Thursday 6th July 2006

 

Start Point : Elterwater Bridge (NY 327 047)

 

Distance : 5.6 miles          Height Ascended : 420 metres

 

Route Map

 

Along the Cumbria Way near Elterwater looking back to the Langdale Pikes

 

Hester finds some shade near Elter Water

 

Elter Water and the Langdale Pikes

 

Hester cooling off………now that the swans have gone!

 

Elter Water becomes the River Brathay

 

Loughrigg Fell and our first view of Loughrigg Tarn

 

Hester waits patiently near Loughrigg Tarn

 

Loughrigg Tarn and the Langdale Pikes

 

Loughrigg Tarn

 

Loughrigg Tarn with Little Langdale beyond from Black Mire summit

 

Looking down on Elterwater village from Black Mire

Lingmoor Fell to the left and the Langdale Pikes right of centre

 

Looking down on the village of Grasmere from the summit of Loughrigg Fell

 

Elter Water from the summit of  Loughrigg Fell - the Furness Fells shrouded in cloud

 

Elterwater village and Lingmoor Fell

 

Looking across to Lingmoor Fell from the descent of Loughrigg Fell

 

Another view of Loughrigg Tarn

 

The high Furness Fells remain hidden

 

Hester cooling off in Great Langdale Beck Elterwater