Castle Crag via High Spy

DATE : 19th November 2005

Swinside & Skiddaw

Derwentwater from Skelgill Bank

The route ahead to Catbells

The Newlands Valley

Skiddaw & Blencathra from Catbells

Causey Pike & Ard Crags

From Catbells the ridge continues up to Maiden Moor

Derwentwater from Hause Gate

The Bleaberry Fell to High Seat ridge

Catbells & Skiddaw from the ascent of Maiden Moor

Hindscarth & Robinson

Newlands Valley & the Coledale Fells

Derwentwater & Grange from Blea Crags

Grange & Grange Crags with the Helvellyn / Dodds ridge in the background

Dalehead from the descent of High Spy

Heading down along Tongue Gill to Borrowdale

View up the descent route

Rosthwaite with Great Crag & Ullscarth in the background

Castle Crag

The route back beneath the steep slopes of Castle Crag

Close up of Rosthwaite with Stonethwaite & Eagle Crag in the background

Borrowdale from Castle Crag

To the north are Derwentwater & Skiddaw

View across Borrowdale to Kings How & Brund Fell

It's still quite frosty by the banks of the Derwent

Kings How , frost is still present on areas of ground shaded from the sun

View back along Borrowdale to Castle Crag

The sun sets before reaching the car back at Skelgill Bank