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