This is the second section of fells, which I started in July 2016. It includes the area to the northwest of Ambleside between Stonethwaite Beck and Great Langdale Beck in the west and Thirlmere in the east and contains the Langdale Pikes and the fells to the northwest of Grasmere. The area includes 27 Wainwrights and the Central Fells are described in Book Three of Alfred Wainwright’s Walking Guide to the Lake District Fells.
The section was completed on 16th October 2016 with a visit to both peaks of Thunacar Knott via Dungeon Ghyll.
The image above shows the view north from the summit of Steel Fell and includes 6 other Wainwright summits within the Central Fells group, (from left to right) Ullscarf, High Tove, High Seat, Armboth Fell, Raven Crag and High Rigg. Photo taken 29th July 2016.
Map of the Central Fells
The Central Fells
The details in the table above are taken from various sources but most notably:
The Central Fells (Lakeland Fellranger guide, 1st edition) by Mark Richards
The Central Fells (Walkers Edition) by A. Wainwright and revised by Clive Hutchby
Lake District West (Superwalker XT25) by Harvey Maps