Wetherlam

Start point: Tilberthwaite car park (NY 306 010)

Tilberthwaite – Tilberthwaite Gill – Birk Fell Man on Birk Fell – Wetherlam Edge – Wetherlam Black Sails – Red Dell – Hole Rake – Tilberthwaite

Distance: 6 miles     Total Ascent: 880 metres     Time Taken: 3 hours

Weather: Clear at first, mist and drizzle later. 19oC.

Everywhere but Wetherlam seemed to be in cloud this morning when I set out; it was basking under a lovely blue sky, but that quickly changed during the ascent of Wetherlam Edge. I thought it would be an interesting addition to drop down to Red Dell following the Black Sails ridge but it proved to be a tough climb back up to Hole Rake and over to Tilberthwaite.

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