Eel Tarn, Eskdale

Sun 6 Jan 2008

Route: Dalegarth Station, Boot - Boot - Eel Tarn - Woolpack Inn - River Esk - St Catherine's Church - Dalegarth Station

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 600ft

Time: 2 hours

With: Anne


Sunny intervals, dry and only light winds.

Walk 6 in the booklet 'Walks from Ratty', compiled by A Wainwright and published by The Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway Co. Ltd.

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Licence number AL100038401

Dalegarth Station at Boot, Eskdale - no trains today

The track above Boot

'A lonesome Pine' near Gill Bank

Burnmoor Tarn is just out of sight straight ahead. The fell on the right is Great How (Eskdale Fell)

Eel Tarn with Great How behind right

Illgill Head with its top in cloud from Eel Tarn

Eel Tarn. If the cloud was higher you could see Red Pike, Yewbarrow and Pillar through the gap

Eel Tarn

Eskdale from the old stone peat hut above the Woolpack Inn

The sky above Harter Fell

Harter Fell from above the Woolpack Inn

The Woolpack Inn

Doctor Bridge over the River Esk

St Catherine's Church, Boot, Eskdale

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