Tuesday 22nd May 2012
Start Point : The
Distance : 5.5 miles Height Ascended : 360 metres
Whernside at the head of Kingsdale from the short climb up Hunt's Cross.
The unmistakeable profile of Ingleborough over Twistleton Scar End from the summit of Hunts Cross.
Keld Head Scar and Whernside from Hunt's Cross.
Gragareth from the summit of Tow Scar.
The Water Cut.
Formerly a mill race capturing the Gragareth streams and diverting them to supply the cottages and mills in the Greta valley.
Marble Steps Pot .
has a long history of exploration, the greatest depth reached being 400 feet below the surface.
It takes it name from the black limestone staircase polished by water action a small example that can be seen above surface.
Marble Steps Pot is situated within a small cluster of trees that are readily identifiable from a distance.
Gragareth from the edge of the cluster of trees.
Pied Wagtail fledgling.
Gragareth and Whernside.
A hazy view of Ingleborough from Low Plain.
Cheese Press Stone - stranded in its present position by glacial movement.
How big is it?
The top of Keld Head Scar ..
..classic limestone scenery.
Looking back to Keld Head Scar from
The River Twiss by Raven Ray.