Wetherlam via Steel Edge 12.3.14 https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/ Wetherlam via Steel Edge 12.3.14 Starting at the quarry path from Tilberthwaite car park. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341593 190341593 Heading up. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341594 190341594 one of the old quarries https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341595 190341595 Hoping to get up onto the top. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341596 190341596 Looking back down over Tilberthwaite https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341597 190341597 Yes Bross all the way up there. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341598 190341598 come on then lets get on with it. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341599 190341599 First watering hole https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341600 190341600 Entrance to an old mine tunnel https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341602 190341602 looking inside the tunnel which was pitch black apart from when the camera flash was used. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341601 190341601 I will be returning to this spot on the return . https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341603 190341603 Starting approach to Steel Edge https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341604 190341604 A brief rest after first stage up steel Edge https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190341605 190341605 Onwards and upwards https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342377 190342377 After this section on grass the scrambling and use of hands are required over Lad Stones https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342378 190342378 I stopped at this spot for a Cocodamol fix. When I set off again and wanted to take my next photo I noticed my camera had gone. It had detached from my rucksack androled about 50 yards. I was lucky it stopped and lodged behind a rock. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342379 190342379 Having retrieved my camera I took this shot https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342380 190342380 A good scramble section https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342381 190342381 Time for a lunch break. Ideal for Bross to enjoy a splash. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342382 190342382 These guys were doing a 'recky' for a race in a week or two. Were they considering running through tarns I wondered.? https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342383 190342383 Approaching Wetherlam summit and looking back at Lad Stones https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342384 190342384 The summit of Wetherlam https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342385 190342385 Hard work today but well worth it. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342386 190342386 Looking towards Lingmoor Fell where I walked two days previously. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342387 190342387 Close up of Side Pike and Lingmoor Fell https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342388 190342388 Looking at my route off down Wetherlam Edge https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342389 190342389 Still some snow around https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342390 190342390 A good view of my route up Steel Edge and Lad Stones. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342391 190342391 Birk Fell Man ( A Birket ) Yes I did do it. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342392 190342392 Looking back at where I had been earlier from Birk Fell Man. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342393 190342393 Wetherlam Edge. Looks like an edge here but nothing like one to descend over. Hated it ! https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342394 190342394 Loosing the sun over Steel Edge https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342395 190342395 Holme Fell still in sunshine behind Yewdale Fells. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342396 190342396 Holme Fell beyond a quarry https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342397 190342397 Last of the sun. https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342398 190342398 Called in at Elterwater for Bross's clean cool down https://raybradshaw.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=190342399 190342399