27th April 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Dale Bottom - Shoulthwaite Gill - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - Walla Crag - Keswick


looking over the main road from the path above the A591


heading into the valley of Shoulthwaite Gill


looking back down the valley


a few steep bits ..


.. crossing Mere Gill


looking up at Castle Crag hill fort


another look down the Shoulthwaite Gill valley


on the trackless hillside to High Seat with the Dodds behind


Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw and Bleaberry Fell appear as we approach the ridge


approaching High Seat summit with Clough Head behind


High Seat summit looking east to the Dodds


a glimpse of Thirlmere from High Seat


luxury lunch spot below High Seat summit


the view south from the lunch spot


zooming in on Scafell Pike, Lingmell, Great Gable and the Seathwaite Valley


heading from High Seat to Bleaberry Fell


looking back to High Seat from a tarn on the ridge


Clough Head from near the top of Bleaberry Fell


Bass Lake, the foot of Derwentwater and Criffel in Scotland from Bleaberry Fell


descending from Bleaberry Fell looking east ..


descending from Bleaberry Fell looking north


descending from Bleaberry Fell looking west


looking south on the ascent of Walla Crag


Bleaberry Fell from the ascent of Walla Crag


Derwentwater and Bass Lake from Walla Crag


Skiddaw and Keswick from Walla Crag


looking west over Derwentwater from the top of Walla Crag


Blencathra from the top of Walla Crag


looking south from the top of Walla Crag


tea and cakes in Keswick - many thanks Val and John