Raven Crag and Castle Crag Fort

Sun 22 Dec 2013

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

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 950ft

Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

With: Anne


A couple of short heavy hail showers

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In the woods

Raven Crag from below

I guess we will have to go round this bit

Looking across to Raven Crag

Looking over Great How to Stybarrow Dodd and Raise

Castle Rock of Triermain

Looking back down on the windblown we had to get round

Last time I was here (Feb 2012) this was impenetrable windblown

Raven Crag summit

Helvellyn and Thirlmere from Raven Crag's summit

...and again


The Benn with the Skiddaw fells beyond

Castle Crag Fort

North towards the Skiddaw fells from Castle Crag Fort

Forest track, Shoulthwaite Gill

The weir, Shoulthwaite Gill

Part of Shoulthwaite Moss

Watson's Dodd, the fell behind the tree!

Previous Walk: Four Stones Hill and Haweswater (Sun 15 Dec 2013)

Next Walk: Great Mell Fell (Tue 31 Dec 2013)

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