Caw Fell plus

Sun 28 May 2006

Route: Coldfell Gate, Kinniside Common - Monks Bridge - Tongue How - Worm Gill - Caw Fell - Iron Crag - Whoap - Lank Rigg - Whoap - Crag Fell - Grike - Kinniside Stone Circle

Distance: 14.50 miles

Ascent: 3,200ft

Time: 6 hours 50 minutes

With: David Hall and Anne


Low cloud and drizzle to start, cloud lifting and breaking to give blue sky and sunshine. Windy all day

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Damp and low cloud to start, heading down to cross the River Calder

Heading along a track above Worm Gill on our way to Caw Fell

Iron Crag (to be our second top of the day) is in the cloud in the middle of the photo

The 'Intake Works', where Long Grain joins Bleaberry Gill

Starting the ascent of Caw Fell

Lank Rigg from our ascent of Caw Fell

Approaching Caw Fell's summit cairn

Iron Crag appears as the cloud starts to lift and break (From Caw Fell's summit)

Ascending Iron Crag

Approaching Iron Crag's summit cairn

Pillar, Steeple, Scoat Fell and Haycock from Iron Crag's summit

Red Pike, High Stile and High Crag

Following the 'Ennerdale Fence' off Iron Crag

Caw Fell from the col between Whoap and Lank Rigg

Looking north east from Lank Rigg's summit trig point.

360 Panorama from Lank Rigg's summit

Caw Fell centre with Seatallan on the right from Lank Rigg's summit tarn

Sellafield and the Irish Sea from Lank Rigg's summit

Crag Fell

Ennerdale from Crag Fell

Looking across Ennerdale Water to Great Borne from Crag Fell's summit

Ennerdale Water, Starling Dodd, the High Stile ridge and Pillar from Crag Fell's summit

Knock Murton (on the left in shadow) and Blake Fell (centre) from Crag Fell's summit cairn

Looking towards Pillar from Grike's summit

Easterly panorama from Grike's summit

Previous Walk: Arthur's Pike and Bonscale Pike (Wed 24 May 2006)

Next Walk: Ling Fell and Sale Fell (Thu 1 Jun 2006)

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