24th May 2011

today's walk: Rosthwaite to Grange-in-Borrowdale over Castle Crag


old barn in Rosthwaite


glimpse into a Rosthwaite farmyard


King's How seen across the fields near Rosthwaite


zooming in on King's How, now in sunshine


the stepping stones over the River Derwent near Rosthwaite - not recommended today


looking ahead to Great Crag from near the river


fortunately there is a good bridge a little way downstream from the stepping stones


Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot and Rosthwaite Cam) from the stormy slopes leading up to Castle Crag


looking back up Borrowdale as the storm passes


Castle Crag, as I reach its ridge, with Skiddaw and Derwentwater beyond


approaching Castle Crag


stormy over Rosthwaite Fell from the south ridge of Castle Crag


Looking up Borrowdale from the path up Castle Crag


Borrowdale and Rosthwaite from the flattening part way up


Rosthwaite Fell and Glaramara from the same spot


Skiddaw, Blencathra and Derwentwater from the top of Castle Crag


very windy on top of Castle Crag


descending from Castle Crag


looking south from the mine workings on Castle Crag


Nitting Haws from a flooded field on the way down to Grange


entering Grange


the double arched bridge at Grange


Castle Crag from the bridge


the flooded head of Derwentwater from the bus to Keswick