Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Category: Caldbeck Fells

  • Mosedale


    A neighbouring valley to yesterday’s post but far more significant, it’s watercourse, the River Caldrew, having a watershed covering perhaps half the Northern Fells. On the right Carrock Fell with its steep southern flank. A calmer day than yesterday but the high tops covered in cloud. Open Space Web-Map builder Code

  • Carrock Beck

    Carrock Beck

    In the Northern Fells with Carrock Fell on the right. 649 metres high with a outcrop of gabbro, the only place in the Lake District where this igneous rock is found.

  • Caldbeck Fells

    Caldbeck Fells

    Bright glorious sunshine this morning and then the sun disappeared, never seen again. Winds and rain soon followed.

  • Carrock Fell

    Carrock Fell

    The Northern Fells of the Lake District are composed mainly of Skiddaw Slates but one exception is Carrock Fell where the bedrock is a hard and ¬†grainy igneous rock called gabbro. I have encountered gabbro before. Just a few days ago on Mull whilst walking through the extinct volcano there. But at¬†between 23 and 66…