Friday 9th August 2013

 

Start Point : Evattsike (SD 560 993)

                   

Distance : 4.5 miles         Height Ascended : 1400 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

Whinfell Beacon from the start of the cart track near Evattsike.

 

The Bannisdale Fells.

 

Looking towards the head of Morecambe Bay over Whinfell Tarn.

 

It is not long before the Lakeland hills come into view in the far distance - Ill Bell prominent just right of centre.

 

Castle Fell.

 

The summit of Whinfell Beacon and the Howgill Fells over Grayrigg Common………………….

 

.………………….and again.

 

Borrowdale.

 

Looking over Shooter Howe towards Grayrigg Common from the summit of Castle Fell.

 

Mabbin Crag from Castle Fell.

 

Borrowdale and the distant Howgills.

 

Percy.

 

The view west from Castle Fell, over Bannisdale, includes the distant Scafells, Great Gable and Ill Bell.