Friday 5th August 2011
Start Point : Rosthwaite (NY 258 149)
Distance : 8.7 miles Height Ascended : 700 metres
Close to where the path emerges from the wood there is a great view across to Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag .
.and also up to the top of
Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag from the ruined bothy on Lingy End.
Looking up Langstrath over the heather clad fringes of Great Crag.
The heather is in full bloom around the shores of Dock Tarn.
High Seat over Watendlath Tarn from the summit of Great Crag.
Dappled sunlight lights up the fells
AW wrote On the right sort of day (warm sunshine) and at the right time of year (August)
the top of Great Crag, carpeted with lovely heather, is quite the place to be.
Sums it up perfectly
The High Spy ridge from the secondry northerly top of Great Crag.
Another view on the way to regaining to the main path amidst the many twists and turns through the heather.
A profile of Grange Fell's up-and-downy top.
Bleaberry Fell and High Seat over Watendlath Tarn.
The southwestly aspect from the top of Puddingstone Bank.
Jopplety How from Brund Fell.
The view north from the summit of Brund Fell.
The top of King's How with the High Spy / Maiden Moor ridge behind - the tops of Grisedale Pike and Causey Pike just visible.
Another view towards Skiddaw across the heathery tops of Grange Fell.
Wainwrights high and low - Dale Head, High Spy and Castle Crag.
.and the wider view.
Beyond the Jaws of Borrowdale.
King's How - the path through the mature bracken just discernible (to the left, across the middle and up the northern slope).
Brund Fell from King's How.
Castle Crag - Great Gable the
Derwent Water and the Skiddaw range from the summit of King's How.
High Spy over Castle Crag.
Violet takes a well earned cooling off dip in the Derwent before
.shaking the drips.
Great Crag from the confluence of The Crook and the River Derwent.
King's How over the River Derwent.