Saturday 9th December 2006

 

Start Point : Tom Gill Car Park (SD 321 999)

 

Distance : 6.6 miles Height Ascended : 600 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Holme Fell catching the morning sun from the path just above Yew Tree Farm

 

Looking across the old disused reservoir below Holme Fell to Lingmoor Fell and the Langdale Pikes

 

Coniston Water from Holme Fell

 

Looking across Holme Fell's summit cairn to the Langdale Pikes

 

Reservoir reflections

 

Old quarry workings can you spot the sheep amongst the trees at the bottom?

(farmer at High Oxen Fell farm informed)

 

Low Arnside Farm

 

Lingmoor Fell from the path above Low Arnside farm - Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell and the Langdale Pikes on the skyline

 

Wrynose Fell (Blake Rigg) catches the light

 

Wetherlam from the summit of Black Crag

 

Windermere from the summit of Black Crag

 

Bruce takes a breather on Black Crag

 

Lingmoor Fell's turn to catch the sunlight

 

Black feet on Black Fell............

 

The beginning of the path that leads through Iron Keld plantation - a scheme is now in place

to restore the plantation to its natural state and many of the spruce trees etc have been felled as part of the scheme

 

Tarn Hows.........

 

..........and again

 

Bruce studies Tom Gill waterfalls