Wetherlam via Black Sails

Date                   15/02/2004 

Walk done by:    Jed, Pam, Paul, Tony, Susan and Gill.

Weather:            Sunny to start with cloud moving in from midday. No rain 

Distance            7 miles  

Started at:         Sun Hotel, Coniston.

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Coppermines Valley from the path to the Miners Cottages 

Kennel Crag  

First Break - needed as it was very warm at this point


Looking back down the ascent route from the climb up Kennel Crag 


Red Dell from the ascent of Kennel Crag

Looking back down the valley

Another break at Erin Crag

And Coniston Water from the same spot.

Levers Water with The Old Man of Coniston (L) and Brim Fell (right of centre)

Near Black Sails Summit

Rescue helicopter flying above Greenburn Reservoir

Crinkle Crags (L) and Pike O Blisco (c) and The Langdale (R)

Blea Tarn

Coniston Water (l) and The Old Man (r)

Wetherlam Summit

Coniston Water from the descent along Lad Stones

Coniston Old Man from Lad Stones

The direct route up Coniston Old Man, from Lad Stones ridge

Group photo above Hole Rake

..and again

One of the engines from the Halifax bomber that crashed on Great Carrs outside the Coniston Museum

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