Friday, 12 June 2015

Walla Crag

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Route: Castlerigg, Rakefoot, Brockle Beck, Walla Crag, Brockle Beck, Castlerigg

Date: 26/05/2015
From: Castlerigg

Parking: Castlerigg Campsite
Start Point: Castlerigg Campsite
Region: Central Fells

Route length: 2.2 miles (3.5 km)
Time taken: 00:56
Average speed: 2.4 mph
Ascent: 191m
Descent: 202m

Wainwrights on this walk:
Walla Crag (379m)

Other Summits: None

Other points of interest: None

From the Castlerigg campsite, Walla Crag is a mere half hours walk, straight from the tent following the road to Rakefoot and along the drystone wall to the summit. It's a small outcrop with fine views; here are a few photos from an evening sojourn.
Walla Crag in the early evening
Clouds over the Northern Fells
Keswick and Skiddaw
The Vale of Keswick
Path leading to the summit
Walla Crag's summit cairn
Panorama from Walla Crag
Keswick by night