Sunday 27th April 2008

 

Start Point : Ulpha / Eskdale Fell Road (SD 171 977)

                   

Distance : 5.0 miles          Height Ascended : 480 metres

 

Route Map

Today’s walk followed A. Wainwright’s The Circuit of Devoke Water walk in his book ‘The Outlying Fells of Lakeland’

 

Lambing Season - Please Close The Gate!!

 

A view of Seat How from the path up to Rough Crag

Low cloud and light rain persisted throughout most of today's walk

 

Harter Fell and Green Crag from the top of Rough Crag

 

Hesk Fell and Yoadcastle over Devoke Water

 

Hetty by Rough Crag's summit cairn

Illgill Head, Kirk Fell, Great Gable and Sca Fell provide an impressive backdrop

 

Same view Hettyless

 

The towers of Sellafield Nuclear Power Station poke out above the low cloud

 

Devoke Water from Water Crag - Caw and the Dunnerdale Fells in the centre far distance

 

Looking over Rough Crag towards Harter Fell and Green Crag

 

The boathouse at Devoke Water

 

Hetty has seen something interesting……………..

 

…….......run away!!

 

Seat How over Devoke Water

 

A wider view.

 

Rock Pipit

 

The NEly aspect from the climb up to White Pike

 

Looking towards Yoadcastle from White Pike's summit cairn as mist and light drizzle descends obscuring the views

 

Looking back to Yoadcastle from Woodend Height

 

Rough Crag and Seat How

 

A cloud covered Harter Fell from Hall Beck

 

Caw and the Dunnerdale Fells from the easy climb up Seat How's eastern slope

 

Devoke Water from Seat How as the low cloud continues to roll in