Sunday 14th October 2007

 

Start Point : Layby near Rosthwaite Bridge (NY 256 151)

Distance : 8.2 miles Height Ascended : 760 metres

 

Route Map

 

A splash of autumnal colours by Stonethwaite Beck near Rosthwaite

 

Stonethwaite village with the summits of Dale Head (silhouetted centre) and High Spy (right) providing the background

 

A view of Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from the ascent of Great Crag...........

 

.......and again higher up

 

Overlooking Willygrass Gill as shafts of sunlight brighten up Langstrath

 

Dock Tarn

 

.......and again looking south

 

Looking down on Watendlath from the summit of Great Crag

 

The view southwest from Great Crag - Glaramara the high point on the left

Great End, Great Gable and beyond remain hidden beneath a thick blanket of cloud

 

Hetty on the summit of Great Crag - Grange Fell behind with the Skiddaw massif silhouetted in the far distance

 

Grange Fell

 

Another view of Watendlath from the path between Great Crag and Grange Fell

 

Hetty blending in

 

The junction of paths at Puddingstone Bank provides a spectacular view of the higher reaches of Borrowdale and beyond

 

Looking back to Great Crag from Brund Fell

 

The view north from the summit of Brund Fell includes Catbells (left), a glimpse of Derwent Water and Skiddaw

 

Hetty prefers the view the other way

 

Derwent Water from the northern slopes of Grange Fell

 

The section of the Allerdale Ramble that passes west of Castle Crag

 

Beyond the 'Jaws of Borrowdale'