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 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)