Friday 22nd August 2008

 

Start Point : Royal Oak car park Lindale (SD 413 806)

                   

Distance : 5.5 miles          Height Ascended : 370 metres

 

Route Map 1

 

 

The path to the ‘field with a pylon' (not obvious)

 

Speckled Wood

 

………..or we’ll send the heavies!!

 

The head of Morecambe Bay from Raven's Barrow

 

The Winster Valley

 

Whitbarrow and extensive views beyond

 

Looking along the Newton Fell ridge from Dixon Heights towards the Coniston Fells (left)

 

The ruined tower on the top of Dixon Heights - Hampsfell behind

 

Fell Ponies on Dixon heights

 

Tom Tarn - note the wall through the middle

 

Too good an opportunity to miss for Hetty

 

Tom Tarn

 

The fruit of the Arum Lily aka Lord's & Ladies or Cuckoo Pint

 

The Coniston Fells and Langdale Pikes

 

Contrasting field colours - St Peter church Field Broughton just right of centre

 

Ingleborough over Arnside and the Kent Estuary from Hampsfell top

 

The Hospice – Hampsfell

 

Whitbarrow (middle left) and The Howgills (far right)

 

Peacock

 

Small Tortoiseshell

 

Friday 22nd August 2008

 

Start Point : Layby area outside Whitestone Caravan Park (SD 391 841)

                    

Distance : 2.0 miles          Height Ascended : 220 metres

 

Route Map 2

 

Grasshopper

 

The southeasterly aspect from White Stone

 

The northwesterly aspect and the Coniston Fells

 

The unnamed tarn below the summit of White Stone

 

Hetty

 

White Stone - Newton Fell's north top

 

Morecambe Bay from the true summit of Newton Fell - Blackpool Tower just left of centre above the hump

 

The summit of Newton Fell and High Newton reserviors

 

Hetty waits patiently whilst I battle through the thick bracken………………….