Friday 18th March 2011

 

Start Point : Hartsop village (NY 410 130)

                   

Distance : 5.8 miles          Height Ascended :700 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Brock Crags and Rest Dodd from the start of the walk up Pasture Beck heading towards Threshwaite Mouth.

 

Brock Crags over Pasture Beck.

 

Pasture Bottom.

 

Higher up below Raven Crag.

 

Looking up to Threshwaite Mouth – the main path is beautifully pitched.

 

Gray Crag.

 

Brock Crags and a glimpse of Place Fell between Raven Crag and Gray Crag.

Pasture Beck snakes its way through Pasture Bottom.

 

Another look back approaching the top of Threshwaite Mouth.

 

A different scene opens up once the top of Threshwaite Mouth is reached

with this view down the Troutbeck valley to Morecambe Bay beyond.

 

A super sunlit view from Threshwaite Mouth across

Pasture Bottom all the way to the Northern fells.

 

Gray Crag over Threshwaite Cove.

 

Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from the top of Threshwaite Crag.

 

High Street and Thornthwaite Crag.

 

The Ill Bell ridge towering above Troutbeck Tongue to the right.

 

Violet

 

Looking northeast over Caudale Moor’s summit cairn (Stony Cove Pike).

 

The distant Helvellyn and Dodds ranges over the largest of the Caudale Moor tarns.

 

A super view from the top of Rough Edge. includes Brothers Water and the head of Ullswater.

 

Caudale Head.

 

The view north from Caudale Head.

 

Hartsop Dodd and beyond from Caudale Head.

 

Caudale and Patterdale.

 

The Great Wall of Hartsop Dodd.

 

Through Dovedale towards Dove Crag, Hart Crag and Fairfield - St Sunday Crag far right.

 

Thornthwaite Crag, Threshwaite Mouth and Caudale Moor from Hartsop Dodd.

 

The old  fence post marking the true top of Hartsop Dodd.

 

Looking back up the ridge to Caudale Moor.

 

Looking north over Hartsop Dodd’s summit cairn…………………….

 

………………………..and the view south.

 

Ullswater from the beginning of the steep descent off Hartsop Dodd.

 

Hartsop village.

 

Gray Crag from Hartsop.