Sunday, 21st October 2012

Walk: Latterbarrow to Far Sawrey
Start Point: Harrow Slack car park Grid Ref: SD 388 959
Distance: 8 miles Ascent: 1,700 feet
Weather: Sunny and mild
Comments: Walked along the lake shore and then up to Latterbarrow and down past the tarns to Far Sawrey. A beautiful day with superb views.

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Boots, breakfast and Betsy's briefing: a prompt start from Harrow Slack


Early mist on Windermere


A brisk warm-up for 20 walkers


Plenty of water underfoot in spite of the promising day


Convenient tree stumps for the morning break


Toadstools in a tree


Lake view - worth the climb . . .


and higher . . .


for lunch on top of Latterbarrow - and it's t-shirt weather!


20 walkers? Who's hiding?


Lots of evidence of forest management


Unidentified Wainwrights? No, felled trees


Descent to Wise Een Tarn


Afternoon tea anyone? That'll cheer you up


Autumn colours


Back to Windermere


Remains of an ancient slate boundary wall


Checking our location . . .


and back to Windermere . . .


where we started . . .


and it was such a beautiful day, everyone was out!

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