Whin Rigg and Illgill Head 1.10. 2012 https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/ Whin Rigg and Illgill Head 1.10. 2012 Start of walk at Porterthwaite takes in a forest trail up through Miterdale Forest onto the ridge between Irton Pike and Whin Fell. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879917 166879917 Ron and Bross pose at first footbridge. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879918 166879918 Path through the forest https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879919 166879919 Near the top and trees have been harvested. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879920 166879920 Ron taking up the rear. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879921 166879921 Looking over towards Harter fell (Eskdale ) https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879922 166879922 A look across to Irton Pike Summit https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879923 166879923 Buckbarrow and Seattallan in the distance. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879924 166879924 I will get it through !!!!! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879925 166879925 Told you. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879926 166879926 Whin Fell ahead https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879927 166879927 Looking across a gully towards Buckbarrow https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879929 166879929 Whin Fell summit https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879931 166879931 Ron on summit https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879932 166879932 first view of Wast Water. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879933 166879933 Illgill Head with choice of paths. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879934 166879934 To help with Rons fear of heights of course I chose the paths along the edge of the scree tops. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879935 166879935 Not the broad centre path Ron ! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879936 166879936 getting closer ! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879937 166879937 very close to the edge at this point. Ron was hiding behind me somewhere ! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879938 166879938 Great Views......magnificent screes. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879940 166879940 https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879942 166879942 Looking back to where we had been standing. Ron's knees when weak again ! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879943 166879943 Illgill Head Summit https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879944 166879944 Ron on Illgill Head https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879945 166879945 Kirk Fell centre where we were a couple of days before. Lingmell far right which I plan to walk 3.10.12 as wellas Scafell and Slight Side. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879946 166879946 Shelter on Illgill Head and summit beyond. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879947 166879947 Still got that stick https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879948 166879948 Yewbarrow centre https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879951 166879951 Lingmell, Scafell and Slight Side all visible now. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879952 166879952 Burnmoor Tarn https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879953 166879953 Just a brief rest. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879954 166879954 Not a rescue chopper thank goodness. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879955 166879955 Harter Fell and Green Crag in distance https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879956 166879956 Ron puts his foot in it........literally. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879957 166879957 Heading down Miterdale https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879958 166879958 A look back to Burnmoor Tarn https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879959 166879959 The car is about a mile beyond that copse of trees . Our route should take us above those trees and down through Foresty land. However, we had to tuen back and find another route due to foresty work https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879960 166879960 This is the problem we encounted but this map was not available until after we got around it. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166879961 166879961 Bross gets his post walk swim https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=166881779 166881779