Friday 24th April 2009
Start point: Knipe Fold (SD 391
Black Fell from Knipe
Distance: 3.4 miles
Total Ascent: 215 metres
Time Taken: 1 hour 15 minutes
Weather: Mild but dull. 15oC.
It was really quite mild, still and warm
this morning though the sky was for the most part leaden with the sun
occasionally trying to shine through. The views were through general
haziness and Casper has found a return to puppydom with his latest sleek
The start of the walk.
Rat Fink leads the way to Iron Keld.
Signpost at the crossroads; we are following the Sunny
The remains of Iron Keld Plantation.
Black Crag, the summit of Black Fell directly ahead.
To the right is the south-east cairn.
'The Tongue' on Black Crag.
Windermere from Black Crag.
Champion the Wonder Dog.
Esthwaite Water across the south-eastern cairn.
Coniston Water and Tarn Hows.
Lingmoor Fell and the Langdale Pikes.
Windermere from above the trig. point.
Ambleside and the Far Eastern fells from Great Cobble,
Loughrigg Fell in the mid-distance.
The view to the north.
Windermere from the south east cairn.
Bluebells (and white Bluebells!) on the return. I
think Casper is wondering where I am.
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