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