19th February 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Rosthwaite - High Spy - Maiden Moor - Portinscale

Skiddaw from the Portinscale to Keswick path

zooming in on Grisedale Pike from the bridge over the River Greta

bridge over the River Derwent near Rosthwaite

looking up Borrowdale from our ascent path

coffee stop beside Tongue Gill looking down on Rosthwaite

zooming in on Helvellyn

zooming in on Rosthwaite from Rigghead Quarries

some old quarry buildings with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance

climbing onto High Spy with Scafell Pike and Great Gable in the distance

Dale Head from the slopes of High Spy

Blencathra, Clough Head and the distant Pennines from near the top of High Spy

High Spy summit

360 degree panorama from High Spy - click on the image for a larger version

the Dodds from near the top of High Spy

first view of Derwentwater with Blencathra and Walla Crag beyond

Grange-in-Borrowdale from the ridge

a glimpse back into Borrowdale

the Coledale fells and upper Newlands Valley from the ridge to Maiden Moor

Clough Head and the distant Pennines from Maiden Moor

descending from Maiden Moor with Catbells below

above Derwentwater looking to Skiddaw, Blencathra and Keswick

looking down on Derwentwater

descending into Newlands Valley

on the path below Catbells

Skiddaw and Swinside ahead

the end of the path above Skelghyll Farm

Skiddaw - compare with today's first shot to see how the snow has melted