Hallin Fell Tuesday 4th April 2017
Todays walk was combined with a trip on the Ullswater Steamer. After yesterdays longer than planned walk the gentle ascent of Hallin Fell was ideal, especially as out of the breeze it was warm enough to just sit and soak in the views from the summit.
Start: Howtown Pier (NY 4432 1989)
Howtown Pier - Hallin Fell (390) - Howtown Pier
Distance: 2.25 miles Ascent: 244 metres Time Taken: 2 hrs 25 mins
Terrain: Steep but easy going on wide grassy paths.
Weather: Sunny and warm
Pub Visited: The Inn, Grasmere Ale Drunk: Jennings Cumberland
Looking along Ullswater from the pier at Pooley Bridge.
Hallin Fell dominates the view as we approach Howtown.
Place Fell comes into view as we start the climb up Hallin Fell.
There are many different routes onto the summit of Hallin Fell, all of them follow broad grassy tracks.
Looking along Ullswater towards Pooley Bridge as we approach the summit.
The obelisk marks the summit.
There are some great views from the summit of this small fell.
Looking along Ullswater towards Glenridding.
We sat having lunch looking down Howe Grain.
Boredale was also in view.
For the second time in two days I had my camera out when these planes went by.
Place Fell from our lunch spot.
Looking across Ullswater towards Gowbarrow.
Little Mell from just below the summit obelisk.
A final view of Ullswater from the summit.
Steel Knotts dominates the view as we head back down.
Rather than take the road we follow the path around the edge of the fell to the pier.
Waiting at the pier with views of Great Meldrum and Little Mell Fell.