Carrock Fell Circuit

DATE : 6th March 2005









The rocky eastern face of Carrock Fell from the Apronfull of Stones


Well on the ascent now with Stone Ends farm below


Near Carrock Fell summit with plenty of snow about


On Carrock Fell summit looking towards Knott & the next fells of the walk currently lost in the cloud


Close up of a white coated Skiddaw with Great Calva in front


View across the Caldew valley towards Bowscale Fell


Skiddaw & the Knott , highest of the Back 'o' Skiddaw fells which we'll be visiting later


The path leads up towards High Pike to the right


At the head of Drygill Beck with Carrock Fell at the back


Iron Crag , Great Scafell & the Knott from High Pike


Roughton Gill from Iron Crag


The upper course of Roughton Gill with the Knott to the left


High Pike , Great Lingy Hill & Carrock Fell from the Knott


View south to Great Calva


Drygill Head from the descent at Coombe Height with Grainsgill Beck below


Great Lingey Hill towering above


Bowscale Fell


Carrock Fell & the northern slopes of the Caldew valley


The magnificent Caldew valley from lower down Coombe Heights


The river Caldew skirts around the foot of Bowscale Fell


Close up of the Caldew valley floor


The junction of the river Caldew and Grainsgill Beck is a popular spot on a Sunday afternoon


At the junction looking up along Grainsgill Beck


View back on Coombe Heights at the head of the Caldew valley


Bowscale Fell towers above on the southern side of the Caldew valley


Close up of Coombe Height