Wether Hill and High Raise from Burnbanks

Sat 12 Apr 2014

Route: Burnbanks - Four Stones Hill - standing stones - Low Kop - High Kop - Wether Hill - Raven Howe - High Raise - Low Raise - Castle Crag - Haweswater shore path - Burnbanks

Distance: 13.25 miles

Ascent: 2,850ft

Time: 6 hours 45 minutes

With: David Hall, Neil Haslewood and Rod Hepplewhite


Mostly raining or drizzle, marginally drier on the lake shore path. Tops in cloud

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We will be coming back via the lake shore path

Site of the old TV aerials for Burnbanks

One of four [[Itm:585|stones]]

...the other one

Four Stones Hill from our climb up on to Bampton Fell


The old boundary stone near the summit of Low Kop

Wether Hill's summit cairn

Looking back towards Wether Hill as we head south along the Roman road

A bit of a view near Keasgill Head

Gorillas in the Mist

Leaving High Raise's summit

The large cairn / tumulus on Low Raise

Looking down on Castle Crag (on the left) from our descent of High Raise's southeast ridge

Peat hut?

Looking back up the ridge

Castle Crag, the British Fort on the southeast ridge of High Raise with Haweswater beyond

At the fort

Looking down on Speaking Crag

Waterfall and new life

Looking back to Castle Crag

On the lake shore path

Previous Walk: Beda Fell from Patterdale (Sat 5 Apr 2014)

Next Walk: Barrow (Sun 27 Apr 2014)

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