7th August 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Dufton - High Cup Nick - Dufton

starting through Dufton village green

fountain on the green with Dufton Pike beyond

looking over the Eden Vallley from the Pennine Way path

ascending on the Pennine Way with Dufton Pike behind

Knock Pike from the path below Dufton Pike on which 2 of us avoided the climb onto Dufton Pike

another view to Knock Pike as we climb into the valley of Great Rundale Beck

looking up the valley of Great Rundale Beck

looking down the valley to Dufton Pike

zooming in over the Eden Valley to Great Mell Fell and Blencathra

looking down great Rundale Beck to Dufton Pike

on the miner's track above a well preserved limekiln

looking back down the valley on a scene of mining devastation

lunch in the shooting box near Great Rundale Tarn

outside the shooting box

descending beside the outflow, Tarn Sike, from Great Rundale Tarn

the confluence of Tarn Sike with one of the awkwardly crossed side streams

the crossing of Stake Beck (I think but not sure)

the Pennine Way bridge over Maize Beck

looking up Maize Beck from the bridge

High Cup Nick with the stream being blown back uphill

looking back down the valley from near the top of High Cup Nick

looking across the the southern side of the valley

looking down on Nichol Chair

heading west above the High Cup Gill valley

looking back towards High Cup Nick

descending above the Eden Valley

zooming in southwards to Wild Boar Fell

zooming in northwestwards to Blencathra

looking westwards to the Lakeland fells across the Eden Valley

Dufton Pike, with Knock Pike beyond, from the descent path to Dufton

back in Dufton