Friday 20th October 2006

 

Start Point : Mosedale village  (NY 357 322)

 

Distance : 12.3 miles        Height Ascended : 900 metres

 

Route Map

 

The eastern shoulder of Bowscale Fell from the path leading to Carrock Fell above Mosedale village –

Great Mell Fell in the middle distance.

 

Hetty on her second outing

 

Hester on a misty Carrock Fell summit

 

High Pike from the Carrock Fell ridge……

…….most of the high tops remained frustratingly hidden today

 

Looking back to Carrock Fell from below the summit of High Pike

 

Hetty takes a break on the memorial bench on the top of High Pike………..

 

……….....Hester joins in

 

Looking down Grainsgill and beyond from the Lingy Hill bothy

 

Great Calva from the grassy summit of Knott

 

Looking west from the path from Knott to Great Calva and a glimpse of Bassenthwaite Lake

 

Looking south from the the summit of Great Calva and down the valley separating Blease Fell (l) and Lonscale Fell (r)...

 

....and the view north to Knott

 

The summit of Carrock Fell briefly clears of cloud for this view from Great Calva

 

A distant glimpse of Thirlmere between the shoulders of Blease Fell and Lonscale Fell

 

Carrock Fell, Bannerdale Crags, Blencathra (in clouds), Blease Fell and Lonscale Fell from Great Calva

 

Hester & Hetty enjoying the vast expanse of heather………

 

....and then time for a quick dip in Wiley Beck

 

The fence marking the direct route route off Great Calva down to the bridge over Wiley Gill

 

Lonscale Fell & Skiddaw Little Man from the River Calder valley