12th June 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Broom Fell and Lord's Seat


the start of the walk with Fellbarrow and Lorton Vale ahead


the steep descent to Scaw Gill


descending to the footbridge over Scaw Gill


a glimpse of Spout Force


descending to Scawgill Bridge


Scawgill Bridge from the slopes of Graystones


Lorton Vale from the spot where we enter the forest


Hopegill Head and Ladyside Pike from one of the forest tracks


obstacle course in the forest


emerging onto the ridge we look over Ling Fell to Scotland


zooming in over the Solway to Criffel


approaching Broom Fell


more layers needed on the windy summit of Broom Fell


Skiddaw and a bit of Bassenthwaite Lake from Broom Fell


Lorton Vale from Broom Fell


looking over Whinlatter Fell to the Coledale fells from Broom Fell


the last steep ascent to Lord's Seat with Bass Lake below


very windy (as usual) on Lord's Seat summit


Skiddaw and Barf from Lord's Seat


Moira photographing us on the summit with Broom Fell and the Solway behind


descending into the forest with Grisedale Pike ahead


descending the forest road as the forecasted drizzle approaches


orchid beside the track