Monday 9th February 2009


Start Point 1 : Windermere Hotel (SD 415 987)


Distance : 1.3 miles Height Ascended : 110 metres


Route Map 1


A wet and murky glimpse of Windermere through the trees on the path from the Windermere Hotel up to Orrest Head


The memorial stone just below the summit

Looking northwest from Orrest Head (the viewing plaque sadly faded and vandalised with graffiti)


The view north up Troutbeck valley towards a sunlit and snowcapped Caudale Moor


Martha - Sour Howes and Sallows provide the background


Hetty and Martha


Mossy wall in Common Wood




Start Point 2 : Small layby (SD 413 961)


Distance : 0.6 miles††††††††† Height Ascended : 70 metres





The summitof Brant Fell - Gateway to the Lakes !!



Claife Heights over Belle Isle from Brant Fell


Brant Fellís northerly panorama




Start Point 3 : Ings (SD 445 987)


Distance : 4.0 miles††††††††† Height Ascended : 190 metres





The Common from School Knott Plantation


Grandsire from School Knott


Martha practices her doggy-paddle in School Knott Tarn


School Knott Tarn


School Knott over School Knott Tarn


The sun eventually breaks through - looking down on Orrest Head from Grandsire


School Knott


Red Screes and Caudale Moor from Grandsire


Further round the view includes Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts and the Sleddale Fells