Megtekintve 98 alkalommal, letöltve 6 alkalommal
közel Seathwaite, England (United Kingdom)
Park at Seathwaite, where space can be at a premium on busy days even in winter. Walk south through the farmyard and bear left after the last building on the left to pick up the well-trodden path to Strands Bridge. The path initially passes through fields before following the intake wall to join a track leading to Thorneywaite Farm. Before reaching the farm, the path bears right across fields to join the farm access road. Continue along this towards Strands Bridge. Where the access road bears left continue ahead on a clear path which swings south and starts to climb.
Stay on the path taking care to bear right where the path forks. The path is interesting with developing views. Just before reaching the cairn on Thornythwaite Fell you get you first view of Glaramara's summit. A short detour at this point offers a good view of nearby Raven Crag. Continue climbing on the clear path finally reaching the summit of Glaramara after negotiating a rocky step. One other short diversion during the climb onto Glaramara is to climb across to the cairn on Combe Head from where there is a dramatic view into the Combe.
Leave the summit in a south south westerly direction passing a small tarn on your left, the second of Glaramara's summit to your right and a third top on your left. The path then meanders along the ridge with great views to keep you entertained. The path passes close to Lincomb Tarns and beautiful High House Tarn which is a perfect spot for a picnic. Continue along the ridge rising gradually to reach the cairns on top of Allen Crags. Again, you have a wonderful view to enjoy with the massive crags on the northeast face of Great End particularly notable.
Descend more steeply from Allen Crags down towards Esk Hause on a clear path. Once down, at the first path junction, turn right descending steadily alongside Ruddy Gill. After just over 600 metres turn right and descend more steeply down a ravine soon reaching a footbridge across Grains Gill. Continue north to Stockley Bridge. Turn right over the bridge and follow the wide path back down to Seathwaite and some well-earned refreshments.