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