Steel Fell and the Wythburn Valley

Sun 26 May 2013

Route: Steel End, Thirlmere - Steel Fell - Steel Fell Tarn - Calf Crag - Brownrigg Moss Tarn - The Bog - Wythburn Head Tarns - Wythburn Valley - Steel End

Distance: 5.75 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 6 hours

With: Anne and Jill & Nigel Batchelor


Lots of sunshine

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Steel Fell's north ridge

Heading up Steel Fell's north ridge

The only way is up


Zooming in with Skiddaw in the distance

Great views northwards from Steel Fell's north ridge

Dunmail Raise far below

Looking across to Seat Sandal

Steel Fell summit cairn, the cloud did not last too long and the blue skies returned

The Helvellyn ridge from Steel Fell Tarn

Looking back to Steel Fell

Looking down Easedale from Calf Crag

Greenup Edge and Brownrigg Moss from Calf Crag summit

Looking back to Calf Crag from Brownrigg Moss

The head of Wythburn. The skyline is Greenup Edge

Wythburn with the Helvellyn ridge in shadow

Approaching The Bog

Sheepfold on the edge of The Bog

Drumlins, The Bog

Wythburn Head Tarns

We had the place to ourselves


The Helvellyn ridge is back in the sun

We crossed the bridge

Nearly back at the car

Previous Walk: High Pike (Sat 25 May 2013)

Next Walk: Place Fell (Sat 8 Jun 2013)

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