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