Wednesday 29th October 2008


Start Point : Newfield Hotel, Seathwaite (SD 227 960)


Distance : 3.8 miles          Height Ascended : 460 metres


Route Map



An early morning sighting of the Dallam Estate deer herd at Beetham


The beginning of the old miners quarry route ‘Park Head Road’ that leads towards the now abandoned Caw Quarry


The views quickly open up as height is gained - here looking towards Whitfell with The Pike to it's left and Hesk Fell to the right


The view in the opposite direction looks up the Duddon Valley - Harter Fell prominent left of centre


Hetty and Martha


High Wallowbarrow Farm dwarfed below Wallowbarrow Crag and Harter Fell


Following the old, now grassy, quarry road - Brown Pike and Walna Scar ahead


The Duddon Valley


An old level, Caw Quarry


Harter Fell


What stories to tell………………………?


The icy summit of Caw - the Duddon Estuary, Black Combe and fast approaching snow showers beyond


Looking towards Grey Friar (left) and the Seathwaite Fells


No grandstand views of The Scafell Range today




White Pike and White Maiden from Pikes


Caw from Pikes


A rather dark and gloomy view east from the summit of Pikes before the rains came.......


The River Duddon from the Ulpha / Broughton in Furness road