Wetherlam and Black Sails

Sat 28 Feb 2004

Route: Coniston village - Lad Stones - Wetherlam - Black Sails - Swirl Hawse - Levers Water - Coniston Coppermines Valley - Coniston village

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,450ft

Time: 3 hours 50 minutes

With: Anne


Sunshine and blue sky. A cold northerly wind. A dusting of snow on the tops

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Miners Bridge, Coniston

Looking across the valley to Coniston Old Man from above Irish Row

Coniston Old Man, Brim Fell and Swirl How

Looking back down the ridge towards Coniston Water and the sea

Black Sails and the Lad Stones ridge onto Wetherlam's summit

Looking over Birk Fell to the Helvellyn and Fairfield fells

Northeasterly panorama from Wetherlam's summit

Scafell, Scafell Pike, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes and Blea Tarn from Wetherlam

Scafell, Scafell Pike, Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from Wetherlam

Black Sails with the Coniston Old Man to Great Carrs ridge behind from Wetherlam

Black Sails summit

Coniston Water and Levers Water from Black Sails summit

Levers Water

Levers Water

Levers Water

Looking down into the valley and all the workings

Simon's Nick

Simon's Nick

The old Mine Office and Manger's House, now a Youth Hostel (Coniston Coppermines)

Black Bull Inn, Coniston

Previous Walk: Knott plus from Fell Side (Thu 26 Feb 2004)

Next Walk: Place Fell (Sun 29 Feb 2004)

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