Sunday 16th January 2013
Start Point : Huck’s Bridge (NY 552 038)
Distance : 4.0 miles Height Ascended : 1160 feet
The first top of Ashstead Fell is marked by a small but impressive cairn.
Looking towards Mabbin Crag.
The summit of Mabbin Crag with Castle Fell and Whinfell Beacon beyond.
Borrowdale and the Howgills.
A brief burst of sunshine lightens up Borrowdale.
Borrowdale Edge and Borrow Beck.
A semi-frozen Borrow Beck.
Mabbin Crag - although the name is generally given to the grassy summit above, Mabbin Crag is properly the rocky eastern
slope of the fell, this being the roughest ground in the Borrowdale valley.This picture shows the abutments of the former bridge.
Nearing the end of the walk and a look back.