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