Stainton Knott Circuit

DATE : 24th July 2005









Harter Fell & the Ulpha Fells from the start at the Birker Fell road


Stone Building by Devoke Water with Scafell in the background


Up on Stainton Pike looking back to Yoadcastle


To the south is Holehouse Tarn & Whitfell


View across to Hesk Fell from the descent down to Hole House


Ahead are the next 2 fells of the walk , Bigert & The Pike


On Bigert now looking across to The Pike


The Hole House welcoming party


And Bigert & Whitfell from the ascent of The Pike


The Duddon Valley with Caw & Stickle Pike on the opposite side


View south along Dunnerdale


And the northern view to the Coniston Fells


Close up of the Coniston Fells stuck in a patch of cloud


On the ascent of Hesk Fell with Hole House down below flanked by The Pike & Bigert


Hesk Fell summit cairn is rather modest


Tonights tent pitch near Hesk Fell summit


The setting suns rays are partially blocked by a patch of cloud


Turning the clouds in Wasdale a pink colour


The sun sets over towards Seascale


Red skys above Caw in the morning


Esk Pike is the only fell covered by the early morning cloud


The sun bursts through above the Coniston Fells


Yoadcastle on the descent back to the start


Further north is Whitfell enjoying some early morning sunshine


Devoke Water & surrounding fells


Dense clouds move in to turn a sunny morning into a dull one