30th September 2011

today's walk: Buttermere village - Whiteless Pike - Wandope - Crag Hill - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Portinscale

the Honister Rambler bus dropped me off in Buttermere village before heading back to Keswick

looking back down the lovely path beside Mill Beck

looking towards Red Pike as I emerge onto the open fell

High Crag, High Stile and Buttermere

a school party heading down Rannerdale

looking down Rannerdale from higher on the slopes of Whiteless Pike

Rannerdale Knotts with Crummock Water behind from the slopes of Whiteless Pike

zooming in south to a hazy view of Lakeland's highest peaks

Grasmoor from the top of Whiteless Pike

Crummock Water and Loweswater from the top of Whiteless Pike

zooming in to show the coastal wind turbines

Wandope ahead from the ridge

looking back to Whiteless Pike

looking south from Wandope summit

looking east over Ard Crags from Wandope

the steep southern faces of Crag Hill and Sail from Wandope

Crag Hill summit with Grisedale Pike beyond

the ridge to Sail, Scar Crags and Causey Pike

looking back to Wandope and Crag Hill

Sail summit looking to Grisedale Pike

the new path down Sail and up onto Scar Crags

another shot of this controversial path ..

.. and here looking back to Sail from the slopes of Scar Crags

Scar Crags summit looking east to Causey Pike

looking down into the Rigg Beck valley

Causey Pike from the Scar Crags ridge

looking through Barrow Door to Skiddaw from Causey Pike

looking back to Scar Crags from Causey Pike

looking east to Keswick and Derwentwater from Causey Pike

the descent path from Causey Pike

Skiddaw and Swinside from the descent

zooming in over Ullock Farm to Causey Pike and Barrow from Portinscale