Barrow and Outerside

Sat 18 Dec 2004

Route: Braithwaite - Braithwaite Lodge - Barrow - Barrow Door - Stonycroft Gill miner's track - Outerside - Stile End - High Coledale - Braithwaite

Distance: 4.75 miles

Ascent: 1,850ft

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

With: Anne


Becoming overcast, cold when in the strong wind

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Snow on Skiddaw from Braithwaite

Looking back down on Braithwaite with Bassenthwaite Lake beyond

Looking across the Vale of Keswick to Blease Fell

The wooded Swinside from the ridge

Looking back down Barrow's northern ridge

Grisedale Pike

Looking down on Keswick and Derwent Water from the ridge

The Skiddaw fells and Blease Fell (Blencathra) from Barrow's summit

360 Panorama from Barrow's summit

The view east to a snow covered Helvellyn range

Causey Pike, Scar Crags, Sail and Eel Crag all with snow and Outerside from Barrow

Outerside and the Stonycroft Gill miner's track

Looking back to Stile End and Barrow from the track

Sail and Eel Crag from Outerside's summit

Grisedale Pike from Outerside's summit

Looking down the ridge off Outerside to Stile End and Barrow

Previous Walk: High Rigg and Castlerigg Stone Circle (Fri 17 Dec 2004)

Next Walk: Helvellyn Ridge (White Side to Dollywaggon Pike) (Sun 19 Dec 2004)

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