Sunshine and stunning views - a great little walk on Raven Crag.

 

Date: 7th June 2011
Start Location: Thirlmere Dam
Time Started: 15:35
Duration: 1 Hours 55 Minutes
Distance: 3.45km - 2.14 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 425m (1394ft)
Highest Point: Raven Crag (461m/1513ft)
Parking: Small Car Park At Thirlmere Dam
Weather: Mostly Sunny
Difficulty: Easy
Thirlmere Dam - Castle Crag - Raven Crag - Thirlmere Dam
 
Raven Crag from one of the forest tracks.
Helvellyn and Helvellyn Lower Man.
Castle Crag Fort.
The summit Castle Crag - the site of an ancient Iron Age fort.
The view towards Skiddaw from Castle Crag.
Raven Crag summit cairn.
Clough Head and Great Dodd.
A view straight down Thirlmere.
Fisher Crag - another great viewpoint for Thirlmere.
A panoramic shot of Thirlmere from Raven Crag. Click to see larger version (612kb).
A stunning view down Thirlmere today.
Skiddaw on the descent.