26th September 2011

today's walk: Scales - Blencathra - Latrigg - Portinscale

my starting point where I was dropped on the A66

the ascent track looking back west

Souther Fell from the slopes of Scales Fell

looking west as I gain the ridge on Scales Fell

Halls Fell ridge and Doddick Fell ridge from Scales Fell

Foule Crag and Sharp Edge from Scales Fell

a glimpse of Scales Tarn with Sharp Edge above

looking down the ridge of Doddick Fell

the ridge of Halls Fell from Blencathra east ridge

looking back east to my ascent ridge

Blencathra summit looking south ..

.. and looking along the west ridge

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

zooming in south over Thirlmere

the ridge of Gategill Fell

Blease Fell from Gategill Fell

zooming north to Binsey between Bakestall and Little Calva

the Helvellyn ridge seen over Threlkeld from Blease Fell

Derwentwater from the descent off Blease Fell

further down the path with my next goal, Latrigg, below

the Vale of St John from the descent path

Latrigg from the descent path with the northwestern fells beyond

the path descending to Blencathra Centre

Latrigg from Blencathra Centre

footbridge over Glenderaterra Beck

Blencathra from the path onto Latrigg

busy on the east ridge of Latrigg with the Mell fells ahead

looking down the east ridge - Blencathra left - Great Mell Fell right - the Pennines in the distance

on the east ridge of Latrigg

Derwentwater from Latrigg

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

the west ridge of Latrigg looking to the Coledale horseshoe

looking down on Keswick from Latrigg

looking northwest to Bassenthwaite Lake

Skiddaw from the descent path

the old railway path towards Portinscale

Skiddaw from Portinscale bridge