17th June 2012

this afternoon's walk: Carrock Fell

the start of the path from Apronful of Stones

zooming in on Great Mell Fell

looking back down the ascent path

looking east to the distant Pennines

looking down on Stone Ends Farm from the steep ascent path

view south from the top of the steep part

looking back down the steep valley of Further Gill Sike

sheepfold on the way up with the ridge of Bowscale Fell beyond

approaching the hill fort on top of Carrock Fell

view east from the wall of the fort

looking northeast from the eastern top of Carrock Fell

a bit of wall on the northern side of the fort ..

.. and a well preserved bit of wall on the southern side

Carrock Fell summit

looking back east from the summit

the grassy descent path

the final boggy bit of the path with the valley of Carrock Beck to the left

the minor road ford through Carrock Beck

Carrock Beck below the ford