Friday 23rd November 2007

 

Start Point :Porterthwaite (NY 146 012)

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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?