Saturday 20th February 2010


Start Point : Fell Side (NY 304 375)

Distance : 6.9 miles Height Ascended : 550 metres


Route Map

Fell Side the starting point of today's walk


Little Fellside Farm


Potts Gill


A scarred landscape - once part of the workings of Potts Gill Mine


Great Sca Fell and Brae Fell


Memorial seat on the summit of High Pike facing Back o' Skiddaw


Violet and the heap of stones that mark the summit of High Pike


High Pike and the view south - the principal fell to the left of the cairn is Blencathra


The Skiddaw range


A regal-looking Violet


Looking over Great Lingy Hill to Knott and Skiddaw


Carrock Fell from the sheepfold on Great Lingy Hill


My route off Great Lingy Hill was down this gill to the right of Iron Crag


Looking down at the start of Dale Beck at the foot of Roughton Gill


Iron Crag and Balliway Rigg...................


...........further round is Great Sca Fell


The foot of Roughton Gill


Ice layers in Roughton Gill


Great Lingy Hill above some of the spoil heaps and ruins of the once-renowned Roughtongill Lead Mines


Light and shadow in Hay Gill


The meandering course of Dale Beck on it's way to Branthwaite