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