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……………..


…… 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