Raven Crag, Castle Crag Fort and The Benn

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Route: Thirlmere Dam End - Raven Crag - Castle Crag Fort - The Benn - Shoulthwaite Gill - Thirlmere Dam End

Distance: 3.75 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Sunny intervals

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Up through the woods

Raven Crag from below

Looking across to the Dodds

The path has been recut through the windblown from a few years ago

Thirlmere and the Helvellyn fells from Raven Crag's summit

Looking down on Thirlmere dam

Blencathra from the top of Raven Crag

And the reason for this gate is?

North down Shoulthwaite Gill towards the Skiddaw fells from Castle Crag Fort

Thirlmere and the Helvellyn fells from The Benn's summit

Blencathra from the summit of The Benn

Forest track, Shoulthwaite Gill

Looking across to High Rigg

Previous Walk: Blencathra and Mungrisdale Common (Sun 15 Feb 2015)

Next Walk: Birkhouse Moor and Red Tarn (Tue 3 Mar 2015)

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