Walla Crag

Fri 28 Dec 2007

Route: The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick - Friar's Crag - Derwent Water - Cat Gill - Walla Crag - Rakefoot - Moot Hall - The Theatre by the Lake

Distance: 5.00 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

With: On Own


Wild, rain heavy at times, very windy and flooded lakeside paths. Special water on lens effect and the flash used for most photos

© Crown copyright. All rights reserved. Licence number AL100038401

Keswick landing stages, Derwent Water - you will need to wade to reach the launches today

Looking out to St Herbert's Island from Friar's Crag

Friar's Crag

Strandshag Bay has expanded and I waded in water about a foot deep along this section of path

The path through The Ings, well under water today

The view up Derwent Water!

Looking across Calfclose Bay to Falcon Crag

Derwent Water shore, it is really wild today

In Great Wood

Cat Gill is in flood

Looking up the path by Cat Gill

Looking back down Cat Gill

The waterlogged path leading up to Walla Crag's summit

Walla Crag's summit

Looking down on Derwent Water from Walla Crag

The path to Rakefoot from Walla Crag, no views of Blencathra today

The Moot Hall, Keswick

It is sale time at George Fisher

Previous Walk: Skiddaw Lesser, Little and High Men (Wed 19 Dec 2007)

Next Walk: Angletarn Pikes to Gray Crag (Sun 30 Dec 2007)

Back to Top