Green Crag

Sat 10 Oct 2009

Route: Dalegarth Hall - Stanley Force - Birkerthwaite - Great Crag - Green Crag - Low Birker Tarn - Low Birker - Doctor Bridge - River Esk - St Catherine's Church - Dalegarth Hall

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 1,800ft

Time: 4 hours 40 minutes

With: David Hall


Low cloud and some rain, wet underfoot

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Little Langdale temperature inversion from Wrynose Pass as I head for Eskdale

Stanley Force

Great Crag from near Birkerthwaite

Looking back down on Birkerthwaite, the buildings on the right

A glimpse of Devoke Water from Great Crag

Green Crag in the cloud from Great Crag

Green Crag appears for a moment

Looking back to Great Crag

Green Crag's summit cairn

The boundary stone in the col between Green Crag and Crook Crag

Low Birker Tarn in the distance

Low Birker Tarn

The remains of the peat hut above Low Birker

Part of the Low Birker peat track, taking us back down into Eskdale

Doctor Bridge over the River Esk

River Esk

River Esk

Previous Walk: Harter Fell from Mardale Head (Wed 7 Oct 2009)

Next Walk: Derwent Water: Lodore to Hawes End (Sun 11 Oct 2009)

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