Start point: Patterdale (NY 394 160)
Patterdale – Thornhow End – Black Crag – Birks – Trough Head – Arnison Crag – Patterdale Hotel – Patterdale
Distance: 3.7 miles Total Ascent: 515 metres Time Taken: 1 hour 30 minutes Start Time: 10.30
Weather: Changeable but dry. 7ºC
The weather turned out to be one of the poorer days in the middle of a stunning week this week…but you have to take your opportunities when you can so that’s what we did when we had a short walk up to two of the smaller fells at the head of Ullswater.
Birks Route Map