Wednesday 16th May 2012

 

Start Point : High Hill Lane (SD 836 630)

                   

Distance : 6.3 miles          Height Ascended : 400 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

The distinctive serrated outline of Warrendale Knotts soon comes into view.

 

Attermire Scar - the usual form of limestone escarpment i.e. a long layered cliff with vertical cracks and fissures.

 

Warrendale Knotts from the base of Attermire Scar.

 

Attermire Cave.

 

Stockdale Farm and Rye Loaf Hill.

 

The view west from below Great Scar includes the high hills of the Forest of Bowland.

 

Gritstone outcrop on the summit of Kirkby Fell - in the far distance Ingleborough (left) and Penyghent (right).

 

Rye Loaf Hill from Kirkby Fell.

 

Malham Tarn - in the far distance Buckden Pike and Great Whernside.

 

The summit of Rye Loaf Hill and a clear long distance view of The Yorkshire Dales Three Peaks - Ingleborough, Whernside and Penyghent.

 

The northwesterly aspect.

 

Looking down on Warrendale Knotts from the summit of Rye Loaf Hill.

 

In the first field below Rye Loaf Hill (High South Bank)

are a series of shakeholes.

 

Ingleborough over Warrendale Knotts and Attermire Scar.

 

……………………….and again.

 

Warrendale Knotts from Scaleber Pasture.

 

Scaleber Bridge.

 

Sugar Loaf Hill and Warrendale Knotts.

 

Scaleber Force below Scaleber Bridge.

 

Scaleber Force………………..

 

..............set in wooded glen…………………..

 

………………….offers a chance, too good to miss, for Violet and Martha to get their feet wet.