26th January 2011

today's walk: Whinlatter Pass - Lord's Seat - Darling How

Keswick, Portinscale and the foot of Derwentwater from the forest road

track in Whinlatter Forest

cloud over Skiddaw with Dodd in front from higher up the track

looking over the lower slopes of Skiddaw to Millbeck and Applethwaite

Lord's Seat summit with Barf below, Dodd beyond and the slopes of Skidddaw in cloud behind

Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from the top of Lord's Seat

looking down the descent valley towards Lorton Vale with Graystones ahead

the path follows the clearing ahead through the forest

looking down the valley of Aiken Beck

the ford over Aiken Beck looking back up the valley

Lord's Seat from the forest road - unfortunately failed to snap the red squirrel in this tree

cloud cap and rainbow over Skiddaw from Noble Knott on the way home