Tuesday 24th July 2007

 

Start Point : 500m W of Whinlatter Forest Park (NY 204 245)

                   

Distance : 9.8  miles         Height Ascended : 900 metres

 

Route Map

 

The Osprey sculpture outside the Forest Park Visitor's Centre

 

Looking east across a moody looking Derwent Valley from Beckstones Plantation………….

 

........a little brighter to the southeast

 

The first view of Bassenthwaite Lake from one of the many paths in Whinlatter Forest Park

 

Hetty on the summit of Barf - Lord's Seat just clearing behind to the left

 

Derwent Water from Barf - a blanket of low cloud still adding to the gloom

 

Looking back to Barf from the summit of Lord's Seat - Dodd silhouetted immediately behind

 

Broom Fell from Lord's Seat

 

Hetty makes the most of a brief spot of sunlight

 

Broom Fell's summit cairn (and a half!!)

 

Looking west from Broom Fell across Darling How Plantation to Graystones

 

Hetty waits patiently

 

Graystones and a blue sky...................

 

The Vale of Lorton with the Loweswater Fells on the skyline

 

Broom Fell and Lord's Seat from the descent from Graystones through Darling How Plantation

 

The summit of Whinlatter

Skiddaw and Skiddaw Little Man to the left and the humpback of Clough Head to the right

 

Hobcarton End with Grisedale Pike (l) and Hopegill Head (r) behind, Whiteside extreme right

 

The southeastern aspect from Whinlatter

Blencathra far left - Clough Head, the Dodds and Helvellyn stretching to the right

 

Grisedale Pike from the east ridge of Whinlatter

 

Bassenthwaite Lake