Saturday 21st March 2009

 

Start Point : Beckside (SD 153 847)

                   

Distance : 4.4 miles          Height Ascended : 440 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

The short footpath from the A595(T) that leads to the open fell – White Hall Crag to the left

 

Peep O!

 

White Combe and Windy Knott

All looks very promising blue skies abound although still very hazy………………………………unfortunately these conditions didn’t last long

 

Black Combe from the old drove road passing between White Hall Knott and White Combe

 

Violet explores the heap of stones that marks the summit of White Combe

It was here that the weather turned bandit and the grey stuff descended and persisted until my descent to Whitecombe Beck

 

Looking across Whitecombe Beck towards a mist laden Whitecombe Screes

 

Looking up Whitecombe Beck from the footbridge below Horse Crag

 

Whitecombe Head now visible through the rapidly clearing mist.

If only I’d waited at the top a while longer………………………………….

 

 

Violet soaks up a few rays

 

Looking up Whitecombe Beck - Horse Back crag to the left

 

White Combe over Swine Crag

 

Whicham Mill

 

White Hall Crag from the Rallis Farm track

 

Pied Wagtail (the budding branches of the tree yet another sign that spring is defintely upon us)