Saturday 1st June 2013

 

Start Point : The Parish Church of St Mark, Cautley (SD 691 946)

                   

Distance :  4.7 miles         Height Ascended : 2100 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

The ford and footbridge over the Rawthey below Steps End.

 

Looking south after picking up the track above the intake fence.

 

Looking northeastwards up the infant Rawthey valley - Wandale Hill (left) and Harter Fell (center).

 

Great Dummacks.

 

Knott and Sickers Fell over Grimes Gill and the steep southern slope of Middle Tongue.

 

A little higher and Arant Haw comes into view.

 

Looking south from the final approach to the top of Great Dummacks

(Whernside and Ingleborough left of centre, Crag Hill centre and Middleton Fell to the right).

 

The long trudge  up Great Dummacks’ southern ridge is worth all the effort as Cautley Crag suddenly comes into view.

 

Cautley Crag with Bowderdale beyond………

 

…………..to the right the ravine of Cautley Spout.

 

Looking down  Grimes Gill from the flat peaty top of Great Dummacks.

 

Top of Middle Tongue.

 

Following the fence down Middle Tongue (Ingleborough directly ahead).

 

Great Dummacks from the foot of Grimes Gill.

 

Calders at the head of Hobdale Gill.

 

Hobdale - looking up the valley to Middle Tongue with Calders forming the left skyline.

 

Hobdale.

 

Marion.

 

Calders, Middle Tongue and Great Dummacks.

 

Knott.

 

Hobdale Bridge.