|Date:||15th June 2016|
|Time taken:||8 hours|
|Distance:||22 km / 13.5 miles|
|Weather:||Warm and sunny at the start and for most of the day, light rain at the end.|
|Route:||Buttermere (village) – Buttermere (lake) – Fleetwith Pike – Haystacks – Seat – High Crag – High Stile – Red Pike (Buttermere) – Dodd (Buttermere) – Buttermere (village)|
Waking up in Buttermere Youth Hostel in its picturesque setting I could take in most of the fells this walk would cover in one sweeping panorama by simple looking out of the bedroom window. For this adventure I planned to take in several high fells including the final resting place of Alfred Wainwright’s ashes, Haystacks, and HIgh Stile, possessor of the highest summit on the south side of the valley.
Continue reading Fleetwith Pike, Haystacks and the High Stile Ridge