10th July 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): the Howgill Fells - Cross Keys to Sedbergh over The Calf

the bridge over the River Rawthey at Cross Keys

Great Dummacks and Cautley Crag from the path

reading an information plaque with Cautley Force ahead

looking down the beck as we approach the falls

the upper part of Cautley Spout

looking down the valley from the steep path beside the falls

good steps on the path have made this ascent much easier and pleasanter than it used to be

the path above the falls with Yarlside beyond

sheepfold rebuilt by Andy Gormley

we climb steeply above the beck

looking north as we approach The Calf

the summit of The Calf looking northwest to the Lake District

lunch on the highest point of the Howgill Fells

zooming in over the Lune Valley to the Coniston Fells ..

.. and to the Scafells

Calders summit looking south ..

.. and north

descending westwards from Calders ..

.. and then southwards with the Rawthey Valley below

looking back north from the ridge

panoramic shot northwestwards down Bram Rigg Beck

zooming in on the Scafells and Great Gable from Arant Haw

descending from Arant Haw with Winder ahead

the path down above Settlebeck Gill

Sedbergh comes into sight

the path down into Sedbergh

in Sedbergh