Castle Crag from Rosthwaite

Sun 22 Jul 2012

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

Distance: 3.50 miles

Ascent: 750ft

Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

With: Anne


Windy with drizzle at times, not what I would call July weather.

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Blue sheep below Castle Crag

Looking towards Eagle Crag from the start of the ascent

The view towards Rosthwaite and Eagle Crag

...and from on top of the slag

The upper quarry has become a rock garden

The view south up Borrowdale. Great July weather

The rock garden

The rock garden

Castle Crag summit

North to Derwent Water, the top of Skiddaw in the clouds

Broadslack Gill

Dalt quarry

River Derwent

One of the many old workings under Castle Crag

Hanging slate

Looking back to Castle Crag as we near Rosthwaite

We went in

Previous Walk: Blencathra (Sun 20 May 2012)

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