Castle Crag

Sun 22 Jan 2012

Route: Rosthwaite - Castle Crag - Allerdale Ramble - Seatoller - River Derwent - Longthwaite - Rosthwaite

Distance: 4.00 miles

Ascent: 900ft

Time: 2 hours 10 minutes

With: On own


A lower level walk as the forecast was for gales on the high fells. It remained dry with a few sunny intervals and other than the odd strong gust was not too windy.

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Castle Crag

New Bridge over the River Derwent

Looking across to Eagle Crag

Looking back across the valley to Rosthwaite

The rock garden in the quarry near the top of Castle Crag

Castle Crag summit

Derwent Water and the Skiddaw fells from Castle Crag's summit

King's How

The view south, up Borrowdale, from Castle Crag

The view south, up Borrowdale, from Castle Crag

Looking down from the top of the spoil heap off Castle Crag

Castle Crag from the top of Broadslack Gill

Footbridges across Tongue Gill

Looking back to Castle Crag, with Grange fell on the right, from the Allerdale Ramble

The bulk of Glaramara on the left and Great End in the distance (right of centre) from above Seatoller

Looking down on Seatoller

The trickiest path in Lakeland? Not even Sharp Edge has chains!

River Derwent

Grange Fell from the Longthwaite to Rosthwaite footpath

Rosthwaite back gardens

Not Flock-in open

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