Around Boot, Eskdale

Sat 10 Dec 2005

Route: Boot, Eskdale - St Catherine's Church - Stanley Force - Low Wood - Milkingstead Bridge - Fisherground Farm - Siney Tarn - Blind Tarn - Blea Tarn- Peat Huts - Eskdale Mill - Boot

Distance: 7.00 miles

Ascent: 1,200ft

Time: 3 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Cloud base 500ft, not much above the valley floor! Drizzle at times, no long distance views.

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Boot Inn (formerly the Burnmoor Inn) at Boot, Eskdale

St Catherine's Eskdale Parish Church

Stepping stones across the River Esk by the church, but not today!

Stanley Ghyll (Birker Beck)

Stanley Force

Milkingstead Bridge across the River Esk

Heading up into the cloud above Fisherground Farm

Blea Tarn, Eskdale

Blea Tarn, Eskdale

Storage huts for cut peat, above Boot, Eskdale

Looking down on Boot, Eskdale

Eskdale Mill, Boot

Santa Special at Dalegarth Station

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