A long, sunny walk around Coledale.


Date: 13th September 2009
Start Location: Braithwaite
Time Started: 08:25
Duration: 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Distance: 17.4km - 10.8 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 1450m (4756ft)
Highest Point: Eel Crag (839m/2752ft)
Parking: Roadside at Braithwaite
Weather: Mostly Sunny
Difficulty: Difficult
Braithwaite - Kinn (374m/1227ft) - Sleet How - Grisedale Pike (77) (791m/2595ft) - Hobcarton Head (739m/2425ft) - Hopegill Head (78) (770m/2526ft) - Sand Hill (756m/2480ft) - Coledale Hause - Wandope (79) (772m/2533ft)Crag Hill (80) (839m/2753ft)Sail (81) (773m/2536ft)Scar Crags (82) (672m/2205ft) Causey Pike (83) (637m/2090ft) - Rowling End (433m/1421ft) - Braithwaite
Skiddaw from the start of the climb up to Kinn.
Bassenthwaite Lake and Binsey.
Skiddaw from slightly further along the path.
The Helvellyn Range and a hint of Derwent Water.
The path over Kinn and the summit of Grisedale Pike.
Grisedale Pike.
Causey Pike.
Eel Crag.
The wide path up to Grisedale Pike.
Thornthwaite Forest.
The view to the west coast from the summit of Grisedale Pike.
The Vale of Keswick.
Decending Grisedale Pike following the obvious path up to Hopegill Head.
Grisedale Pike.
Hobcarton Crag.
The view from Hopegill Head.
Enjoying the extensive view north.
The head of Crummock Water with Grasmoor to the left.
Eel Crag.
The summit of Wandope.
Following the rim of Wandope to head up to Eel Crag.
High Snockrigg.
Scar Crag on Eel Crag.
Blencathra from Eel Crag.
The Scafells.
The path down to Sail.
Scar Crags and Causey Pike from Sail.
Sail summit cairns.
Grisedale Pike across Coledale.
Causey Pike.
Force Crag Mine.
Skiddaw now free from the morning cloud.
Looking back to Scar Crags and Sail.
Derwent Water from Causey Pike.
Nice little scramble down from Causey Pike.
Derwent Water and Rowling End.
Causey Pike.
Cat Bells from the base of Rowling End.