High Rigg from Legburthwaite

Sun 3 Jan 2010

Route: Legburthwaite - Wren Crag - High Rigg - Wren Crag - Legburthwaite

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 950ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Blue sky, sunshine, no wind and snow on the ground.

When we have done this walk before we have returned to Legburthwaite through St John's in the Vale. Today we decided to retrace our steps back along the ridge to enjoy the sun, snow and views.

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Blue sky, sunshine and snow, need I say more...

Looking north along High Rigg's undulating ridge with Skiddaw in the distance

St John's in the Vale and Blencathra

South to the Helvellyn fells

Long shadows

Looking south into the sun

South from High Rigg's summit with the sun reflecting off Thirlmere

Clough Head from High Rigg's summit

The Skiddaw fells from High Rigg's summit

The north western fells from High Rigg's summit

Blencathra above Threlkeld

Wonderful conditions

The sun has moved round so no shadows in this photo

Fornside in St John's in the Vale with Calfhow Pike on the skyline (left)

Looking south towards Helvellyn


The A591 heads south

Castle Rock of Triermain below Watson's Dodd

Previous Walk: Walla Crag (Sat 2 Jan 2010)

Next Walk: Blencathra plus (Sat 9 Jan 2010)

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