|Walk:||A meander around the undulating Blawith Fells, including Blawith Knott|
|Start Point:||Lay-by on A5084 near Fairholme Green||Grid Ref:||SD 287 900|
|Distance:||10 miles||Ascent:||1,750 feet|
|Weather:||Mainly dry with some sun|
5 member of the group + 1 visitor, led by John L
|Comments:||This area is covered with a maze of paths but John took us on a circular tour visiting Blawith Knott and Beacon Tarn. In the more sheltered areas it was quite mild but when exposed there was a cold wind.|
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I'll take the high seat, you take the low seat
The right of way is obstructed by a securely fastened gate
Come inside where it's warm!
A case of the disappearing water - down a sink hole
The men check the route at Giants Grave . . .
and decide to head up . . .
Blawith Knott . . .
stopping for lunch just below . . .
After playing the 'Name the Fell' game . . .
it is time to move on
An unnamed tarn sports a covering of ice
which attracts some attention
Heading towards Wool Knott . . .
to reach Beacon Tarn . . .
where Rob and Ray wait . . .
for the rest of the group . . .
and Phil checks out the thickness of the ice . . .
and eventually decides . . .
that a retreat is the best course of action
Beacon gives fine views over Coniston Water . . .
and snow-covered summits . . .
and even a rainbow
Descending towards Coniston Water