Start Point : Grasmere (NY 336 075)
Distance : 6.4 miles Height Ascended : 790 metres
A look back over
Hetty takes a rest near the summit of Stone Arthur
The views continue to open up as more height is gained - a first glimpse of Alcock Tarn to the left
Helm Crag and Steel Fell with the Langdale Pikes, High Raise and Ullscarf on the skyline
Miniature windbreak (?) below the summit of Stone Arthur
Something catches Hetty's attention
Stone Arthur now behind - Heron Pike to the left and Seat Sandal to the right and a super view in between.
Click on image for a larger version.
The view north from the summit of Great Rigg - Seat Sandal (l), Dollywagon Pike (c) and Fairfield (r)
Rydal Beck snakes it way south.....
Heron Pike from Great Rigg
The ‘crook’ of the Fairfield Horseshoe -
Hetty unsure of the way through
Alcock Tarn - Stone Arthur and Great Rigg silhouetted behind
Hetty tests the water in Alcock Tarn
The route taken earlier to Stone Arthur followed the line of the upper horizontal intake wall before
taking a more direct route to the summit and Great Rigg