Wednesday 31st December 2008

 

Start Point : Low Bridge (Kentmere) (NY 458 039)

                   

Distance : 5.3 miles          Height Ascended : 340 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Kentmere Church (St Cuthberts) through the early morning mist

 

The signs look good for clear tops as height is gained on the way up to Green Quarter Fell

 

Freezing temperatutes create intricate patterns on this hawthorn

 

Cloud inversion extending up to Upper Kentmere

 

Looking towards Skeggles Water over one of the several ruined buildings dotted around Green Quarter Fell

 

Looking back to the ruined building as the mist rolls in again

 

Violet on a frozen Skeggles Water

 

Another of the ruined buildings makes a temporary resting place for Violet

 

Clear skies again - here looking towards the Bannisdale Fells

 

Upper Kentmere from near the summit of Hollow Moor

 

Fell ponies on Hollow Moor - Tarn Crag the high point behind

 

Fell ponies

 

Upper Kentmere

 

The Westerly aspect from Hollow Moor includes a distant view of Crinkle Crags (left)

 

Crinkle Crags through the Garburn Pass

 

Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick,Thornthwaite Crag and High Street

 

Violet

 

Fell ponies

 

The Sleddale Fells across Upper Longsleddale

 

The lower southern shoulder of Shipman Knotts

 

Crag Quarter

 

The Kentmere Horseshoe

 

Yoke, Ill Bell & Froswick

 

Great Spotted Woodpecker

 

Roe Deer hind with it’s characteristic white moustache and rump

 

What an intricate web we weave…………………………………