19th January 2012

today's walk: Ambleside to Grasmere via Loughrigg Tarn


the start through the arch in Ambleside as a heavy shower clears away


Ambleside church and school


looking back at Ambleside with Wansfell Pike behind


the Fairfield horseshoe


looking back from the highest point of the walk on the ridge of Loughrigg ..


.. forward into Langdale with Black Crag ahead


a glimpse of Windermere


the ongoing path - the right fork leads to a viewpoint below Ivy Crag


looking up Langdale from the viewpoint


Black Crag from the viewpoint


zooming in on Bowfell ..


.. and on the Langdale Pikes


Bowfell and the Pikes from the viewpoint


Loughrigg Tarn ..


.. and again zoomed in - spot the heron


the slopes of Loughrigg from the bridleway


trees beside Loughrigg Tarn


Nab Scar seen over the foot of Grasmere from Loughrigg Terrace


Grasmere from the terrace


zooming in on Helm Crag ..


.. and on Dunmail Raise


Silver How from the weir at the foot of Grasmere


Helm Crag from the east side of Grasmere


the Wordsworth graves in Grasmere churchyard