28th September 2011

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Skiddaw

at the Hawell memorial

the Vale of Keswick and the northwestern fells from the track

ascending with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance

Keswick and Derwentwater below

zooming in on hazy ridges southwards

on the slopes of Little Man with Blencathra and Lonscale Fell behind

Derwentwater from Lesser Man

very windy on top of Little Man

looking back at Little Man

on the way up Skiddaw with Blencathra in the distance

very windy on the south top of Skiddaw

Ullock Pike and Bass Lake from the south top

Ann and Hilary celebrating their first ascent of Skiddaw

the rambling club party on top of Skiddaw

descending eastwards with Great Calva ahead

descending towards Skiddaw House

Roughten Gill on the slopes of Blencathra

on the path above Glenderaterra Beck

looking back up the valley

looking across to the Vale of St John and the Helvellyn ridge

Derwentwater comes into view

nearly back - the ascent path can be seen on the ridge ahead