13th September 2011

today's walk: Rydal to Grasmere Village over Silver How

the Badger Bar sign at Rydal swinging in the gusty wind

bridge over the River Rothay below Rydal Water

kissing gate from the wood to the lakeshore ..

.. but I climbed up and looked down on Rydal Water and the lakeshore path

looking over Rydal Water to Nab Scar

looking back to Rydal Water

Grasmere from the Loughrigg Terrace path

the Langdale Pikes from the path onto Dow Bank

Elterwater from the path onto Dow Bank

zooming over Loughrigg Tarn to Windermere

looking north over a pool on the ridge of Dow Bank

Chapel Stile with Lingmoor Fell behind from the ridge of Dow Bank

sun over Windermere from Spedding Crag

Elterwater from Spedding Crag - taken sitting down because of the very high wind

looking back to the ascent route from the slopes of Silver How

zooming in on Spedding Crag

Silver How summit looking north

Rydal Water and Grasmere from just below the very windy top of Silver How

the Vale of Grasmere from the same spot

the Langdale Pikes on the descent from Silver How

Helm Crag on the descent from Silver How

Grasmere and Loughrigg on the descent from Silver How

descending towards the Vale of Grasmere

interesting wall formations on the way down

Helm Crag and Seat Sandal

looking north from Allan Bank