The many tops of Grange Fell

Mon 31 Mar 2008

Route: Quayfoot quarry car park - Bowder Stone - Grange Fell (King's How) - Grange Fell (Brund Fell) - Grange Fell (Ether Knott) - Brown Dodd - High Lodore - Cannon Dub - Grange in Borrowdale - Quayfoot quarry car park

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 3 hours 50 minutes

With: On Own


Blue sky, scattered cloud and sunshine, hardly any wind

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The Bowder Stone

Looking across to the wooded Castle Crag and High Spy

The view up Borrowdale from the ascent of King's How

Looking back down the path

The path to King's How summit

Upper Borrowdale, still some snow of Great End, Scafell Pike and Great Gable

Skiddaw and Derwent Water from King's How

Skiddaw and Derwent Water from King's How

Skiddaw and Derwent Water from King's How, again, what a view!

King Edward VII memorial plaque, King's How, Grange Fell

Looking over the village of Grange to the pointed Catbells

Long Moss

Looking back to King's How as I ascend Brund Fell

Brund Fell the highest top on Grange Fell

Brund Fell summit

Jopplety How (near right) and the ridge to Ether Knott (in shadow, centre) from Brund Fell

High Tove with the Helvellyn ridge behind

Joppletyhow Moss

Ether Knott is getting closer, just follow the fence

Ether Knott, called Heather Knott by Mark Richards in his Lakeland Fellranger Central Fells guide

Looking back to Brund Fell from Ether Knott's summit

Ether Knott's summit

Zooming in on Watendlath from Ether Knott's summit

Brown Dodd


Derwent Water from Brown Dodd

Derwent Water and Skiddaw as I take a twisting route down through Comb Crags

Skiddaw from the bridge over the River Derwent

Looking back along the boardwalk, made of recycled plastic, to the bridge

Derwent Water and Skiddaw as the cloud builds

The double bridge over the River Derwent at Grange

Previous Walk: Souther Fell (Sun 30 Mar 2008)

Next Walk: Grike, Crag Fell and Lank Rigg (Sun 13 Apr 2008)

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