A short walk up to Walla Crag from Rakefoot.
Date: 17th October 2015 Distance: 2.91km (1.81 Miles) Parking: Layby at Rakefoot
Start Location: Rakefoot Ascent (m/ft): 208m (682ft) Weather:

Cloudy, 13°C

Time Started: 11:48 Highest Point: Walla Crag (379m/1243ft) Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 Hour 12 Minutes    
Route: Rakefoot - Walla Crag (379m/1243ft) - Rakefoot

Heading up along Brockle Beck from Rakefoot. The views open up almost straight away with a fantastic view of Skiddaw.

Blencathra over the autumn coloured trees.

Pike on the other side of Brockle Beck.


Spectacular view from near the top of Walla Crag.


Catbells on the other side of Derwent Water.

The steep wooded slopes of Walla Crag infront of Blencathra.

Skiddaw and the Vale of Keswick.

Bleaberry Fell and the new 'fix the fells' path on the right.
The summit cairn on Walla Crag.
Beautiful views down to Derwent Water.
From the summit there are views to the south of mountains like Bowfell, Glaramara, Great End and Scafell Pike. The fell in the foreground is Grange Fell and Kings How.
The worn summit of Walla Crag.
A panorama from near the summit of Walla Crag. Click to see larger version.
Calfhow Pike skimming the clouds several miles behind the summit cairn.
Great Gable with Lingmell to the left and just infront of that is Base Brown.
Bowfell and Glaramara.
Robinson, Red Pike and Starling Dodd behind the summit of Catbells. Lots of people up there today.
The cloud starting to drop on Skiddaw.
Castle Crag in Borrowdale and high surrounding fells.
Blencathra.