A great scramble up Steel Edge to Wetherlam and decending via Wetherlam Edge.
 

 

Date: 21st August 2009
Start Location: Tilberthwaite
Time Started: 13:15
Duration: 3 Hours 45 Minutes
Distance: 7.31km - 4.54 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 769m (2522ft)
Highest Point: Wetherlam (762m/2500ft)
Parking: Car Park at high Tilberthwaite
Weather: Mostly Cloudy
Difficulty: Moderate

High Tilberthwaite - Tilberthwaite Gill - Steel Edge - Wetherlam (71) (762m/2500ft)  - Wetherlam Edge - Birk Fell - High Tilberthwaite

 
 
 
The Eastern Fells from the start of the climb.
Remains of some of the quarry workings.
Standing at the top of one of the quarries.
Steel Edge, our route of ascent.
Beautiful sunshine over Tilberthwaite.
The start of Steel Edge.
One of the many mine entrancesin this area.
Fairfield.
Crossing the beck to get to the start of Steel Edge.
Water flowing into one of the mines.
Looking into one of the caves.
Steel Edge.
Looking up to the top of the Edge.
Looking down the edge.
And again from further up.
A tarn at the top of the edge.
Coniston Old Man.
Coniston Water.
The Far Eastern Fells.
Fairfield and Helvellyn.
Coniston Water from Wetherlam.
The Scafells.
The Langdale Pikes.
The Langdale Pikes and Blea Tarn from the summit of Wetherlam.
Little Langdale Tarn just to the bottom left.
Coniston Old Man from the summit.
Decending Wetherlam Edge.
Wetherlam Edge and Birk Man.
Steel Edge.
Tilberthwaite.