20th November 2010

today's walks: Great Burney + Hoad Hill

Moor House from the minor road below Great Burney

looking west to the Duddon Estuary and Black Combe from the slopes of Great Burney

Burney Tarn and Burney Farm from the slopes of Great Burney

looking up the south ridge of Great Burney

a glimpse of Coniston Water from Great Burney summit

Great Burney completes my ascent this year of the Cumbrian HuMPs - here looking north

zooming in north to the Scafells and the Coniston fells

a stonger zoom to the Scafells ..

.. and to Dow Crag and Coniston Old Man

360 degree panorama from Great Burney - click on the image for a larger version

heading down northwards to Little Burney

pool on the way to Burney Tarn - the hill behind is Cat Nest

Burney Tarn

zooming in over Burney Tarn towards Black Combe

Great Burney from the main road

I then made a quick ascent of Hoad Hill above Ulverston

looking south to Morecambe Bay from the top

looking down on Ulverston from Hoad Hill

the newly restored tower on Hoad Hill - a monument to Sir John Barrow

the railway bridge over the estuary

the Coniston fells from Hoad Hill

looking east with the shadow of the monument on the hillside below

Hoad Hill from my descent track