Tuesday 26th June 2007

 

Start Point : Gale Road (NY 280 254)

                   

Distance : 11.6  miles        Height Ascended : 1010 metres

 

Route Map

 

Looking down Whit Beck and across to Clough Head and the Dodds...................

 

………......higher up from the steep climb up Lonscale Fell

 

The northeast buttress of Lonscale Crags looking towards Great Calva and the Caldbeck Fells

 

The way ahead from Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill, Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw

 

Blencathra and Blease Fell from Lonscale Fell’s east peak

 

Looking back to Lonscale Fell

 

The southern aspect from Skiddaw Lesser Man…………………...

 

............and looking southeast across Latrigg and High Rigg to Dunmail Raise the Dodds and Helvellyn………….

 

Carl Side and Ullock Pike

 

Looking back to Skiddaw Little Man

 

Looking north along the loose slaty top of Skiddaw

 

Bassenthwaite Lake over Longside Edge

 

Southeastern panorama form the summit of Skiddaw - Blencathra and Blease Fell silhouetted left of centre

 

Overlooking the route taken earlier from Lonscale Fell and Skiddaw Little Man from the summit of Skiddaw

 

Bruce poses on the north top

 

Extensive views across the Solway Firth - the dark summit of Bakestall centre right

 

At the back o' beyond....Skiddaw House (AW) - the white spot in the centre

 

Lonscale Fell (the dark pointed top to the left), Jenkin Hill, Skiddaw Little Man and Skiddaw from Bakestall

 

The summit of Bakestall and the view northwest including Binsey with the Scottish Lowlands beyond

 

Dead Crags from Birkett Edge

 

Bruce on Birkett Edge

 

Back to square one (almost) - Lonscale Fell from the Cumbria Way footpath / bridleway

 

Looking south down Glenderaterra Beck

 

Walla Crag and Derwentwater from the lower southern slopes of Lonscale Fell

 

The Vale of St John's……………..

 

 

……………and Naddle Valley