Saturday 29th November 2014

 

Start Point : Walna Scar Road (SD 289 971)

                   

Distance :  5.8 miles        Height Ascended : 2300 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

 

 

The Bell silhouetted against the early morning light.

 

Looking through the Coppermines Valley up to Swirl Hawse.

 

There are plenty of reminders of hard toil from times past.

 

Low Water and the lower slopes of Brim Fell.

 

Looking back down to Low Water....Black Sails  and Wetherlam behind.

 

‘Morning Glory’

 

The Old Man of Coniston summit cairn and slate platform.

 

The Coniston Fells  - looking north along the ridge from the Old Man.

 

Looking west to Dow Crag and Harter Fell.

 

The view north again from the summit including the OS column.

 

The summit from the north.

 

Beyond Black Sails and Wetherlam the Helvellyn plateau and Fairfield.

 

The summit of Brim Fell - Great Carrs and Swirl How ahead.

 

To the northwest the Scafell group.

 

Wetherlam over Levers Water……………..

 

……………………..and again but including Great Carrs and Swirl How.

 

Over Levers Hawse to Crinkle Crags.

 

Zooming in to the close northern fell tops.

 

Seathwaite Tarn and Harter Fell from Brim Fell's north ridge.

 

The impressive Dow Crag buttresses.

 

Dow Crag from the eastern shore of Goat's Water.

 

Looking up to Goat's Hawse.

 

Buck Pike and Dow Crag from The Cove.