Raven Crag and Great How

Sun 7 Jan 2007

Route: Thirlmere Dam End - Raven Crag - Shoulthwaite Gill - Smaithwaite - Bridge End Farm - Great How - Thirlmere Dam End

Distance: 5.50 miles

Ascent: 1,600ft

Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

With: On Own


It did not rain all the time, just most of the time! Still very mild for January

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Looking through the trees to Raven Crag from my ascent route

Raven Crag's summit

Thirlmere from Raven Crag's summit

Thirlmere's dam and Great How from Raven Crag

Forest track above Shoulthwaite Gill

Looking across to Iron Crag

The weir, Shoulthwaite Gill

One of the buildings at Smaithwaite

Old packhorse bridge across St John's Beck

Bridge End Farm

Stanah with Stanah Gill behind. The Sticks Pass path can be seen on the right of the gill

Raven Crag from Great How

Great How's summit

Raven Crag from Thirlmere Dam with the camera flash reflecting off the driving rain

Previous Walk: Howtown to Glenridding (Ullswater shoreline) (Fri 5 Jan 2007)

Next Walk: Swinside (Sat 13 Jan 2007)

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