19th January 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Sale Fell

setting off through Wythop Woods above Bassenthwaite Lake

looking up Bass Lake from the forest road

looking over Bass Lake and the A66 to Binsey

in the forest

Wythop Hall Farm from Wythop Woods

a shooting target deer in the woods

the lovely path through Wythop Woods

looking back along the path

today's C party glimpsed on the ridge of Sale Fell

windblown trees on the approach to Sale Fell

climbing above the Wythop Valley onto the east end of Sale Fell

Dodd and Bass Lake from the climb onto Lowthwaite at the east end of the Sale Fell ridge

Skiddaw over Bass Lake from Lowthwaite

Skiddaw and Lowthwaite from the slopes of Sale Fell

Lord's Seat from the slopes of Sale Fell

the west ridge of Sale Fell with Ling Fell beyond

the lovely path down into the Wythop Valley

a pause at the ruins of Wythop old church

Skiddaw from Wythop Valley

in Wythop Valley at the point where we cross our outward route

the descent track heading to Beck Wythop