Thursday 12th June 2014
Start Point : New Dungeon Ghyll (NY 294 063)
Distance : 6.4 miles Height Ascended : 2200 feet
Ox-eye daisies and The Band from Middle Fell Farm.
Crossing the lower reaches of Dungeon Ghyll on the
direct ascent of Loft Crag from the Stickle Barn NT carpark.
Looking down on The Band - the surrounding higher fells veiled in a blanket of cloud.
Loft Crag summit cairn - Harrison Stickle (l) and Thorn Crag (r) behind.
Pike o' Stickle.
Harrison Stickle, Thorn Crag and Loft Crag from the summit of Pike o' Stickle.
Pike o' Stickle summit cairn - Harrison Stickle somewhere behind.
The Borrowdale Fells over Martcrag Moor.
The summit of Rossett Pike catches the light.
Martcrag Moor - the name Martcrag derives from 'the lair of pine marten'.
Mickleden from Stake Gill.
Rossett Pike at the head of the classic
The tops of Pike o' Stickle and Loft Crag remain partially obscured.