3rd August 2012

today's walk: Mungrisdale - Bannerdale Crags - Mungrisdale Common - Glenderaterra Valley - Latrigg - Portinscale


leaving Mungrisdale


The Tongue ahead with Bannerdale Crags to the left


erosion on the banks of the River Glenderamackin


approaching Bannerdale Crags by the east ridge


getting close to the steep part of the ridge


looking down on the old hut amongst disused mine workings with The Tongue beyond


the lower part of the east ridge from the steep bit


the cairn on the edge of the crags with Bowscale Fell beyond


the east ridge from near the cairn with Souther Fell beyond


the true summit of Bannerdale Crags looking to cloud covered Blencathra


the track off Bannerdale Crags with cloud on Skiddaw beyond Mungrisdale Common


cloud clears from Blencathra


approaching the top of Mungrisdale Common with Skiddaw in cloud beyond


Carrock Fell and Bowscale Fell from the summit cairn on Mungrisdale Common


Great Calva from the cloven stone


Lonscale Fell and Burnt Horse from the slopes of Mungrisdale Common


looking back at Mungrisdale Common from The Stake on the col between River Caldew and Glenderaterra Beck


zooming down the Glenderaterra Valley as I join the Cumbria Way path


looking back up the valley to Great Calva and Knott


looking over the valley to Mungrisdale Common and Roughten Gill


looking down the Glenderaterra Valley from the path


looking back along the path after crossing this recent landslide


the gorgeous section of rocky path exiting the valley


Derwentwater comes into sight at this gate


Latrigg from the track with western fells beyond


Derwentwater from the ridge of Latrigg


descending the west ridge of Latrigg


Derwentwater and Keswick from the ridge


the Coledale fells from the ridge


sun on the fields towards Bassenthwaite Lake on the descent from Latrigg


Skiddaw from Portinscale bridge