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