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Buttermere - May

26th May 2014

A long weekend in Buttermere with some very wet walking and sunny scrambling. The trip also offered a chance to experiment with the Via Ferrata at Honistor for the more adventurous.

(All photos: Neil Pickford)

Dalegarth - Nice spot for camping

Fleetwith Pike from Dale Garth Campsite

Dalegarth - Nice spot for camping
Up onto Red Pike
Up onto Red Pike
Red Pike form High Stile

Red Pike approaching from Lingcomb Edge

Red Pike form High Stile
Dropping out of the clouds

Ennerdale in the background

Dropping out of the clouds
Buttermere above and below
Buttermere above and below
Sunday's objective

Fleetwith Pike, Warnscale Beck and Haystacks

Sunday's objective
The main cascade

Warn scale Beck

The main cascade
Above the main cascade
Above the main cascade
Which way now?
Which way now?
Approaching the top

Haystacks and Scarth Gap beyond

Approaching the top
The Sunday Scramblers
The Sunday Scramblers
Don't look down!

Start of the Via Ferrata

Don't look down!
Via Ferrata first section
Via Ferrata first section
Edge of the world - Photo Neil Pickford
Edge of the world - Photo Neil Pickford
What, down there?
What, down there?
Clingons
Clingons
What, across there?

Burma bridge

What, across there?
Just swinging about in the breeze

Burma bridge

Just swinging about in the breeze
Via Ferrata last section
Via Ferrata last section
'The Iron Way'
'The Iron Way'
Buttermere flyer2.jpg