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