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