19th August 2011

today's walk: Pen-y-ghent from Horton in Ribblesdale


St Oswald's church at Horton in Ribblesdale


Pen-y-ghent from the churchyard


leaving the lane at Brackenthwaitebottom


looking back down the path to Brackenthwaitebottom


from higher up a look back to Horton in Ribblesdale


the steep south ridge of Pen-y-ghent from the ascending path


zooming southwest to a very hazy Wild Boar Fell


Pen-y-ghent from the ascending path


getting closer to the inposing south ridge of Pen-y-ghent


looking up the south ridge from its foot


looking back down the south ridge


approaching the steepest part of the climb


looking back mistily from near the top of the steep escarpment


Pen-y-ghent summit


a slight clearance of the summit mist looking east


the path along the western escarpment with the descent path clear to see on the left


on the descent path with Ingleborough capped with cloud ahead


Pen-y-ghent from the descent path


the deep gash of Hunt Pot


Pen-y-ghent from Hunt Pot


Pen-y-ghent from Hull Pot


Hull Pot from the west


Hull Pot from the east


a glimpse of the stream flowing into the foot of Hull Pot


the track down towards Horton in Ribblesdale


Pen-y-ghent from the track


back at Horton in Ribblesdale church