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