Wetherlam and Greenburn

Sat 25 Nov 2006

Route: Low Tilberthwaite - Birk Fell Hawse - Wetherlam Edge - Wetherlam - Black Sails - Swirl Hawse - Greenburn Reservoir - Greenburn Beck - Little Langdale - Low Tilberthwaite

Distance: 6.75 miles

Ascent: 2,500ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: On Own


Overcast with some sunny intervals, windy

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The Fairfield fells from Tilberthwaite

The path up to Birk Fell Hawse with Wetherlam Edge on the left

Wetherlam Edge

Pike O' Blisco with Crinkle Crags on the left and the Langdale Pikes on the right

The Langdale Pikes behind Blake Rigg with Blea Tarn on the right

Looking over Hodge Close and Black Crag to Windermere from Wetherlam Edge

The view north east from Wetherlam Edge

Looking across to Great How Crags and Swirl How from Black Sails

Coniston Water from Black Sails summit

Prison Band leading to Swirl How from Swirl Hawse


Looking down on Greenburn Reservoir

Great Carrs from Greenburn Reservoir

Part of the old Greenburn Mine workings

Part of the old Greenburn Mine workings

The Langdale Pikes seen through the Blea Tarn gap

Little Langdale Tarn

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