Walla Crag on Christmas Day

Fri 25 Dec 2015

Route: The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick - Castle Head - Rakefoot - Walla Crag - Cat Gill - Derwent Water - Friar's Crag - The Theatre by the Lake

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast with cloud hiding the high fells. Rain started as we walked back along the shore but not too heavy. Light winds.

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The Skiddaw fells with a hint of snow

Derwent Water from Castle Head

Luckily we are not going that way!

The bridge and ford near Rakefoot

Keswick under the Skiddaw fells

Merry Christmas from Walla Crag summit

Looking over Derwent Water to the north western fells

Heading for Cat Gill

Down on the shore of Derwent Water

The Ings

The beck use to be there but has diverted...

...to over there

But the bridge has been moved down to by the gate out of the woodland

Causey Pike and Friar's Crag

The landing stages

Previous Walk: Skiddaw (Sun 22 Nov 2015)

Next Walk: Helvellyn in the snow (Sat 16 Jan 2016)

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