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