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