A windy walk up to Whinlatter from Lorton Vale.

 

Date: 7th May 2011
Start Location: Spout Force Car Park
Time Started: 10:10
Duration: 2 Hours 20 Minutes
Distance: 6.73km - 4.18 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 356m (1168ft)
Highest Point: Whinlatter Top (525m/1722ft)
Parking: Spout Force Car Park
Weather: Cloudy - Windy
Difficulty: Moderate
Spout Force Car Park - Aiken Plantation - Whinlatter (143) - Brown How - Whinlatter Top - Spout Force Car Park
 
Following the track from the car park in the direction of Broom Fell.
Graystones.
Still on the track, It was here somewhere that we turned right and followed the wall up onto the fell.
Lords Seat across the valley.
The lower (Wainwright) summit of Whinlatter with Grisedale Pike and Hopegill Head behind.
A grand view of Grisedale Pike, Hopegill Head and Ladyside Pike from Whinlatter.
Last photo of the true summit of Whinlatter before decending the nearby wall - which was very steep towards the end!