Loughrigg Fell - Route One

 

Start - White Moss NY 348 095 Distance - 1.3 miles Ascent - 945 feet Time - 55 minutes


 White Moss car park 
At the south-west corner of the car park an information board gives details of the various woodland walks and viewpoints
Loughrigg Fell from the picnic area beside the River Rothay
The footbridge over the River Rothay
Over the bridge a path heads straight on though the wood
In springtime there are lots of bluebells in flower beside the path
After a few hundred yards the path reaches a narrow gate in the wall above the wood
A right turn from the gate leads up to the start of the Loughrigg Terrace path
Loughrigg Terrace
Looking back to Rydal Water from the start of Loughrigg Terrace
Silver How from the start of Loughrigg Terrace
Nab Scar from the start of Loughrigg Terrace
Grasmere and Silver How from Loughrigg Terrace
Looking back from the mid-way point of Loughrigg Terrace
Grasmere from the mid-way point on Loughrigg Terrace
Looking back from the end of Loughrigg Terrace
Near the end of Loughrigg Terrace an eroded "short-cut" path leads up the slope.  It's better to ignore it and use the main path which starts by the wall at the end of the terrace
Grasmere from the end of Loughrigg Terrace
 The start of the stone pitched path to the summit from the end of Loughrigg Terrace
Silver How from the path above Loughrigg Terrace
Grasmere with Seat Sandal and Great Rigg from the path above Loughrigg Terrace
Looking down the lower section of the path above Loughrigg Terrace
Looking across to Nab Scar with Red Screes on the right
Higher on the path the Langdale Pikes and Sergeant Man appear over Silver How
Looking across to the Coniston Fells
The initial steep section of the path eases at a level shoulder before climbing the upper slopes to the Grasmere Cairn
Looking back to the summits of Pike o' Blisco and Crinkle Crags above Lingmoor Fell with Bowfell in the centre and the Langdale Pikes on the right
Looking across to High Pike and Low Pike in the centre with Nab Scar on the left and Red Screes on the right
The Coniston Fells across Little Langdale
Red Screes from the climb to the Grasmere cairn
The Vale of Grasmere from the Grasmere cairn
Seat Sandal, Great Rigg, Fairfield and Heron Pike
Bowfell, the Langdale Pikes and Sergeant Man
High Pike, Low Pike and Red Screes
Ill Bell, Yoke and Wansfell
The summit of Loughrigg Fell from the Grasmere cairn
The Coniston fells from the path to the summit
Looking to Lingmoor Fell backed by Pike o' Blisco and Crinkle Crags
The summit of Loughrigg Fell
Pavey Ark, Sergeant Man and Ullscarf from the summit of Loughrigg Fell
Grasmere village from the summit of Loughrigg Fell
Seat Sandal, Dollywaggon Pike, Fairfield, Heron Pike and Hart Crag form the horizon
High Pike, Low Pike, and Red Screes
Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke and Wansfell
Windermere
Black Fell and Holme Fell
Looking over Elterwater to the Coniston fells
Great Langdale from the summit of Loughrigg Fell

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