Wednesday 8th June 2011
Start Point : Honister Slate Mine (NY 224 136)
Distance : 6.5 miles Height Ascended : 730 metres
A look across Fleetwith Pike's summit cairn to Haystacks - behind Pillar remains shrouded over.
The Buttermere valley from the summit.
The High Stile group.
The full northwesterly prospect is one of
Dappled sunlight brightens up the scene on the descent towards Dub Quarry.
Haystacks also catches the light
......but all remains gloomy beyond.
Looking back up Fleetwith Pike, Grasmoor looms large in the distance.
Brandreth over BlackbeckTarn.
Crossing Black Beck.
....but Pillar Rock is highlighted against the tumbling cloud base.
Looking down on Innominate Tarn as more clouds scud over Grey Knotts and Brandreth.
Haystacks northern summit cairn usually regarded as the true summit.
Passing sunburst on High Crag.
Something catches Hetty's attention.
Crummock Water and Buttermere from Haystacks.
Haystacks summit tarn and the summit (x2).
Perched boulder on a rock platform - note the profile in shadow. Some women have faces that that.
(AWs words not mine!!)
Looking back from the short climb to Brandreth.
Slightly higher and a little wetter.
Base Brown and Glaramara from Brandreth.
Looking along the ridge to Grey Knotts.