Walla Crag

Wed 1 Jan 2014

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

Distance: 5.00 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: On own


Ahead of the bad weather, blustery showers from the summit onwards.

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After the party, Keswick, 9am New Year's Day

The north western fells

Rakefoot ford, I used the bridge

Fallen tree, Brockle Beck

Blencathra from above Rakefoot


Keswick, below the Skiddaw fells

Walla Crag summit cairn, Clough Head and Great Dodd in the distance

Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake from Walla Crag's summit

On the path down Cat Gill

Water levels are high

Looking up Derwent Water

Wet in The Ings but I just managed to keep my feet dry wading through the water which got deeper further on.

Friar's Crag


Keswick landing stages

You need to walk the plank today

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

Next Walk: Dodd (Sat 25 Jan 2014)

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