Thursday 28th July 2006

 

Start Point : Small layby opposite Limefitt Park (NY 413 028)

 

Distance : 7.5 miles          Height Ascended : 390 metres

 

Route Map

 

The path leading to Troutbeck Tongue (centre) from Limefitt Park

 

Inky & Hester take a quick cooling-off dip en route..........

 

Looking back towards Troutbeck

 

Further along the path looking north.....Ill Bell summit just visible top right

 

Inky & Hester waiting patiently

 

Crossing over Hagg Gill near the old quarry workings……….

………the Ill Bell ridge to the right and Threshthwaite Mouth directly ahead

 

Looking down Troutbeck valley from the summit of Troutbeck Tongue……

 …………..Windermere in the middle distance

 

Troutbeck Tongue tongues…………....Inky & Hester on the summit

 

Troutbeck Tongue 360º Panorama – click on image for a larger version

 

Looking north near the head of Trout Beck

 

A chance for another dip……….

 

Looking south from the upper reaches of Trout Beck towards Wansfell (The Hundreds)

 

Troutbeck Tongue and the 'scaly-looking' footbridge that crosses the beck

 

Looking north from the near the footbridge in the previous picture……..

 ………….notice the Mountain Ash growing out between the rock outcrop

 

Inky & Hester nicely posed.......waiting for their leader!!

 

The path to Troutbeck Park farm - Sallows & Sour Howes behind

 

Looking back for another view of Troutbeck Tongue…………

 

Wansfell, Caudale Moor, Stony Cove Pike, Troutbeck Tongue and the Ill Bell ridge