29th February 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): High Doat and Castle Crag


climbing above Seatoller


looking back into the Seathwaite Valley


the Seathwaite Valley from the slopes of High Doat


looking north from the north top of High Doat


Castle Crag from High Doat


Castle Crag from the descent from High Doat


another shot of Castle Crag and King's How from our descent path


the rambling club group heading for Castle Crag


Castle Crag and King's How


upper Borrowdale from the path


leaving the bridleway to approach Castle Crag


Derwentwater from the steep western slopes of Castle Crag


Borrowdale from the steep ascent onto Castle Crag


looking down the steep ascent path onto Castle Crag


the Borrowdale valley from halfway up Castle Crag


Castle Crag summit with its war memorial


zooming in on Glaramara from Castle Crag


looking north to Derwentwater from Castle Crag


lunch beside the river in Borrowdale surrounded by hungry mallards


looking out of Millican Dalton's cave


Millican's inscription - unfortunately marred by more modern scribblings


looking back at the cave


approaching Seatoller on our return