Wednesday 3rd June 2015
Start Point : Walna Scar fell road (SD 288 970)
Distance : 6.7 miles Height Ascended : 1900 feet
Another early morning start under leaden skies from the top of the Walna Scar fell road.
Cove Bridge and somewhere behind....Brown Pike.
Walna Scar - White Maiden, White Pike and the summit of Caw beyond.
The view southwards towards the Duddon estuary over the top of White Pike - Black Combe just right of centre.
Green Crag and Harter Fell over Duinnerdale.
Another view towards Black Combe and signs that the cloud is gradually lifting.
Towards the Duddon estuary again.......a little brighter now,
Looking south to the head of
The view north not so bright.....but at least the top of Brown Pike is now visible.
Dow Crag, Buck Pike and Brown
Pike over the top of the
A look back along Walna Scar.
The Old Man from the cave entrance.
The view would have greeted the miners as they emerged into daylight from the depths of the underground mine.
Coniston Water over the old quarry ruins.
The Old Man of Coniston over
The Cove.....the high tops now visible.
The Walna Scar ridge just visible over the top of Low Long Crag.
On the Road again.....a distinct layer of cumulus cloud adds atmosphere to the scene.