Mardale Head

Height: 2560ft

Suggested Route: Park at Mardale Head and follow the route as shown in KP3 Far Eastern Fells.

My Frequency: Three times.

Whilst You're There: High Raise / Rampsgill Head / The Knott - easy bagging.

Someone Else's View: Gary Richardson's backpack of 25th/26th August 2007.

Walk Dates: with links to Reports (on this website) where applicable:

19/03/11 02/08/09

All photos copyright Richard Ratcliffe 2010 ©

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