Great Meldrum and Gowbarrow Fell

Sat 14 Feb 2009

Route: Aira Force bottom Carpark - traverse above Yew Crag - shooting lodge - Great Meldrum - Gowbarrow Fell - High Force - Aira Force - carpark

Distance: 4.50 miles

Ascent: 1,250ft

Time: 4 hours 10 minutes

With: Members of the OFC


Overcast and dull

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Aira Beck from the bottom footbridge

Hollow tree

Over Ullswater to Saint Sunday Crag

Looking back down the path with Sheffield Pike and Watermillock Common in the distance

Ullswater from above Yew Crag

The traverse path

The bridge has been removed to be replaced by some landfill!

All that remains of the old shooting lodge

Looking across to Gowbarrow Fell's summit as we head for Great Meldrum first

Great Mell Fell from Great Meldrum

Little Mell Fell from Gowbarrow Fell's summit

Dockray below

Aira Beck above High Force

Aira Beck below High Force

A small fall

The bridge above Aira Force

Aira Force

Previous Walk: Red Screes and Scandale (Sun 8 Feb 2009)

Next Walk: Grasmere, Loughrigg Terrace and Rydal Water (Fri 20 Feb 2009)

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