Friday 27th April 2007

 

Start Point : Ashness Bridge (NY 269 196)

                   

Distance : 9.2  miles         Height Ascended : 750 metres

 

Route Map

 

Ashness Bridge

 

Fine views of Derwent Water at the beginning of the walk...........

 

.......which only get better

 

Overlooking Keswick from the summit of Walla Crag

 

Panoramic view of the northern fells from Walla Crag

 

Looking back towards Walla Crag from the path leading to Bleaberry Fell

 

Derwent Water and the northwestern fells

 

The Helvellyn plateau from the summit of Bleaberry Fell

 

Looking back to Bleaberry Fell from the summit of High Seat

(Skiddaw behind to the left and Blencathra to the right)

 

High Seat group summit picture - Hetty, Martha & Millie

 

High Seat's ordnance survey column - Clough Head behind

 

‘Follow me I think I've seen some mud..............'

 

'…….......thought so'

 

The Pewits - a particularly boggy section of the route between High Seat & High Tove

(Martha likes it)

 

Looking north across Armboth Fell from it's summit……

…..Raven Crag left of centre in the middle distance

 

Armboth Fell summit cairn (!!) - High Tove to the left and High Seat to the right

 

The Dodds and Helvellyn ridges from Armboth Fell

 

Watendlath Tarn and farm

 

Grange Fell over Watendlath

 

The old packhorse bridge at Watendlath

 

Cooling off in Watendlath Beck

 

‘Wait for us’

(picture by Alex)

 

Hetty

 

Watendlath Beck