Saturday 6th January 2007

 

Start Point : Car Park opposite the Patterdale Hotel  (NY 395 159)

 

Distance : 5.5 miles          Height Ascended : 700 metres

 

Route Map

 

A look back to the head of Ullswater from the path leading to Arnison Crag adjacent to the wall

 

Bruce leads the way while I play catch-up…….

 

Passing showers over Birkhouse Moor (left) and Sheffield Pike (centre distance)

 

Ullswater and Place Fell from the summit of Arnison Crag

 

Hartsop village nestled between the lower slopes of Brock Crags and Hartsop Dodd

 

Another view of Ullswater and Place Fell - Arnison Crag on the right

 

Zooming in on Angletarn Pikes

 

The heap of stones marking the grassy summit of Birks

 

Bruce near the summit of Birks

 

Looking down on Arnison Crag from the descent off Birks.

Angletarn Pikes and Brock Crags just below the cloud base

 

Striding Edge and Birkhouse Moor across the shoulder of Harrison Crag

 

Looking up Grisedale.

Birks dominating on the left as the Helvelyn ridge remains hidden

 

Another view of Grisedale higher up the path to Keldas and Lanty’s Tarn

 

Lanty’s Tarn

 

Glenridding and Ullswater from Keldas.

Skies clearing to the north as Gowbarrow Fell catches some sunlight