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