15th May 2011

today's walk: Portinscale Village Walk up Swinside


setting off from Portinscale Village Hall


Swinside from Portinscale back road


walking on the quiet back road


Nichol End marina with Latrigg beyond


Catbells from a private path towards Swinside


walking on this private path


Derwentwater from the track up Swinside ..


.. and again from higher up the track


on Swinside summit


Bob, Marilyn and 7 continents highpoints bagger, on Swinside summit


Rowling End, Causey Pike and Barrow from the top of Swinside


Catbells with its top in cloud from the descent path ..


.. and just below the cloud from further down the path


in good weather Skiddaw would be visible from this curve in the track


looking back at Swinside from the field path back to Portinscale