Saturday, 26 September 2015

Latrigg

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Route: Gale Road, Latrigg, Mallen Dodd, Gale Road

Date: 26/09/2015
From: Gale Road

Parking: Gale Road
Start Point: Gale Road
Region: Northern Fells

Route length: 1.8 miles (2.8 km)
Time taken: 00:30
Average speed: 2.5 mph
Ascent: 96m
Descent: 104m

Wainwrights on this walk:
Latrigg (368m)

Other Summits: None

Other points of interest: None

Latrigg forms a perfect spot for a short, early evening stroll. Parking at the top of Gale Road gives you springboard on to the fell and a non-too onerous walk to the summit. The best of the view is from the memorial bench at the end of the ridge.
Latrigg's summit ridge
Sun streams over the Whinlatter Pass
Skiddaw catches the light
The North Western Fells
Panorama from Latrigg
Looking to Bassenthwaite
Looking over the Whinlatter Pass
Derwentwater and the North Western Fells
Derwentwater and the North Western Fells
The 'supermoon'