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