9th May 2011

today's walk: Rannerdale Knotts and the bluebells


Crummock Water looking to Low Fell from the foot of Rannerdale Knotts


Fleetwith Pike, Haystacks and Buttermere from the path onto Rannerdale Knotts


Crummock Water and Low Fell from the steep part of the path onto Rannerdale Knotts


looking up Rannerdale with Robinson and High Snockrigg beyond


looking down on the Rannerdale bluebells from the north end of Rannerdale Knotts


Whiteless Pike from the same spot


Crummock Water, Loweswater and Low Fell from the same spot


zooming in on Loweswater, Darling Fell and Low Fell


the ridge of Rannerdale Knotts from this northern end


Buttermere and the head of Crummock Water from near the top of Rannerdale Knotts


the summit cairn of Rannerdale Knotts looking to High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike


Whiteless Pike and Gasgale Gill from the top of Rannerdale Knotts


Buttermere and fells beyond from the ridge of Rannerdale Knotts


zooming in on the Gables, Haystacks, Kirk Fell and High Crag


the head of Crummock Water from the ridge


the ridge of Rannerdale Knotts with Robinson and High Snockrigg ahead


zooming in on the Gables and Haystacks


Herdwick ewe and unusually white lamb on the ridge


heading down Rannerdale


approaching the bluebells with Mellbreak in the distance


Mellbreak seen over Crummock Water from amongst the bluebells ..


.. and again with a foreground hawthorn tree


Whiteless Pike from amongst the bluebells


Grasmoor from the bluebell area


Mellbreak again


Whiteless Pike