Red Tarn and Birkhouse Moor

Thu 24 Feb 2011

Route: Glenridding village - Greenside Road - Red Tarn Beck path - Red Tarn - Birkhouse Moor - Mires Beck path - Glenridding village

Distance: 6.00 miles

Ascent: 1,900ft

Time: 4 hours

With: On own


Broken cloud, very mild, windy

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Looking up the Greenside Road

An old mine building, built into the ground

Catstycam from by Glenridding Beck

Looking back down the path and across to Sheffield Pike

Across Red Tarn to Helvellyn

The path to The Hole in the Wall from Red Tarn, and then on to Birkhouse Moor

Looking back to a clearer Helvellyn

Catstycam and Swirral Edge onto Helvellyn


High Spying How (Striding Edge), Helvellyn in cloud and Catstycam from Birkhouse Moor's summit

Birkhouse Moor's east ridge

Looking down on Glenridding and Ullswater from the Mires Beck path

Previous Walk: Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell (Sat 19 Feb 2011)

Next Walk: Angletarn Pikes, Angle Tarn and Brock Crags (Sat 26 Feb 2011)

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