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