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Old Dungeon Ghyll to Ambleside, The Lakes

7th October 2013

10-mile walk with 1,500 feet of ascent taking around 6 hours
 
  Garmin GPS Data  
  Distance 10.25 miles  
  Time Elapsed 6 hours 6 minutes  
  Time Moving 3 hours 59 minutes  
  Elevation Gain 1,510 feet  
  Elevation Loss 1,520 feet  
  Minimum Elevation 157 feet  
  Maximum Elevation 1,119 feet  
 

 

 

We took the 516 bus from Ambleside, departing 09-30 hrs and arrived at the Old Dungeon Ghyll at 10 a.m. After a leisurely walk down Great Langdale we stopped at Skelwith Bridge for lunch beside the waterfalls. Sue took the bus back to Ambleside from Skelwith Bridge, leaving the mountain goats to go back via Loughrigg Fell.

 

Arriving at the Old Dungeon Ghyll

Tony, Tony, Jim, Lesley, Jane, Sue, Pam & Glenn

 

 

Looking towards The Band

Looking down Great Langdale

 

 

 

 

 

Looking back towards The Langdales

The waterfalls at Skelwith Bridge

Looking across to Loughrigg Fell

Looking back to The Langdales over Loughrigg Tarn

 

View over Loughrigg towards Windermere

Atop Loughrigg Fell