Broom Fell and Aiken Beck

Mon 28 May 2007

Route: Spout Force car park, Whinlatter Pass - Darling How Plantation - Graystones - Widow Hause - Broom Fell - Lord's Seat - Ullister Hill - Seat How - Tarbarrel Moss - Aiken Plantation - Spout Force car park

Distance: 8.00 miles

Ascent: 1,900ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne

Notes:

Sunny intervals, windy on the tops

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Darling How Plantation on the slopes of Graystones

Lord's Seat (left of centre) from Darling How Plantation

Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head from Graystones

Walking along one of the forest rides with Lorton Vale ahead

Lorton Vale from Graystones

Whinlatter, Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head and Whiteside from Graystones

Looking down on Scawgill Bridge from the steep ascent of Graystones

Broom Fell and Lord's Seat with Skiddaw behind from the summit of Graystones

Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head and Whiteside from Wainwright's top of Graystones

Looking back over Widow Hause to Graystones

Broom Fell summit cairn

Looking ahead to Lord's Seat

The valley of Aiken Beck with Graystones on the right

Barf with the Skiddaw fells behind from Lord's Seat

Grisedale Pike from Lord's Seat

Looking back to Lord's Seat as we head up Ullister Hill

Grisedale Pike from Seat How

Keswick and Derwent Water with the Helvellyn ridge beyond from Seat How

Zooming in on High Spy and Causey Pike from Seat How

Causey Pike and Grisedale Pike from Seat How

Broom Fell from the forest track as I head down the valley towards Darling How

Previous Walk: Scales to Keswick (Sat 26 May 2007)

Next Walk: Ennerdale Water Circuit (Sat 16 Jun 2007)

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