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Wetherlam Revisited

Wetherlam Revisited

With with web of paths and tracks crossing Cumbria there is always more than one way of going up a hill.  August 2012 was the last time I went up Wetherlam by a circuitous route over Blake Rigg.

Despite being ‘high summer’, the mist came down over Blake Rigg blanking out the northern fells.

 

 

This time we went straight up the Gill from Tilberthwaite,

Tilberthwaite

the weather keeping its distance until well on the way back.

Steel Edge

Steel Edge route to Weitherlam

Langdale valley and its peaks provided a dramatic

PikeOBlisco

Pike of Blisco

back ground

Little Langdale Tarn

Back along the ridge and Little Langdale Tarn

 

to the final easy scramble to the top.

 

scramble

Much more inviting by able to see further than the next hand hold.

swirlhowe

Prison Band,Swirl How, Great Carrs

 

Coniston Old Man

Coniston Old Man

The route

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