25th May 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Lingmoor Fell


starting from Elterwater village ..


.. through the woods ..


.. with bluebells and other wild flowers


the working quarry below through which we shall eventually return


looking down on Chapel Stile


gate with built in stile where we reach the ridge


on the east ridge of Lingmoor Fell with Windermere in the distance


looking down the ridge to Elterwater ..


.. and up towards the top of Lingmoor Fell


the steepest bit of the climb with Wetherlam, Swirl How and Great Carrs beyond


looking north from just below the summit


the Langdale Pikes from the top of Lingmoor Fell


Looking down on Lingmoor Tarn


descending to Lingmoor Tarn


the Langdale Pikes from Lingmoor Tarn


walking beside Lingmoor Tarn


looking back to the summit from the tarn


looking over Langdale to the Pikes from our skirting route back to the ridge


approaching Side Pike


Blea Tarn from the ridge


the squeezer stone giving access to Side Pike


Crinkle Crags and Bowfell from the ridge of Side Pike


Blea Tarn with Wetherlam beyond from the top of Side Pike


Lingmoor Fell from the top of Side Pike


the Langdale Pikes from the top of Side Pike ..


.. and from Side House in the valley


looking back up Great Langdale from the return path ..


.. and forward towards Chapel Stile


Baysbrown farm


the Langdale Pikes from the working quarry