13th May 2012

today's windy walk (Keswick rambling club): Rannerdale and Crummock Water


walking towards Rannerdale above Crummock Water


Rannerdale Knotts ahead


Rannerdale and the bluebells ahead


looking over the bluebells to Whiteless Pike


Mellbreak and Crummock Water


looking back at the bluebells as we head up Rannerdale


looking down Rannerdale from near the top


descending towards Buttermere with High Stile and Red Pike ahead


zooming in on Haystacks and Scarth Gap


heading back above Crummock Water


looking back to Buttermere


Mellbreak ahead


looking over the head of Crummock Water to Red Pike


looking back over the head of Crummock Water to Fleetwith Pike and Haystacks


back into the bluebell area with Grasmoor ahead


windswept water on Crummock Water as we walk along the shore path


Rannerdale Knotts and white horses from the shore path


looking up Crummock Water from its foot


the outflow from Crummock Water with Rannerdale Knotts beyond


the strong wind is driving spray over the wall at the outflow


Grasmoor from the return path to Lanthwaite Green


Whiteside from the return path - we were scheduled to go up there today but it was a good decision to stay low!