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