Causey Pike & Crag Hill

DATE : 9th September 2004

View back on Stoneycroft at the start of the ascent of Rowling End

Traffic conjestion on Stoneycroft Bridge

On Rowling End looking along the path to Causey Pike

Newlands valley and l-r the fells of Dale Head , Hindscarth & Robinson

Barrow sits below with Skiddaw & Blencathra providing the backdrop

Further to the right is Derwentwater

On Causey Pike looking along the path to Scar Crags & Sail

View along Rigg Beck with Catbells , High Seat & Helvellyn at the back

Sail from Scar Crags

Looking back on the route of ascent from Sail

Crag Hill & Eel Crags await

On the other side of the Coledale valley is Grisedale Pike

View down into Coledale from Crag Hill

Hopegill Head & Grisedale Pike from Eel Crags

Further to the west is Whiteside

Knott Rigg & Robinson with the higher Lakeland fells rising at the back

The return route back along Sail & Scar Crags then turning left to Outerside visible on the far left

Force Crag & Force Crag mine

Crag Hill & Force Crag from Outerside

View down Stoneycroft Ghyll flanked by Barrow ( left ) & Rowling End ( right )

Stile End , Outerside & Grisedale Pike from Barrow

Derwentwater & Keswick

Well on the descent of Barrow now , the return route turns sharp right & passes above the treeline

Braithwaite at the foot of Barrow