Rannerdale Knotts

Fri 5 Oct 2001

Route: Buttermere Village - Low Bank - Rannerdale Knotts - Low Bank - Buttermere Village

Distance: 3.00 miles

Ascent: 850ft

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

With: Anne


Windy but dry.

Before the walk we took the Honister Slate Mine tour.

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Buttermere valley in the cloud from Honister

Entrance to Honister Slate Mine

An external incline leading to the upper levels, Honister

Inside Honister mine - contact between slate and lava

A mine tunnel - Honister Mine

An incline in the mine - Honister Mine

Heading back to the mine buildings (Honister Pass) at the end of the tour

Fish Hotel, Buttermere

Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks from the Fish Hotel car park, Buttermere

The High Stile ridge from the lower slopes of Rannerdale Knott, Buttermere

Looking along Low Bank to Rannerdale Knotts and Crummock Water

Robinson, Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks from Rannerdale Knotts summit

360 Panorama from near Rannerdale Knotts summit

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts

Sun spotlight on Crummock Water

Robinson with High Snockrigg in front

Sun spotlight, Buttermere valley

Previous Walk: Rosthwaite Fell and Glaramara (Thu 4 Oct 2001)

Next Walk: Knott Rigg and Ard Crags (Sat 6 Oct 2001)

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