23rd May 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Ullscarf

Thirlmere very calm as we climb above it

climbing onto the east ridge of Ullscarf

looking down on the head of Thirlmere

looking over Steel End to Dollywaggon Pike, Fairfield and Seat Sandal

looking down on Thirlmere with the Helvellyn ridge beyond

zooming over Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Loughrigg to Windermere

a glimpse of Windermere and Grasmere from the summit plateau of Ullscarf

Ullscarf summit looking north

westward panorama from Ullscarf

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

looking north to Skiddaw and Blencathra with High Seat and Raven Crag in front from the ridge of Ullscarf

descending from Ullscarf with the Helvellyn ridge ahead

looking north over Blea Tarn to High Seat with Skiddaw beyond

descending northwards

Blea Tarn below

descending eastwards into the woods around Harrop Tarn

the descent path through the woods

Harrop Tarn

on the shore of Thirlmere

looking down Thirlmere from the shore

on the lakeside path