A 'longer than planned' walk up to Gowbarrow Fell with some lovely views at the memorial seat.


Date: 10th November 2009
Start Location: Park Brow
Time Started: 12:15
Duration: 2 Hours 45 Minutes
Distance: 7.6km - 4.72 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 615m (2017ft)
Highest Point: Gowbarrow Fell (481m/1578ft)
Parking: Park Brow Car Park
Weather: Cloudy - Base around 450m
Difficulty: Moderate
Park Brow Car Park - High Force - Gowbarrow Fell (89) (481m/1578ft) - Shooting Lodge - Gowbarrow Terrace - Aira Force - Park Brow Car Park
Aira Beck from the start of the walk.
High Force.
And again from the other side of the beck.
A view down to the southern tip of Ullswater.
And again from higher up.
One of the many little peaks on Gowbarrow Fell.
Disappearing into the cloud, which we would stay in for most of the walk.
Nearing the summit of Gowbarrow Fell.
The summit trig col.
Hallin Fell.
The remains of a shooting lodge.
Old steamer on Ullswater.
One of the becks running off Gowbarrow Fell near the Shooting Lodge.
Hallin Fell and Ullswater.
Hallin Fell with the Obelisk just visible.
Looking down to Aira Force.