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