24th December 2010

today's walk: Rosthwaite - Watendlath - High Tove - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - Walla Crag - Keswick


icy fields looking back into Borrowdale as I climb on the bridleway above Rosthwaite


looking over Borrowdale from the bridleway


very icy on the path but fortunately it is all avoidable


looking over Borrowdale and High Doat to the Seathwaite fells


zooming in on Rosthwaite


more ice as I climb into the sun at the highest point of the path to Watendlath


descending to Watendlath


looking south along the shore of Watendlath Tarn


more ice and the path to High Tove winding up the hillside ahead


looking down on Watendlath from the path to High Tove


Watendlath Tarn completely frozen


High Tove summit looking east to Helvellyn


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


the icy ridge north to High Seat


High Seat summit looking east to the Helvellyn ridge ..


.. and west towards the Coledale fells


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


zooming in north to Bassenthwaite Lake and over the Solway into Scotland


zooming in southwards to the Seathwaite Valley ..


.. and eastwards to Helvellyn with Catstycam peeping over the ridge


zoomed in panorama southwards


frozen tarn on the ridge to Bleaberry Fell


Clough Head, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd from the ridge to Bleaberry Fell


Bleaberry Fell summit looking east to the Helvellyn ridge


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


looking north from the north ridge of Bleaberry Fell


zooming in over Walla Crag to Skiddaw


the head of Derwentwater from the descent of Bleaberry Fell


looking back at Bleaberry Fell from the path to Walla Crag


looking west over frozen Derwentwater from Walla Crag summit


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


zooming in on Calf Close Bay


looking norh to Bass Lake with Criffel in the distance


Blencathra from the descent path from Walla Crag


Christmas lights in Keswick Market Square