1st walk: Mousethwaite Comb, Souther Fell, road through Hazelhurst and Low Southerfell and back to car
2nd walk: Direct climb to trig point then circumnavigated the hillside on the way back.
A short visit to Castlerigg Stone Circle on the way back.
Parking area at Scales
Lay-by near disused quarry
|Weather:||Dry and mild with a cool breeze at times|
First walk: A steep ascent on good terrain. The road walk back to the car was rather tedious.
Second walk: Another steep ascent but much shorter.
Castlerigg Stone Circle partly spoiled by people sitting on stones.
Zooming in on Striding Edge
First cairn on Souther Fell with Bannerdale Crags and Blencathra in the distance
Souther Fell summit . . .
Second walk to summit . . .
of Little Mell Fell
Descending from the summit Ullswater comes into view
Castlerigg Stone Circle