Wednesday 3rd April 2013

 

Start Point : Borrowdale (NY 607 015)

                   

Distance :  6.2  miles        Height Ascended : 1550 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

The road in Borrowdale.

 

Looking up to the signal mast on Grayrigg Common.

 

The first extended view of Borrowdale as the Post Office repeater station is approached……….it would not be the last.

 

The summit of Grayrigg Common with The Howgills Fells behind.

 

Looking westwards along the Whinfell ridge and beyond towards a snow-capped Lakeland skyline.

 

The cairn above and between Great Coum and Little Coum.

Here looking over Little Coum and down Borrowdale…………..

 

……………………………..and here looking towards Tebay along the line of the M6 motorway.

 

Great Coum.

 

………………….and again.

 

Marion enjoying the views of Borrowdale over the lip of the Little Coum ridge.

 

Carlin Gill and the Howgills from the Coums summit cairn.

 

The Lune Gorge.

 

Following the line of the wall on the descent the eye is constantly drawn towards the Borrowdale valley.

 

Little Coum.

 

Mabbin Crag  and Borrowdale.

 

Tebay Fell from the walls-meet at the base of Birk Knott.

 

Shooter Howe and Mabbin Crag, Belt Howe to the right.

 

Marion.

 

New born lamb and mother.

 

Not part of this walk but a photo-stop on the way home………………….The Howgill Fells from Firbank Fell.