Sunday, 24th March 2019

Walk: Elterwater to Catherdal Cave and return via Watson Place or Fell Foot Bridge
Start Point: Elterwater N T car park Grid Reference: NY 329 647 
Distance: 7 & 9 miles Ascent: 900 & 1,300 feet
Time: 5 & 6 hours
Weather: Mainly dry

A group of 18 left Elterwater for Skelwith Bridge. Following the Cumbria Way to Colwich Force water fall and Cathedral Quarries, where John took 12 people through the tunnel into the quarries. The whole group re-assembled for lunch near Slater Bridge. Betsy then took a group of 6 via Wilson Place back to Elterwater and a cafe. John went on to Fell Foot Bridge then took a path along the base of Lingmoor Fell then through Elterwater quarries for Elterwater.

The group leaving Elterwater

Looking across Elter Water to the Langdale Peaks

Following the Cumbria Way

Descending on the Cumbria Way

Colwith Force

Looking down into Cathedral Cave

Langdale Peaks from Little Langdale

A sting in the tale

Little Langdale Tarn with Betsy Crag and Wetherlam (in cloud) in the distance

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