Saturday 23rd May 2015

 

Start Point : Walna Scar fell road (SD 295 973)

                   

Distance :  6.7 miles        Height Ascended : 2500 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

A bright start and a glimpse of The Old Man from the footbridge over Scrow Beck.

 

The view over Coppermines Valley from the Thriddle Incline water-wheel pit.

 

Looking up Red Dell.

 

The climb is rewarded with great views from Red Dell Head across to the Coniston Fells.

 

The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell over the Black Sails ridge.

 

The Scafells, Crinkle Crags and Bow Fell over Red Dell Head Moss.

 

Coniston panorama from Wetherlam.

 

Little Langdale from Wetherlam.

 

Swirl How and Great Carrs.

 

The view over Black Sails from Wetherlam.

 

The Old Man................

 

............and Swirl How from Black Sails.

 

The view northwest over Wet Side Edge.

 

Coniston Fells Panorama - a great early-morning scene.

 

Wetherlam from Black Sails.

 

Greenburn from Swirl Hawse.

 

Prison Band.

 

The view ahead from the descent from Swirl Hawse.

 

Raven Tor over Levers Water.

 

The Old Man over the remains of the old Paddy End Copper Works.

 

Coppermines Valley.

 

Bluebells above Church Beck.