Friday 30th September 2011
The sudden heat wave meant we grabbed the opportunity for a late camping holiday and so after pitching the tent we headed to Sale Fell for a late afternoon stroll.
Start: Brumston Bridge (NY 1863 2936)
Route: Brumston Bridge - Sale Fell - Rivings - Lothwaite - Chapel Wood - Brumston Bridge
Distance: 3 miles Ascent: 239 metres Time Taken: 1 hour 50 minutes
Terrain: Clear paths.
Weather: Warm and sunny.
Pub visited: Middle Ruddings Hotel, Braithwaite Ale Drunk: Keswick Brewery, Thirst Quencher
Lord's Seat comes into view as we start the ascent of Sale Fell.
The first section of the ascent is short and steep.
Once it's done the rest of the ascent is a
Looking from Sale Fell's summit to Rivings and Lothwaite.
Rivings' summit cairn.
Looking back to Sale Fell.
We take the time to admire the view across to Skiddaw.
The route to Lothwaite is easy to follow.
Bassenthwaite comes into view as we reach Lothwaite.
This bench is the ideal spot for a quick snack as the light begins to fade.
A hazy view along Bassenthwaite towards the Dodds.
A final look at the Lord's Seat group of fells before we start our descent.
Following the path around the bottom of
We soon reach the site of the old Wythop Church
The remains of Wythop Church.
Ling Fell as we head back to the car.
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