A great walk up to Little Hart Crag through nearly all seasons! Rain, wind and beautiful sunshine!


Date: 8th May 2011
Start Location: Brothers Water
Time Started: 11:15
Duration: 5 Hours 20 Minutes
Distance: 11.6km - 7.21 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 904m (2966ft)
Highest Point: Middle Dodd (654m/2146ft)
Parking: Car Park Just North Of Brothers Water
Weather: Windy, Raining, Cloudy & Sunny
Difficulty: Difficult
Brothers Water - Hartsop Hall - High Hartsop Dodd (145) - Little Hart Crag (146) - Scandale Pass - Smallthwaite Band - Middle Dodd (147) - Hartsop Hall - Brothers Water
Hartsop Hall just near the start of the walk.
The ancient settlement and Brothers Water.
Brothers Water with Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes behind. The ancient settlement clearly seen at the bottom of the photo.
Just in the cloud on the summit of High Hartsop Dodd.
Fantastic cloud formations over by Middle Dodd and Red Screes.

A close up of what would be Red Screes.

Scandale and the head of Windermere.
Little Hart Crag summit cairn, in the cloud once again, thankfully it cleared a moment after the photo was taken and we had some nice views down Scandale.
Looking back up to Little Hart Crag from the descent down to Scandale Pass.
Sunshine over Brothers Water, Place Fell and Angletarn Pikes.
A close up of Brothers Water and Angletarn Pikes.
Little Hart Crag now free of cloud and in the sunshine.
A stunning sunny view today, this view really did dominate the remainder of the walk - not that I was complaining!
Middle Dodd summit cairn.
The superb view from Middle Dodd.
Almost back down to valley level, still a couple of Km's to go.
Looking back up to Middle Dodd.
Brothers Water and Place Fell.
The ancient settlement at the base of High Hartsop Dodd.
Brothers Water.