30th August 2011

today's walk: Wansfell Pike

the road out of Ambleside to Stockghyll and Wansfell Pike

the entrance to Stockghyll woods

the upper part of Stockghyll Force from the west bank

Stockghyll Force from the east bank

the old revolving gate at the top of Stockghyll woods

the start of the path to Wansfell Pike

Red Screes and the Struggle road from the path up Wansfell Pike

Ambleside from higher up the path with the Langdale Pikes in the distance

Red Screes and Caudale Moor with the Kirkstone Pass between

zooming in on Grasmere and Rydal Water from near the top of the path

Windermere from the top of Wansfell Pike

looking north to the higher top (not visited today)

360 degree panorama from Wansfell Pike - click on the image for a larger version

zooming in west on the Langdale Pikes

zooming in south to Hundreds Road which will be my descent route

stepping stones have been put across the boggy bit of the permissive path to Hundreds Road

fell ponies on the way down with Windermere behind

zooming over Windermere to Wray Castle and Blelham Tarn

the track down onto Hundreds Road

looking west to High Skelghyll Farm from Hundreds Road

descending westwards with Wetherlam ahead

cleaning the sheep cart at High Skelghyll Farm

the path onto Jenkyn's Crag with new slabs over what was a very boggy bit

Windermere from Jenkyn's Crag

looking west from Jenkyn's Crag

zooming in on the Langdale Pikes

Waterhead from the descent track

the Fairfield horseshoe ridges and the spire of Ambleside church