UK FIELD STUDY COURSE 2007
- May 21, 2007
May 21 (Free Day) -
A hardy group came, on a rare fine day, to climb Grange Fell (1363 ft; 415 m) and to explore some of the local geographical features.
May 21 - Resting, part way up.
May 21 - Nearing the first summit: King’s How (a How or Howe is a prominent summit; “King’s” because Grange Fell was bought by public subscription in memory of King Edward VII).
May 21 - The view from King’s How. Derwentwater with Skiddaw (3054 ft; 931 m – the fourth-highest mountain in England) in the background. Keswick is visible between the lake and Skiddaw.
May 21 - Near the summit of Brund Fell; the highest part of Grange Fell.
May 21 - Descending to the little hamlet of Watendlath (setting for Hugh Walpole’s “Rogue Herries”series).
May 21 - Watendlath packhorse bridge.
May 21 - The Bowder Stone; a huge glacial erratic carried from Scotland in the last Ice Age. It is 30 ft (9 m) high and weighs about 2000 tonnes.
May 21 - Last stop: Moss Force in the Newlands Valley.
~ Next Day ~