A Day on the Langdales

Mainly there are good days on the fells, sometimes they can be disappointing but every now and again you enjoy a particularly special day. Myself and Mist enjoyed one last week in near perfect Autumn conditions.

We set off from Dungeon Ghyll, took on the Band and then returned via the Crinkles, a classic circuit but not overly strenuous (although the boulders on the Crinkles made for some awkward and slippy steps). However this is not about the walk itself (you can find more about that by clicking here) but really a display of photos that I was fortunate to take when the light was so good. Mist features in most of them. It is her blog but I have cheated and added a few where she is not in.

Mist and the Langdale Pikes
Backdrop of Pike O Stickle

One further point to the day concerned the search for Jasper, the missing border collie. We walked on the Wednesday when Jasper had been missing for 3 days and kept a sharp eye out for him but I had suspected (knowing Mist pretty well) that he would probably stick close to where Adam, his pack leader, had last seen him, up near Broad Crag and not venture over far towards the Langdales.

I was absolutely delighted to see Adam reunited with Jasper on Wednesday night, great credit to Geoff Horky (I have shared navigation training days with him at the LDNP and he is a truly top performer) and of course the Wasdale MRT. It would be remiss of me not to include the link to their fund raising website. Well done to all and so pleased for Jasper and Adam.

Getting impatient at Stool End
Mist at Stool End

Mist on the Band
Mist on the Band

Looking towards the Scafells
Over 3 Tarns towards the Scafells

Resting after lunch
Mist resting after lunch

Three Tarns
Lunar landscape of the Crinkles

Scafell Range
The Scafell range

Waiting for the slow one
Mist waiting for the slow ones

Over to the Coniston range
Coniston range

Sun dropping on the Crinkles
Looking back over the Crinkles


Previous Posts

Summer Days. Sept 2014

10 reasons to walk with a dog – June 2014

A winter of Mist in photos . Apr 2014

Mist on the Galloway Hills. Nov 2013

A Typical Walk with Mist. Sept 2013

Agile Mist & Video . June 2013

Mist of all Seasons. Apr 2013

Mist in the Moors. Dec 2012

Accommodation for Dogs. Sept 2012

Mist in Ullapool. July 2012

Dogs on Leads. May 2012

Mist on the Dales Way. March 2012

Mist, Snow & the Langdales. Feb 2012

Winter Woes Dec 2011

Frollicking Around Eskdale Oct 2011

Mist’s Summer Frolics Sept 2011

Mist Heads North July 2011

Early summer stay in Wasdale. May 2011

Mist & the outdoors in Spring. Apr 2011

Training Mist. Mar 2011