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