9th January 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Swirls - Great How - Keswick

looking over the A591 to Thirlmere and Fisher Crag from the bus stop at Swirls

on the new cycle track above Thirlmere with Raven Crag at top left

Great How ahead from the track

looking back along the track with Browncove Crags in the distance

looking up Thirlmere from the path up Great How

looking down the last steep ascent to Great How

the north top of Great How from near the top of the higher south top

Raven Crag and Thirlmere dam from the top of Great How

Great How summit looking south over Thirlmere

looking south over Thirlmere from the top of Great How

the path descending towards Thirlmere dam

Thirlmere dam from the path

Raven Crag from Thirlmere dam

Great How from Thirlmere dam

on the road north from the dam

Castle Crag with Watson's Dodd behind from the road

Goat Crag and Dodd Crag from the road below High Rigg

cloud clearing over Blencathra

Clough Head from the path to Rakefoot

looking towards Helvellyn from the same path ..

.. and to Calfhow Pike, Great Dodd and Watson's Dodd

another shot towards cloud covered Helvellyn

the western fells from the path as it reaches the top of this small ridge

a last look east from the top of the path

ice on Derwentwater from the path down to Springs Farm