Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell

Thu 6 Feb 2014

Route: Aira Force middle carpark (Park Brow) - Aira Force - High Force - Gowbarrow Fell - shooting lodge - traverse above Yew Crag - Aira Force - carpark

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 1,100ft

Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

With: On own


Rain at times, high fells lost in cloud, a couple of minutes of sunshine. Windy on the summit.

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Aira Force

Aira Beck above Aira Force

High Force

Ullswater from my ascent

A wet and windy Gowbarrow Fell summit with Great Mell Fell in the distance

Path restoration work since last time I was here, this section is now a lot less boggy/muddy. Little Mell Fell in the distance

Heading for the shooting lodge

The remains of the shooting lodge


Above Yew Crag on the traverse path


Aira Point and Lyulph's Tower

Aira Force from below

...and from above from the top bridge

Previous Walk: Causey Pike and Scar Crags (Tue 4 Feb 2014)

Next Walk: Walla Crag (Sat 8 Feb 2014)

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