Wednesday 24th September 2008

 

Start Point : Buttermere Church (NY 176 170)

                   

Distance : 4.4 miles          Height Ascended : 160 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Grasmoor and Whiteless Pike

 

High Stile over Buttermere's northern end

 

Now you see me..................

 

....................now you don't!!

 

Dodd with Red Pike behind catching a wisp of early morning cloud

 

Haystacks

 

High Crag

 

High Stile, Red Pike and Dodd

 

Further down the lake the view includes Hen Comb and Mellbreak to the north

 

The lakeside path briefly cuts through a rocky outcrop

 

The edge of Crag Wood on Buttermere's southeastern shore

 

Another view of High Stile across Buttermere

 

Haystacks and the Buttermere Pines

 

Crossing Peggy's Bridge

 

Littledale and Hindscarth Edge – Gatesgarth Farm on the right at the foot of Fleetwith Pike

 

Comb Beck waterfalls and High Stile

 

High Snockrigg and Robinson over Buttermere

 

Mellbreak, a distant Loweswater Fell, Rannerdale Knotts, Grasmoor and Whiteless Pike

 

Hetty with a small stick…………………….

 

……………………………Hetty with a big stick

 

Looking north across the lake towards Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill

 

Burtness Wood

 

The parish church of St James, Buttermere

 

The plaque below the ‘Wainwright Window’

 

'Lift your eyes to Haystacks his favourite place'