27th March 2011

today's walk: Lanthwaite Green - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Grisedale Pike - Portinscale


Mellbreak from the starting point at Lanthwaite Green


Whiteside and the intermediate top of Whin Ben from Lanthwaite Green


looking down Gasgale Gill just after crossing it


looking over Lorton Vale to Low Fell from thepath up Whin Ben


Mellbreak and Crummock Water from the path


looking down over Whin Ben from the path onto Whiteside


Gasgale Gill from the path onto Whiteside


the ridge to Hopegill Head from Whiteside


mist swirling in over Whiteside from the ridge to Hopegill Head


looking to Hopegill Head from the ridge ..


.. and again from further along the ridge


looking back along the ridge to Whiteside


looking north along the Hope Gill valley from the ridge


Grisedale Pike from the descent off Hopegill Head


looking back to Hopegill Head from the slopes of Grisedale Pike


Grisedale Pike from its west top


Barrow, Outerside and Causey Pike from the west top of Grisedale Pike


Coledale from the west top of Grisedale Pike


a hazy view over the Vale of Keswick to Blencathra


Sail and Crag Hill from the slopes of Grisedale Pike


Skiddaw from the top of Grisedale Pike


descending the east ridge of Grisedale Pike


descending to sunny Kinn with the Vale of Keswick ahead


the Helvellyn ridge in the distance and Barrow in the foreground


Skiddaw from the top of Kinn


Skiddaw from the descent path


Binsey and Bassenthwaite Lake from the ridge


in Braithwaite village


catkins with Skiddaw Little Man behind


Grisedale Pike from Portinscale


the Coledale fells from Portinscale