Saturday 24th August 2007

 

Start Point : Mosser Lane (NY 127 217)

                   

Distance : 5.2  miles         Height Ascended : 540 metres

 

Route Map

 

Loweswater from the steep climb up Darling Fell from Mosser Lane

Mellbreak, Hen Comb and Carling Knott the principal fells in the foreground

 

The view in the opposite direction overlooks the coastal plain and the Solway Firth

 

Nearing the grassy summit of Darling Fell and the views of Crummock Water and Buttermere become more extensive

 

The summit view itself – Low Fell to the left

 

Looking down on the village of Loweswater (left) and the surrounding patchwork of fields

 

The Vale of Lorton

 

Classic Lakeland - the view from Low Fell’s south top

AW advised ‘wait for a bright clear day and don’t forget the camera’ (good advice)

 

Whiteside and Grasmoor

 

Hetty seems more interested in soaking up the last of the afternoon sun

 

Crummock Water from the route between Low Fell and Fellbarrow

 

Low Fell's north top and the view across to Fellbarrow

 

Looking northeast across the Vale of Lorton - the top of Skiddaw (right of centre) fringed with cloud

 

Whiteside and Grasmoor catching the last of the afternoon sun

 

Looking back to Low Fell and the northwestern fells

 

The view northeast from the summit of Fellbarrow