Wednesday 8th April 2015
Start Point : Three Shire Stone (NY 276 026)
Distance : 5.5 miles Height Ascended : 2000 feet
The Three Shire Stone.....the start of today's walk which has the distinct advantage of saving nearly 1300 feet of ascent.
Cold Pike from the short steep climb up to the top of the Wet Side Edge ridge.
Wrynose Bottom in the early morning shadow of Grey Friar - Harter Fell beyond.
Swirl How and Great Carrs from Wet Side Edge.......
.........in the opposite direction Crinkle Crags over Side Pike with Pike o' Blisco to the right.
Weak temperature inversion beyond Wet Side Edge and Lingmoor Fell.
It is not long before the Scafells come into view.
The top of
The summit of Grey Friar..........
........and it's northerly aspect up through Moasdale to the Scafells.
Looking west towards Harter Fell.
Big blue skies over Helvellyn.
Grey Friar Panorama.
Brim Fell and Dow Crag from the top of Little How Crags.
Looking south over the top of Little How Crags and Brim Fell towards The Old Man.
Swirl How and Prison Band.
The neat summit cairn of Swirl How.
The Scafells overtopping Great Carrs from Swirl How.
Greenburn from Top of Broad Slack.
The memorial cross and cairn just below the summit of Great Carrs, marking the sight
tragic accident where a
Swirl How, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim
Fell and the
Looking north over the summit of Little Carrs - Skiddaw in the centre distance.
Another view down Greenburn and Little Langdale.
Grey Friar and Harter Fell.
Grey Friar from the top of Wet Side Edge.
Wet Side Edge.
Wetherlam over Little Langdale Tarn.