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