Thursday 13th December 2007

 

Start Point : Seatoller (NY 245 138)

                   

Distance : 4.9 miles          Height Ascended : 620 metres

 

Route Map

 

Looking back down Borrowdale from the beginning of the climb up to Bessyboot

 

The low winter sun leaves the valleys in shadow whilst the high tops catch the light - here looking towards Dale Head

 

Another view of Borrowdale from higher up

 

Overlooking Thorneythwaite Fell

 

Nearing the summit of Bessyboot reveals this view of Rosthwaite Cam (the summit resembling a crouching lion - no lamb!!)

Glaramara hidden in cloud

 

Violet has seen something interesting........

 

Me and my shadow(s) on Bessyboot

 

Borrowdale and a distant view of the Skiddaw Fells

 

Tarn at Leaves, Rosthwaite Cam and Glaramara

 

Violet poses near the unusually named Tarn at Leaves

 

What have you seen this time………….?

 

Bessyboot and Tarn at Leaves

 

The view northwest from the summit of Rosthwaite Cam - Honister Crag resembling a shark's fin in the centre distance

 

The northerly aspect from the summit of Rosthwaite Cam

 

Combe Head at the head of Combe Gill

 

A glimpse of Derwent Water between Castle Crag and King's How -  a little snow remains on the higher Skiddaw Fells

 

Eweltide Greetings…………..baaaaaa humbug!!