The weather was fantastic when we arrived in Lakeland and we left home early to make the most of the day.
Date: 8th January 2015 Distance: 9.13km (5.67 Miles) Parking: Small car park near church  
Start Location: Troutbeck Church Ascent (m/ft): 598m (1962ft) Weather:

Mostly Sunny

Time Started: 12:30 Highest Point: Wansfell(488m/1601ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 3 Hours 42 Minutes        
Route: Troutbeck - Nanny Lane - The Hundreds - Wansfell (488m/1601ft) - Wansfell Pike (482m/1581ft) - Nanny Lane - Troutbeck

Troutbeck Church at the start of the walk.

One of the many troughs around Troutbeck.

Sour Howes seen across the Troutbeck Valley.


Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke all peaking over the trees.


Sour Howes again from higher up. Almost at Nanny Lane here.

The very start of Nanny Lane is quite steep but the views really open up.

Plenty of sunshine to be had today!

The cairns clearly seen on the top of Ill Bell.
Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke.
Small section of Windermere seen from Nanny Lane. The round lump on the left is Gummers How.
The Ill Bell Ridge seen behind a smaller peak called Dod Hill. First time I have encountered it spelled with just one 'D' at the end - Normally its spelt Dodd.
Sallows and Sour Howes.
The beacon on Thornthwaite Crag sticking up.
Ill Bell behind Dod Hill. Dod Hill is 451m above sea level.
Wansfell summit cairn.
And here looking along the ridge (our route) to Wansfell Pike.
The opposite direction to Red Screes and Caudale Moor.
Red Screes and Kirkstone Pass.
Ambleside and Rydal Water. The fells at the back are Crinkle Crags and Bowfell.
The Fairfield group with sun on Fairfield itself, as well as Dove Crag.
Wansfell Pike summit.
Windermere from Wansfell Pike.

Sunrays on Blelham Tarn.
Evening sun on Red Screes.
And also on Caudale Moor. You can just see Angletarn Pikes on the far left above Kirkstone Pass Inn (well... one of the pikes).