Graystones and Broom Fell

Mon 7 Aug 2006

Route: Scawgill Bridge - Graystones - Widow Hause - Broom Fell - Aiken Beck - Darling How - Spout Force car park - Scawgill Bridge

Distance: 3.75 miles

Ascent: 1,400ft

Time: 2 hours 15 minutes

With: Anne


A lovely sunny summer's evening

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The Whinlatter Pass road over Scawgill Bridge

Looking back down on Scawgill Bridge from the start of the ascent of Graystones

Straight up Graystones from Scawgill Bridge

Looking across to Hobcarton valley with Grisedale Pike on the left and Ladyside Pike with Hopegill Head behind on the right

Whinlatter (Brown How), Grisedale Pike, Ladyside Pike and Whiteside

Looking back down our ascent route, Graystones from Scawgill Bridge

Broom Fell on the far left, Skiddaw in the distance, Lord's Seat just right of centre

The Vale of Lorton

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

Looking back to Graystones' summit from Wainwright's top

360 Panorama from Graystones' summit

Criffel in Scotland on the other side of the Solway Firth

Looking over Widow Hause to Broom Fell from Graystones

The path to Broom Fell across Widow Hause

The view south to Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head

Ling Fell to the north

Broom Fell

Broom Fell's summit cairn

Skiddaw and a glimpse of Bassenthwaite Lake from Broom Fell

Sale Fell with Binsey in the distance from Broom Fell

Whinlatter with the high north western fells behind from our descent off Broom Fell


Looking back to Broom Fell as we try and follow the faint path across the valley bottom to reach the forest track

Previous Walk: The Greenburn Round (Sun 30 Jul 2006)

Next Walk: Yewbarrow (Thu 10 Aug 2006)

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