Friday 11th July 2008

 

Start Point : Far Sawrey (SD 379 954)

                   

Distance : 5.4 miles          Height Ascended : 320 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Looking towards Grizedale Forest and the  village of Near Sawrey - the Coniston Fells to the right hidden beneath the low cloud.

 

Scale Ivy Tarn

 

Scale Ivy Tarn

 

A break in the trees offers this distant view on the left of the Kentmere western ridge over Lake Windermere

 

Foxglove growing tall in the shelter of the trees

 

Wetherlam from the trig point on High Blind How - Crinkle Crags further to the right

(the bracken here was nearly shoulder height)

 

Bowness-on-Windermere from the same view point

 

Brownstone Tarn (not marked on some OS maps)

 

Bow Fell and the Langdale Pikes from Claife Heights

 

Ambleside at the head of Windermere with Fairfield and Red Screes the principal fells on the skyline

 

Hetty looking suitably muddy

 

Highs Moss Tarn

 

Scale Head Tarn above Wise Een Tarn (‘the reservoir of the Freshwater Biological Association’ AW)

 

Wetherlam, Crinkle Crags, Pike o' Blisco and Bow Fell from Wise Een Tarn

 

……….....and again

 

Further round the dramatic view includes The Langdale Pikes

 

Wise Een Tarn

 

The boathouse at Three Dubs Tarn – and the rain

 

Moss Eccles Tarn

 

………………......and again

 

Information plaque at Moss Eccles Tarn