11th May 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Dale Head and Hindscarth

starting up the velley towards Dale Head, Hindscarth, Scope End and Robinson

zooming in on Robinson

looking across the valley to Ard Crags, Scar Crags and Causey Pike

zooming in on Hindscarth and Scope End with Robinson beyond

awkward stepping stones over the river

climbing above the valley ..

.. the steep slopes of High Spy beyond

at the copper mine with Hindscarth beyond

looking down Newlands Valley with Skiddaw in the distance

on the path above the mine leading onto the ridge of Dale Head

on the ridge of Dale Head with High Spy behind and Skiddaw and Blencathra in the distance

at Dale Head summit

Buttermere from the ridge to Hindscarth

High Spy from the ridge

High Crag and High Stile from Hindscarth summit

looking southeast to England's highest summits from the top of Hindscarth

descending northwards from Hindscarth

dropping down onto Scope End

sun on Snab Bank and Scope End with Causey Pike in the distance

further down the Scope End ridge

looking back up the ridge with Robinson beyond

towards the end of the Scope End ridge

the last steep descent

at the foot of the ridge