Walla Crag

Sun 1 Jul 2007

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

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

With: Anne and Sandra


Rain showers, heavy at times! Is it really July?

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Catbells seen across Derwent Water from Castle Head

Dodd behind Keswick with the rest of the Skiddaw fells in cloud

Walla Crag from the path up to Rakefoot

The north western fells from the path to Rakefoot

The top of Blencathra is also in cloud

Walla Crag summit

Derwent Water with Bassenthwaite Lake in the distance from Walla Crag's summit

For a change we followed the path to the right of the wall from Walla Crag's summit rather than crossing the wall and descending on the left side

The north western fells from Cat Gill

The Hundred Year Stone, Calfclose Bay, Derwent Water

A Derwent Water launch passes in front of Causey Pike

Looking south up Derwent Water

King's How and Castle Crag to the south from Friar's Crag

The Derwent Water landing stages at Keswick

Previous Walk: Aira Force and Gowbarrow Fell (Sat 30 Jun 2007)

Next Walk: Selside Pike and Branstree (Sat 14 Jul 2007)

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