Ascent of Gowbarrow Fell on 2009-07-22
|Date:||Wednesday, July 22, 2009|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||480 m / 1578 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportParked 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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