Wednesday 30th August 2006

 

Start Point : Mungrisdale village (NY 361 303)

 

Distance : 9.2 miles          Height Ascended : 760 metres

 

Route Map

 

Early morning showers Souther Fell

 

Showers persisting at the start of the walk up the southern flank of The Tongue

 

Bannerdale rainbow

 

Looking down The Tongue and across to Souther Fell from the path from Mungrisdale

 

Bannerdale Crags

 

Bruce enjoying the view down Bannerdale

 

Looking across the top of Bannerdale Crags to Atkinson Pike now showing through the lifting cloud

 

Bannerdale Crags, Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common from just below the summit of Bowscale Fell

 

The Northern Fells from Bowscale Fell – click on image for a larger version

From left to right – Skiddaw (hidden), Great Calva, Knott, High Pike and Carrock Fell

 

Waiting patiently........as usual

 

Looking along the Bannerdale Crags ridge

 

Looking east down Bannerdale Beck and across the Vale of Eden

 

On the untidy summit cairn of Bannerdale Crags - Atkinson Pike behind

 

Scales Fell and Blencathra from Bannerdale Crags

 

Zooming in on Sharp Edge and Atkinson Pike

 

Mungrisdale Common ‘summit’ cairn complete with moat!!

 

Looking north across Blackhazel Beck to the Caldbeck Fells

 

 

Looking back up to Brunt Knott and Atkinson Pike from the path adjacent to the River Glenderamackin

 

Spot the dog....

 

The shoulder of White Horse Bent and the alternative path from Mungrisdale

that follows the path of the River Glenderamackin

 

Clough Head and the central fells from the southern ridge of Souther Fell

 

Atkinson Pike & Bannerdale Crags from Souther Fell………………

 

………………..and on the other side with Bruce

 

Looking up Bannerdale from the descent of Souther Fell - the path taken earlier from

Mungrisdale to the top of the ridge can be seen on the right cutting through the bracken

 

The Blencathra Saddleback (left), Bannerdale Crags (centre) & Bowscale Fell (right)