2nd January 2006

1st walk of the year - Walla Crag


Walk Overview
Time 11.05 to 13.35
Duration 2 hr 30 min
Distance 6.5 mile
Ascent 1296 ft
Walking with On my own
Keswick - Derwent Water - Ashness Bridge - Walla Crag - Rakefoot - Keswick
Fells visited
Directory places visited

Starting Point Information Centre
Car park, Keswick

There are so many car parks and so many roadside options in Keswick I've grouped them all together into one. To state the obvious, the car parks all charge and the roadside parking is rather a hit and miss affair.


Route Map

The landing stages on Derwent Water with Cat Bells behind. Causey Pike is the highest fell on the right of the picture.

The landing stages again this time with Keswick Launch in the picture.

From the path above Ashness Bridge looking over Derwent Water towards Bassenthwaite Lake.

Looking down to Ashness Bridge.

Sunshine on the route I took to Walla Crag.

Keswick and the Skiddaw fells (under cloud) taken from Walla Crag. Bassenthwaite Lake can be seen on the far left of the picture.

Again from Walla Crag, This time looking down onto Derwent Water.

Blencathra topped with cloud. Taken from the wall near Walla Crag summit.

Almost from the same place, looking across to Clough Head and the Dodds.

David Hall -
Lake District Walks