Castle Crag from Grange

Sun 10 Jan 2010

Route: Grange in Borrowdale - Broadslack Gill - Castle Crag - River Derwent - Grange in Borrowdale

Distance: 3.75 miles

Ascent: 700ft

Time: 2 hours 20 minutes

With: Anne


Above freezing for the first time in a while but still icy paths and lots of snow on the ground

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The double bridge over the River Derwent at Grange

Trees reflecting in ice

The paths are very icy in places

Quarry in Dalt Wood

Broadslack Gill

Pines above Broadslack Gill on the side of Castle Crag

Rosthwaite with Eagle Crag beyond

The quarry near Castle Crag's summit

Castle Crag's summit

The view up Borrowdale from Castle Crag's summit

The Skiddaw fells and a frozen Derwent Water from Castle Crag's summit

Towards Eagle Crag from the upper quarry

The spoil heap from below

In the woods by the River Derwent

River Derwent

River Derwent

River Derwent

Looking down a frozen Derwent Water to the Skiddaw fells from Kettlewell on the way home

Previous Walk: Blencathra plus (Sat 9 Jan 2010)

Next Walk: Haystacks (Sun 17 Jan 2010)

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