A walk up to Barrow that turned out longer than planned but worth every step!


Date: 7th October 2013 Ascent (m/ft): 516m (1693ft)
  Start Location: Braithwaite Highest Point: Barrow (455m/1493ft)
  Time Started: 14:40 Parking: Roadside on Whinlatter Road
  Duration: 2 Hours 16 Minutes Weather: Mostly Cloudy

9.18km (5.7 Miles)

Difficulty: Easy
Braithwaite - Little Braithwaite - Newlands Beck - Uzzicar - Stonycroft Gill - Barrow Door - Barrow (455m/1493ft) - Braithwaite
Clough Head and Great Dodd from the Newlands Pass road.
Skiddaw just skimming the clouds.
The new bridge over Newlands Beck.

Catbells and Maiden Moor - I was up there yesterday!

The Newlands Valley and Newlands Beck.
Dale Head with the cairn just visible on the top. The view from that cairn is amazing!
An old bridge over Newlands Beck.
Now on my way up Stonycroft Gill and there is a great view back to Blencathra and Clough Head.
Ghyll Scramblers in Stonycroft with Causey Pike high above.
My path to the summit of Barrow.
The vale of Keswick from Barrow. Thats Derwent Water and the little fell in the far distance is Great Mell Fell.
Skiddaw from the summit and Bassenthwaite Lake to the left.
Derwent Water and Catbells.
A last photo of Bassenthwaite Lake and Braithwaite. The fell on the left is Barf and in the background is Binsey.