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