Friday 21st January 2011
Start Point :
Distance : 5.3 miles Height Ascended : 580 metres
Cat Bells, Eel Crag and Causey Pike.
Same view slightly higher up - the thin veil of early morning mist over Derwent Water gradually being burnt away.
St Herbert's Island - Derwent Water (features as
The Cat Bells / Maiden Moor ridge over the head of Derwent Water.
Keswick and the Skiddaw massif.
En-route to Walla Crag there is a splendid
panoramic view over Derwent Water featuring the Northwestern Fells.
Looking northwest from the top of Cat Gill.
Skiddaw and accompanying fells over Keswick.
Blencathra from the summit of Walla Crag......................
......and the view northwestwards.
The remains of the temperature inversion
between Derwent Water and
The sheepfold on the ridge route between Walla Crag and Bleaberry Fell.
A great view through Borrowdale and the Seathwaite valley beyond towards the distant Scafells and Great Gable.
The northerly aspect from the summit of Bleaberry Fell .
.and the view northeastwards over Dodd Crag and High Rigg (Blencathra to the left, Clough Head to the right).
Bleaberry Fell's summit cairn.
High Seats OS column with the Helvellyn ridge beyond.
Looking northwesterly .
The Helvellyn ridge from High Seat - the
prominent rock knoll in the foreground is called
Clough Head and the Dodds.
There's cold in them there hills.
Derwent Water from Dodd.
Above Barrow Beck.
Looking back up the steep descent route taken off Dodd.