Tuesday 17th November 2009


Start Point : Hawk Bridge (SD 239 920)


Distance : 6.3 miles          Height Ascended : 580 metres


Route Map


The walk begins (and ends) at Hawk Bridge where there is a small parking area by the entrance to the wooded area known as The Hawk


The forest paths are well marked


The small footbridge across Appletree Worth Beck - my route turns sharp left here towards the River Lickle


Approaching the River Lickle and the first view of todays two main objectives - Caw and Pikes


Looking back down the forest track that accompanies the narrow River Lickle


White Pike at the head of the forest track


Natty Bridge


Caw (centred) from Natty Bridge


Looking down  the Lickle valley and across the eastern slopes of Caw


White Pike from the short climb up to Pikes.

Beyond, Dow Crag is hidden beneath a thick veil of cloud


A few patches of sunlight filter through onto the slopes of Harter Fell


Caw from Pikes - Black Combe beyond


Green Crag and Harter Fell from just below the summit of Caw


Violet and Hetty on the run


Black Combe from Caw - heavy clouds approaching


Towering cumulus above Green Crag and Harter Fell and over Eskdale way


Hetty and Violet feel the effects of the strong summit winds on Caw


A splash of sunlight hits upper Duddon


Harter Fell from the old Caw quarry workings


A brighter view across the upper Duddon valley


Caw from the walled lane above Stephenson Ground


The River Lickle from Water Yeat Bridge