21st December 2010

today's walk: Skiddaw


early morning light on Skiddaw from the River Derwent at Portinscale bridge


the Causey Pike to Sail ridge with Barrow in front


zooming in to Catbells and Hindscarth


looking west over Keswick from the bridleway beside Latrigg


the Hawell memorial looking west to the Coledale fells


looking south over Latrigg into the Vale of St John from the path up Jenkin Hill


Derwentwater from higher up the path


zooming in on High Rigg with the Helvellyn ridge beyond


looking over the Vale of Keswick to the Coledale fells


the path along the east side of Skiddaw Little Man


Longside Edge and the foot of Bassenthwaite Lake from Skiddaw south top


a glimpse of the head of Bass Lake from the same spot with Barf behind


approaching Skiddaw summit


the viewfinder at Skiddaw summit


360 degree panorama from Skiddaw - click on the image for a larger version


zooming over the Solway to Scotland with Criffel prominent


looking east to Blencathra and the Pennines


Derwentwater on the way down


Little Man from the north


zooming in to Coledale


the sky over Derwentwater from the site of Halfway House


back at the monument looking west


the path down beside Latrigg


zooming in on Hindscarth and Robinson