Raven Crag and Castle Crag Fort

Sat 7 May 2005

Route: Thirlmere Dam End - Raven Crag - Castle Crag Fort - Thirlmere Dam End

Distance: 1.75 miles

Ascent: 950ft

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast with some sunshine

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A glimpse of Thirlmere through the trees

Raven Crag from below

White Side, Helvellyn Lower Man and Browncove Crags

Looking over Great How to Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Raise and White Side

The Helvellyn fells from the ascent of Raven Crag

The view north from Raven Crag

Raven Crag's summit

Thirlmere from the top of Raven Crag

Looking down on Thirlmere's dam from Raven Crag

Castle Crag Fort

Looking north down Shoulthwaite Gill to the Skiddaw fells

The Benn with Blencathra behind

Northerly panorama from the top of Castle Crag Fort

Path back down through the trees to Thirlmere's dam

Previous Walk: Lingmoor Fell and Side Pike (Fri 6 May 2005)

Next Walk: Castle Crag (Sun 8 May 2005)

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