Wednesday 2nd May 2007


Start Point : Maggie’s Bridge (NY 134 210)


Distance : 8.3  miles         Height Ascended : 780 metres


Route Map


Darling Fell & Low Fell from the track just above High Nook Farm


Highnook Tarn below Black Crag - Hen Comb behind to the left


The northern end  of Loweswater from above Holme Wood –

the Scottish hills in the far distance


Burnbank Fell summit cairn and the view towards the coastal strip near Egremont and Cleator Moor,

the Isle of Man visible in the far distance…………….


……....and the view in the opposite direction taking in Whiteside and Grasmoor with Skiddaw far left


Knock Murton and Cogra Moss from the summit of Blake Fell


Bruce poses for a summit shot on Blake Fell

 His two companions today, Millie and Martha, never stayed still long enough!!


Westerly panorama from the summit of Blake Fell


Whiteoak Moss the normally wet and boggy hause separating Gavel Fell and Hen Comb

*      surprising dry underfoot today after the prolonged dry spell


Hen Comb from the lower southern slope of Gavel Fell


Buttermere and surrounding fells from Hen Comb


Looking north along the Hen Comb ridge towards Loweswater


Mellbreak from the summit of Hen Comb


The Vale of Lorton


Loweswater from Little Dodd




A last look back to Hen Comb from the lower end of Mosedale Beck


Martha and Bruce cool off in Mosedale Beck.

(‘feat of daring’, nor ‘the need to take boots and stockings off’ (AW), not required to cross this beck today)


Whiteside and Grasmoor from near Kirkgate Farm