20th June 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Dodd


kids at the lower osprey viewpoint


the cone marks the wire taking power to the upper osprey viewpoint


looking over the head of Bassenthwaite Lake as we join the green trail to Dodd summit


the green trail path through the trees high above Bass Lake


Bass Lake and Barf behind as we climb the green trail


Derwentwater from the trail with the Helvellyn ridge and Bleaberry Fell in the distance


the Coledale fells from the ascent path


zooming in on Derwentwater


the path towards Dodd summit


Dodd summit memorial stone looking north ..


.. and looking south to Derwentwater


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


the head of Bass Lake with Barf behind from the top of Dodd


looking north to the foot of Bass Lake and over the Solway to Criffel


a luxurious lunch spot


looking south to Derwentwater and the Newlands Valley from the descent route


another shot in the same direction from further down


the head of Bass Lake over some broom blossom


at the upper osprey viewpoint - where we had a marvellous view through the telescope but failed to catch it on camera


seat on the way down looking down Bass Lake


the head of Bass Lake from the lower viewpoint