Wednesday, 2nd January 2008


Walk: White Moss car park, Loughrigg Fell, Loughrigg Tarn, Red Bank, weir, car park
Start Point: White Moss car park Grid Ref: NY 350 065
Distance:  5 miles Ascent:  1,500 feet
Weather: A dull and cold day, hazy in the distance
Accompanied by:

Marie, Andrea, Gill and Shep, led by me

Comments: A short stretch on Loughrigg Terrace before climbing the engineered path to the summit. A good route down to the tarn with a couple of steeper sections. A varied walk back with the opportunity to paddle in Grasmere - Shep was the only one to partake of the waters! A good half day's walk giving time for shopping in Ambleside afterwards.


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Looks like they have been renewing the bridges round here


Grasmere with Silver How behind


Grasmere again, with Helm Crag and Steel Fell, Dunmail Raise, and Seat Sandal on the right


Low Pike is just coming into view over Rydal Water


The mist is just clearing off Lingmoor Fell


Loughrigg Fell


Shep tries to give Marie his stick


How can Shep get his stick from there?


Heading down to Loughrigg Tarn


All smiles after a lunch break


Loughrigg Tarn


Shep - the star of the show


Across Grasmere to White Moss Common


Marie chooses a rock to pose on . . .


or perhaps 2 rocks would look better!


A swan comes to take the star spot


and enjoys a close-up shot


The weir where the waters in Grasmere head for Rydal Water

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