Friday 5th May 2006


Start Point : Grass verge near Greendale, Wasdale


Distance : 5.8 miles          Height Ascended : 750 metres


Route Map


Photo opportunity too good to miss before the starting the walk – Wastwater in all it’s glory


Looking towards the coast from the ascent up to Buckbarrow – Tosh Tarn middle right


The Scafell massif from Buckbarrow – what little cloud there was soon disappeared


Hester Glade How summit cairn – Sellafield behind


Great Gable & The Scafells with Middle Fell in the foreground from Glade How


A glimpse of Greendale Tarn at the foot of Middle Fell – Whin Rigg in the centre behind


A glimpse of Wastwater, the Scafells and the shoulder of Yewbarrow from the descent from Seatallan


Yewbarrow (Great Gable behind), Lingmell, the Scafells and the beginnings of the Screes from Middle Fell


Looking to Sca Fell from Middle Fell


Wastwater and The Screes


Hester at the summit Middle Fell………………


…………….and again


Looking down on Greendale Tarn – what looks like pollution is an algae bloom


Greendale Tarn, Seatallan (left) and Haycock in the middle distance from below the summit of Middle Fell


The route up the Seatallan ridge (right) from Buckbarrow (left) – taking in Glade How and Cat Bields


Buckbarrow from below Middle Fell summit and the Ravenglass coastline


The Screes, Nether Wasdale and Buckbarrow Crags


…………wait for me


…….ewe smiling at me?