4th July 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): a Borrowdale wander and Castle Crag

heading up Borrowdale towards Eagle Crag

sheepfold beside the path lookng down towards Stonethwaite

getting closer to Eagle Crag

the bridge over Greenup Gill

falls in Langstrath Beck

Stonethwaite Church

looking up Borrowdale on the ascent above Seatoller

on the high bridleway above Borrowdale looking to the lower slopes of Glaramara

on the bridleway heading towards Castle Crag

looking down to Rosthwaite from the bridleway

getting closer to Castle Crag

Borrowdale from part way up Castle Crag

looking down the steep ascent path up Castle Crag

a vague glimpse of Derwentwater looking north from Castle Crag

King's How from Castle Crag

looking down into the quarries on the south side from the top of Castle Crag

Borrowdale on the descent from Castle Crag

the weather is starting to clear as we descend from Castle Crag

lower down looking into upper Borrowdale

the last part of the descent

stepping stones over the River Derwent, almost submerged

entering Rosthwaite

tea at the Flock-in

sparrow on the wall at the tea stop