Sunday, 23rd May 2010

   

            

 

Walk: Stone Arthur and Alcock Tarn
Start Point: Lay-by on A591 soon after Swan Hotel, Grasmere Grid Reference: NY 337 087
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 2,300 feet
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Weather: Fine and hot
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Scroll down to see photos of the walk

It's a steady climb

 

Approaching Stone Arthur, as we look down to Alcock Tarn

 

Coffee stop on Stone Arthur

 

Sheepfold by Rydal Beck 300 metres below

 

Time for some paddling at Alcock Tarn . . .

 

or just enjoy the sunshine

 

Descending towards Grasmere . . .

 

and looking back to Grey Crag

 

Regrouping by a small pool

 

Looking up to the Lion and the Lamb

 

Our Lady of the Wayside (A591)

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