Sunday 1st July 2012

 

Start Point : Buckhaw Brow (SD 797 658)

                   

Distance : 6.0 miles          Height Ascended : 350 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

It is not lng before Pot Scar comes into view.

 

A meeting of paths below Pot Scar – a cloud-topped Ingleborough in the distance.

 

A tempoarary break in the cloud above Pot Scar.

 

Feizor (locally Fayzr)…………………..

 

………………………nestles neatly below the limestone crags of Pot Scar.

 

A quick look back.

 

At the top of the rise beside Feizor Wood the views extend…………….

 

………………………….here looking to Pen-y-ghent over Moughton Scar.

 

Pen-y-ghent……………………….

 

…………………Ingleborough……………..

 

…………………….and Smearsett Scar from the top of Pot Scar.

 

Smearsett Scar......

 

......and testament to the skill of the old drystone wallers.

 

Violet.

 

The Celtic Wall……………………

 

………………………………….not a shelter but thought to be an ancient burial site over two thousand years old.

 

Dead Man's Cave.

 

Pen-y-ghent.

 

Looking west towards the distant Langcliffe and Attermire Scars.

 

Classic limestone scenery for very little effort.

 

Not another Celtic Wall but the site of a old former rifle range.

 

Giggleswick Scar.

 

Schoolboys Tower - named from an old tradition requiring new boys at nearby Giggleswick School each to add a stone to the cairn.