Castle Crag

Sun 8 May 2005

Route: Rosthwaite - Castle Crag - Broadslack Gill - River Derwent - Rosthwaite

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 750ft

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

With: Anne


Broken cloud, sunshine and a hail shower

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Looking up at the top of Castle Crag

Looking towards Eagle Crag from the start of the ascent of Castle Crag

Starting up the path up the slag at the top of Castle Crag

The view towards Stonethwaite and Eagle Crag from Castle Crag

Castle Crag summit

High Doat with Glaramara, Great End and Scafell Pike beyond

Derwent Water and the Skiddaw fells from Castle Crag's summit

Great End gets some weather

Looking down on Rosthwaite from Castle Crag

Skiddaw from Broadslack Gill

River Derwent

Looking back to Castle Crag as we return to Rosthwaite

Castle Crag from near Rosthwaite

The Flock-in Tearoom, Yew Tree Farm, Rosthwaite - highly recommended

Previous Walk: Raven Crag and Castle Crag Fort (Sat 7 May 2005)

Next Walk: Carrock Fell and High Pike (Thu 12 May 2005)

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