Tuesday 16th January 2008

 

Start Point : Grasmere village (NY 336 074)

                   

Distance : 8.0 miles          Height Ascended : 715 metres

 

Route Map

 

Sourmilk Gill waterfalls with Tarn Crag behind from the path leading to Stythwaite Steps

 

Stythwaite Steps with Calf Crag behind – the old stepping stones now conveniently replaced by a footbridge

 

Ascending the ridge path to Tarn Crag - a look back to Helm Crag and a snow-capped Nab Scar further behind

 

A more extensive view higher up

 

Easedale Tarn with Great Castle How and  Blea Crag  outlined behind

 

Deer Bield Crags and upper Easedale

 

A summit pose for Violet on Tarn Crag

 

The southern aspect from the summit of Tarn Crag - includes Windermere in the centre distance

 

A wintry-looking Codale Tarn

 

Tarn Crag over Codale Tarn

 

Easedale Tarn across the shoulder of Belles Knott

 

Just below the cloud base that is now beginning to drop - Codale Tarn and Easedale Tarn still visible

 

A misty-looking Blea Crag on the drop down from Blea Rigg

 

Another view of Easedale Tarn - Tarn Crag now obscured.

 

The eastern end of Easedale Tarn (and it's started to rain)

 

Plenty of water over Sourmilk Gill waterfalls today………….