Monday 16th June 2008

 

Start Point : Low Tilberthwaite (NY 306 010)

Distance : 5.4 miles Height Ascended : 670 metres

 

Route Map

 

Take heed..........

 

High Tilberthwaite

 

The Furness Fells over Crook Beck

 

Dunnock or Hedge Sparrow

 

Gaining height steadily and another view of High Tilberthwaite and the distant Fairfield range and Red Screes

 

Looking back towards Dry Cove Bottom and Blake Rigg which was to be part of the return route

 

Hetty and Martha have a run-a-round

 

Looking back along the path taken to Above Beck Fells

 

Contrails over Above Beck Fells

 

The Old Man of Coniston and a distant view of the Duddon estuary

 

Coniston Water

 

Alexander and the dogs forge ahead

 

Coniston Old Man over Levers Water

 

Black Sails with Swirl How darkly silhouetted behind

 

Coniston Water with the head of Morecambe Bay beyond

 

Time for a quick cooling off dip in the small unnamed tarn near Red Gill Head Moss

 

Wetherlam Edge and a glimpse of Little Langdale Tarn just right of centre

 

The Scafells, Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell from the summit of Wetherlam

 

The Langdale Pikes and a distant view of Skiddaw from Wetherlam

 

The Old Man

 

Martha , Millie and Hetty on the way down (mostly)

 

The view north on the way down Wetherlam Edge

 

Crinkle Crags, Bow Fell, Pike o Blisco, Glaramara and the unmistakable top of Pike o Stickle

 

Same view as above including Greenburn Reservoir and Wet Side Edge

 

One man and his dogs

 

Dry Cove Bottom

 

Little Langdale

 

Wetherlam Edge - the route taken off the summit

 

The dogs find temporary shade

 

Dry Cove Bottom and Steel Edge

 

A very dry Tilberthwaite Gill from the footbridge over Yewdale Beck

 

Grey Heron in Yew Tree Tarn