Dock Tarn to Castle Crag

Sat 1 Nov 2014

Route: Stonethwaite - Lingy End - Dock Tarn - Great Crag - Watendlath Tarn - Watendlath - Puddingstone Bank - Grange Fell (Brund Fell) - Grange Fell (King's How) - Bowder Stone - road - Grange in Borrowdale - Broadslack Gill - Castle Crag - River Derwent - Longthwaite - Stonethwaite

Distance: 9.50 miles

Ascent: 2,600ft

Time: 6 hours

With: David Hall


Windy, overcast but some splashes of sun. Heavy rain on Grange Fell down to Grange.

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The long staircase up Lingy End


Dock Tarn

Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag with High Raise behind and Pike o'Stickle on the right

The view north from Great Crag's northern top

Looking across to Grange Fell


Watendlath Tarn

Caffle House Tearoom at Watendlath

Here comes the weather, time for the waterproofs

On Grange Fell

Brund Fell, Grange Fell's summit

North towards Skiddaw from Brund Fell

Castle Crag

Long Moss

Skiddaw and Derwent Water from King's How


Upper Borrowdale

Castle Crag


Looking across the River Derwent to Grange Fell

Dalt Quarry

Broadslack Gill

The holly is out, it will soon be Christmas

Castle Crag summit

Looking south up Borrowdale from Castle Crag's summit

The upper quarry

Looking towards Rosthwaite and Stonethwaite

River Derwent stepping stones

Previous Walk: Sale Fell (Sat 18 Oct 2014)

Next Walk: Howtown to Glenridding (Ullswater shoreline) (Sun 2 Nov 2014)

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