High Seat and Bleaberry Fell

Sun 15 Apr 2007

Route: Ashness Bridge - Dodd - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - above Falcon Crag - Ashness Bridge

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,700ft

Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

With: On Own


Very hazy. Blue sky and sunshine, hot, more like a summer's day than a spring one.

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The path up High Strutta next to Barrow Beck

Derwent Water

Looking across Barrow Beck to some Belted Galloways

Derwent Water from above the intake wall as I head for High Seat from Ashness Bridge

Looking across Derwent Water to Catbells and the north western fells

Derwent Water from Ashness Gill

Looking back across the moorland as I head for High Seat from Dodd

Looking ahead to High Seat's summit. Its very dry at the moment, this would normally be a big bog hopping exercise!

Looking back down my route from near High Seat's summit

High Seat's summit

Bleaberry Fell from High Seat, another boggy section of ridge but not too bad today

Skiddaw from Bleaberry Fell's summit

Derwent Water from Bleaberry Fell

The new path up Bleaberry Fell from Walla Crag

Looking back up Bleaberry Fell

Walla Crag with Skiddaw behind from my descent off Bleaberry Fell

Derwent Water from above Cat Gill

Derwent Water

The Bob Graham cairn just below Ashness Bridge, next to the road

Ashness Bridge

Previous Walk: Windermere to Patterdale (Sat 14 Apr 2007)

Next Walk: Walla Crag (Wed 18 Apr 2007)

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