Cockermouth Weekend

Friday, 29th April to Monday, 2nd May

   

            

 

A small group of intrepid explorers travelled to Cockermouth to venture out onto some of the northern fells. Despite the strong winds they enjoyed 4 days of good walking and excellent weather. Below is a photographic record of their experiences.

 

DAY 1

Consulting map on bridge over the Glenderamackin

 

Blencathra from Souther Fell

 

Mousthwaite Comb

 

DAY 2

Starting from Lanthwaite Green

 

The A Team headed for Whiteside

 

The path up Gasgale Gill was eroded in a couple of places

 

At Coledale Hause

 

Whiteless Edge from Grasmoor

 

Whiteless Edge was extremely windy

 

Judith and June descend from Whiteless Edge

 

Rannerdale, Crummock and Loweswater

 

Bluebells in Rannerdale

 

Rannerdale

 

Setting off along Buttermere

 

DAY 3

The walk took us to Haystacks

 

Buttermere Fell and High Crag

 

Climbing away from Wanscale Bottom

 

Innominate Tarn

 

Pat, John, Sue, Betsy and Christine on Haystacks

 

High Crag and Buttermere from Haystacks

 

View of ascent route from Warnscale Bottom to Little Round How

 

Fleetwith Pike and our leader

 

The day's reward!

 

DAY 4

Pat enjoying the ascent of Barf

 

Viewing Skiddaw from Barf

 

Pat and Christine on Barf

 

Lord's Seat followed Barf

 

Causey Pike from Seat How

 

Barf from Thornthwaite

 

The curious Bishop of Barf

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