Saturday, 9th June 2018

Walk: High Row, Old Coach Road, Clough Head, Great Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Hart Side, Birkett Fell
Start Point: Dockray Bridge Grid Reference: NY 393 215 
Distance: 13 miles Ascent: 2,900 feet
Time: 6.5 hours
Weather: Some sunny spells but intermittent heavy showers and rumbling thunder
Comments: Very changeable weather meant that the camera was in and out of the bag and it was on and off with the waterproofs. None of the downpours lasted too long so didn't detract too much from the enjoyment of the walk.

The distinctive shape of Great Mell Fell from the Old Coach Road . . .

and looking towards White Pike

A sultry-looking Blencathra

Clough Head from Great Dodd with Skiddaw and Blencathra on the horizon

The Helvellyn range from the shelter on Great Dodd

After a heavy shower low cloud . . .

hovers in the Glenridding Valley

The top end of Ullswater from Hart Crag, as it is named on some maps . . .

but on other maps it is named as . . .

Birkett Fell

The southern end of Ullswater . . .

and zooming in to the tree line

The northern end of Ullswater from further along the path . . .

and looking back again to the southern end

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