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