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