Fells at the foot of Thirlmere

Sat 25 Mar 2006

Route: Thirlmere Dam End - Great How - Thirlmere Dam End - Raven Crag - Castle Crag Fort - The Benn - Thirlmere Dam End

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,500ft

Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

With: On Own


Drizzle and low cloud to start but cloud starting to break and some sunny intervals

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Looking up Thirlmere from the dam

Raven Crag in cloud from Thirlmere Dam

Raven Crag from Great How

Great How summit

Thirlmere from Great How

The permissive path through Greathow Wood

Bridge End Farm with Castle Rock of Triermain behind

Raven Crag from below

Path to Raven Crag's summit

Raven Crag's summit

Thirlmere from Raven Crag's summit

The wooded Great How from Raven Crag's summit

Castle Crag Fort

Castle Crag Fort with The Benn behind right

Iron Crag and Shoulthwaite Gill

The Skiddaw fells from The Benn's summit

Northerly panorama from The Benn's summit

Looking across Shoulthwaite Gill to Iron Crag

Thirlmere and Raven Crag from The Benn's summit

Previous Walk: Langdale Pikes (Wed 22 Mar 2006)

Next Walk: Lord's Seat (Sun 26 Mar 2006)

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