Latrigg

Cooler walk than yesterday, unfortunately the warm sunshine is replaced by cloudy, hazier conditions. The views to Derwent Water however are just as good and the layering of fells to the south is superb. This has to be the best view in the Lake District with minimal effort.

Start – Gale Road Car Park
Route – Gale Road Car Park – Latrigg summit – Gale Road Car Park
Distance – 1 mile     Start time – 11.30am     Time taken – 1hr    Highest Point – Latrigg 368m
Weather – Cloudy, hazy and a little cool
Latrigg map

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Off up the graded path to the summit

Off up the graded path to the summit

Views to the North Western Fells with a peek of Derwent Water

Views to the North Western Fells with a peek of Derwent Water

Derwent Water and too many fells to count.

Derwent Water and too many fells to count.

Darkening Skiddaw rising behind

Darkening Skiddaw rising behind

Another look at that cracking view

Another look at that cracking view

Me and the boys on Latrigg

Me and the boys on Latrigg

Hazy Helvellyn beyond the dark looking Central Fells

Hazy Helvellyn beyond the dark looking Central Fells