Raven Crag & Great How

DATE : 16th May 2005









First sight of Raven Crag


On Raven Crag summit looking down on Thirlmere's dam and overflow


On the far side of Thirlmere are Raise , Whiteside & Helvellyn Lower Man


The southern view along the length of Thirlmere


Close of the pass of Dummail Raise flanked by Seat Sandal & Steel Fell


And to the west are Armboth Fell and in the distance Ullscarf


To the north is The Benn


The final fell of this walk is the heavily wooded Great How


On Castle Crag summit now looking along Shoulthwaite Gill


Raven Crag from The Benn


Great How again with the Dodds range in the background


Blencathra & Clough Head


Skiddaw & Blencathra with Great Calva in the background between the two


Thirlmere & Helvellyn from The Benn


Looking back on the almost hidden Castle Crag


Another Castle though this is Castle Rock sitting below Watson's Dodd


A view of Thirlmere as we cross the dam to get onto Great How


Raven Crag & Thirlmere's dam as we progress along the side of Great How


For all the bluebell fans out there , the southern half of Great How was plastered in them


One of the few restriced views from Great How Summit towards Raven Crag & The Benn


To the south of Great How's summit is this view of Thirlmere


Finaly the best view of Helvellyn Lower Man