Red Tarn and Birkhouse Moor

Tue 4 Mar 2014

Route: Glenridding village - Glenridding (Greenside Road) - Red Tarn Beck path - Red Tarn - Birkhouse Moor - Lanty's Tarn - Keldas - Glenridding village

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 2,000ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: On own


Overcast, rain early on but brightening up

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[[Itm:568|The Duke of Portland Boathouse]], Ullswater

Rake Cottages as I head out of the village

Looking back down the valley

...and again from above Greenside mines

Footbridge across Red Tarn Beck with Sheffield Pike in the distance

Looking across to Birkhouse Moor

Snow bridge

Red Tarn outflow

Red Tarn

Looking back towards Helvellyn and Catstycam from near the Hole-in-the-Wall

Just follow the wall to Birkhouse Moor

Looking back again

High Spying How, Helvellyn (in cloud) and Catstycam

Looking across Grisedale to St Sunday Crag

Looking down on Glenridding with Place Fell on the far side of Ullswater

Glenridding and Ullswater from my descent

Lanty's Tarn

Lots of mud here!

Gowbarrow Fell and Ullswater from Keldas

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