13th July 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Scafell Pike and Lingmell


at Wasdale Head


setting off up the valley of Lingmell Beck with Great Gable ahead


the bridge over Gable Beck


looking down Lingmell Beck after we crossed it


looking up Piers Gill from near its foot


looking down the path beside Piers Gill


Great Gable from the path beside Piers Gill


Kirk Fell from our coffee stop


Great Gable from the same spot


the steepest section of the path


looking down Piers Gill from above the rock step


looking down into Piers Gill ..


.. and up it from the same spot


looking down on the spot for a vertical view into the gorge


Kirk Fell from the path higher up


Kirk Fell and Great Gable from Middleboot Knotts


Styhead Tarn with Skiddaw, Blencathra and Derwentwater in the distance from the same spot


Piers Gill from the spot where we crossed the Corridor Route


Lingmell and the top of Piers Gill gorge from above the Corridor Route


a steep climb beside scree with Lingmell below


looking down on the Corridor Route with Great Gable beyond


near the top of the scree with Lingmell below


crowded on top of Scafell Pike


Scafell and Wastwater from Scafell Pike


looking southwest to the Ravenglass estuary from Scafell Pike


descending to Lingmell col


Lingmell and Great Gable from just above the col


the descent path from Scafell Pike with Scafell Crag on the right from the slopes of Lingmell


Lingmell summit


Great Gable and Styhead Tarn from Lingmell


looking west to Yewbarrow and Red Pike from Lingmell


looking down on Piers Gill and our ascent path


the grassy top part of Lingmell west ridge


Wasdale Head and Mosedale from the ridge


zooming in on the walls of Wasdale Head


descending the ridge with Illgill Head and Wastwater ahead


the steepest part of the ridge


Mickledore from the ridge


looking back up the west ridge of Lingmell


the path towards Wasdale Head with Pillar at the head of Mosedale beyond


Kirk Fell and Great Gable from the valley