29th January 2011

today's walk: Steel Fell - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Crag


Steel Fell from Town Head


1688 cottage at Town Head with Helm Crag behind


looking back to Town Head


the ridge of Steel Fell from its foot


looking back down into Grasmere Vale


the lower part of the ridge with Helm Crag behind


the upper part of the ridge from the top of the first rock step


Steel Fell summit cairn


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


Thirlmere with Blencathra beyond from Steel Fell


many ridges culminating in the Coniston fells ..


.. and more ridges looking south into the sun


poser on the way to Calf Crag with Helm Crag and Gibson Knott behind


the Helvellyn ridge from the tarn on the beautifully frozen way to Calf Crag


Calf Crag summit looking west to another tarn


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


Gibson Knott and Helm Crag from my lunch spot on Rough Crag


Gibson Knott west top (Wainwright's summit) looking east along the ridge


Gibson Knott east top looking back along the ridge


360 degree panorama from Gibson Knott (east top) - click on the image for a larger version


Steel Fell from Gibson Knott


the ridge onwards to Helm Crag


the true summit of Helm Crag looking to Steel Fell


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


Seat Sandal from Helm Crag with wisps of cloud on Helvellyn behind


looking south to the lion and a glimpse of Grasmere


looking back along the ridge from the lion's head


Grasmere from the lion's head


fields in the Vale of Grasmere


Far Easedale from the descent path