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?