Friday 23rd November 2007


Start Point :Porterthwaite (NY 146 012)


Distance : 8.2 miles††††††††† Height Ascended : 670 metres


Route Map


Overlooking Irton Pike above Miterdale Forest for a first view of the coastal plain and the Irish Sea


A sunlit Latterbarrow from Irton Fell


Looking towards Whin Rigg


Greathall Gill


The ridge route from Irton Fell


Illgill Head from Whin Rigg with the Wasdale giants silhouetted behind


Violet poses by the summit cairn of Whin Rigg


Looking down on Wast Water from edge of the Whin Rigg ridge


Whin Rigg reflected in one of the unnamed ridge tarns (partially frozen today)


Looking back on the path from Whin Rigg - the sharp edge in dark shadow


Illgill Headís summit cairn - Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Lingmell and Sca Fell provide an impressive background


Wast Water and Wasdale Head


Violet waits patiently


Burnmoor Tarn - Sca Fell and Slight Sidebehind


Upper Miterdale and another view of Sca Fell


Illgill Head from Miterdale


The sign on the wall at Low Place Farm - Hold (Head) right for Eskdale?