Coast-to-Coast, 13th August 1993


Honister Tramway

Having left our B&B at Rosthwaite earlier this morning we've climbed to the top of Honister hause and are now ascending the old tramway up to the Brandreth plateau.
Brandreth Plateau above Ennerdale

Pillar is prominent in this view westwards.

Loft Beck head

We're walking west off the plateau into the head of Loft Beck, which falls rapidly to Black Sail and the head of Ennerdale.

Loft Beck

The stony path alongside Loft Beck. Kirk Fell lies opposite.

Loft Beck (2)

Don and Andrew are so far ahead I've lost sight of them. Continuing the descent of Loft Beck.

Foot of Loft Beck

At the foot of the beck we look back at the sugarloaf shape of Great Gable to the east.

Pillar from Black Sail

Looking westwards into upper Ennerdale.

This section of the coast-to-coast walk is continued in the Ennerdale section.

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