Wetherlam from Tilberthwaite

Sat 20 Sep 2008

Route: Low Tilberthwaite - Steel Edge - Wetherlam - Wetherlam Edge - Birk Fell Man - Hawk Rigg - Haystacks (Tilberthwaite) - Blake Rigg (Tilberthwaite) - Low Tilberthwaite

Distance: 4.50 miles

Ascent: 2,200ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: David Hall


In cloud on the top, sunshine later.

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Quarries at Tilberthwaite

Steel Edge from below

Looking across to Blake Rigg, to be our last summit of the walk

Ascending the lower part of Steel Edge

Ascending Steel Edge

Looking back down Steel Edge as we enter the cloud

Wetherlam's summit cairn

Descending Wetherlam Edge

Birk Fell Man from Wetherlam Edge with Little Langdale Tarn on the left

Fell runners ascending Wetherlam on the Three Shires Race

Zooming in on some of the fell runners

Wetherlam Edge

Looking over Greenburn to Blake Rigg with the Langdale Pikes in cloud beyond

Mine workings, Greenburn

A group at Birk Fell Man summit

Little Langdale Tarn and Great Intake

The Langdale Pikes

Black Crag (Black Fell) catches some sun

Steel Edge, our route of ascent up Wetherlam today

Looking back (l-r) to Birk Fell Man, Hawk Rigg and Haystacks (Tilberthwaite) from Blake Rigg (Tilberthwaite)'s summit

The track above Tilberthwaite Gill

Holme Fell from the track back to Low Tilberthwaite

Looking down on High Tilberthwaite

Previous Walk: High Spy from Grange (Thu 18 Sep 2008)

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