Boat How and Burnmoor Tarn

Wed 15 Oct 2003

Route: Dalegarth Station, Boot - Boot - Burnmoor Tarn - Boat How (Eskdale Moor) - Boot - Dalegarth Station

Distance: 5.00 miles

Ascent: 1,000ft

Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

With: Ian


Sunshine, blue sky.

We extended A. Wainwright's 'Boat How' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 178] by also visiting Burnmoor Tarn.

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The bridge at Boot and Eskdale Mill

Old sign on the path out of Boot 'Wasdale Head 5'

Scafell in shadow behind Great How from the track to Burnmoor Tarn

AW's stone hut

Burnmoor Tarn

Kirk Fell and Scafell from Burnmoor Lodge and Tarn

Burnmoor Tarn with Red Pike, Yewbarrow (in shadow), Pillar, Kirk Fell and the top of Great Gable

Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Scafell and Burnmoor Tarn from Boat How

Muncaster Fell and the wooded Irton Pike from Boat How summit

360 Panorama from Boat How's summit

Looking back to Boat How's summit

Harter Fell with Eel Tarn in front and Crook Crag

Looking back to Boat How with Kirk Fell, Great Gable, Scafell, Slight Side and the crags on Great How

One of the stone circles, Eskdale Moor

Another of the stone circles, Eskdale Moor

Looking over Great Barrow to Harter Fell and Crook Crag

Crook Crag from above Boot

Scafell and Slight Side from above Boot

Burnmoor Inn, Boot

Previous Walk: A Boredale Round (Sun 12 Oct 2003)

Next Walk: Little Langdale and Lingmoor Fell (Thu 16 Oct 2003)

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