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
Time:      
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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