Circuit of Buttermere

Sat 1 Dec 2007

Route: Buttermere Village - Burtness Wood - Buttermere - Peggy's Bridge - Gatesgarth - Hassness- Buttermere Village

Distance: 4.50 miles

Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

With: On Own


Very windy, rain showers and one particularly heavy and painful hail shower

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Haystacks and High Crag seen over the Bridge Hotel, Buttermere village

Sourmilk Gill, the Buttermere one

...and a close up of a very small section of Sourmilk Gill

The path through Burtness Wood

Looking up a very full Buttermere to Fleetwith Pike

Hassness (the white building) below Robinson

Fleetwith Pike and Warnscale Bottom with Haystacks on the far right

Fleetwith Pike

Looking back down Buttermere with Goat Crag above Hassness on the far side

Fleetwith Pike with the bothy on the water's edge

Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Peggy's Bridge

Haystacks from Gatesgarth Farm

Looking across Buttermere to Burtness Comb with High Crag on the left and High Stile on the right

Fleetwith Pike, Green Crag and Haystacks from near Hassness

Looking across Buttermere to High Crag and Burtness Comb

Haystacks can just be made out as another rain shower passes through

Wilkinsyke Farm, Buttermere

Previous Walk: Nan Bield Pass and Kentmere Pike (Sun 25 Nov 2007)

Next Walk: Middle Fell and Greendale Tarn (Sat 8 Dec 2007)

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