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