Tuesday 14th November 2006

 

Start Points :    1. Cove  Camp Site (NY 430 236)

                       2. Small parking area near Brownrigg Farm (NY 407 246)

                       3. Aira Force car park (NY 397 205)

 

Total Distance : 6.4 miles           Total Height Ascended : 835 metres

 

Route Maps

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Sunburst on Ullswater from the ascent of Little Mell Fell

 

Trig point on Little Mell Fell - Blencathra clear of clouds to the north

 

Looking across to the wooded slopes of Great Mell Fell

 

The wooded stony-path leading to Great Mell Fell

 

Golden bracken on Great Mell Fell - Little Mell Fell behind

 

Sunburst on Matterdale and Gowbarrow Fell

 

Hetty taking in the sunshine

 

Trees bent to the forces of the prevailing winds on Great Mell Fell

 

The small summit cairn marking the top of Great Mell Fell and the tumulus

 

Blencathra nicely silhouetted beneath the cloud………………

 

The beginning of the northern fells from the summit of Great Mell Fell

 

Little Mell Fell seen from Great Mell Fell

 

Hetty running off some energy

 

Looking across Matterdale towards Fairfield, the Helvellyn ridge, Raise the the Dodds

 

Great Dodd and Clough Head from Great Mell Fell

 

Looking towards Place Fell from the ascent of Gowbarrow Fell

 

Looking to the southern shores of Ullswater from the ascent of Gowbarrow Fell

 

Gowbarrow Fell summit - the northern fells to the left and Great Mell Fell closer to the right

 

Looking down on Glencoyne Park

 

Ullswater

 

Hetty ‘holds fort’ near Bernard Pike on Gowbarrow Park’s lower southern slopes

 

Rich autumnal colours on the trees surrounding Aira Force

 

Aira Force