7th August 2012

today's walk: Grisedale Pike - Hopegill Head - Coledale


Grisedale Pike from the A66


looking back to Braithwaite from the overgrown track


Bassenthwaite Lake and Binsey from the track


looking back down the east ridge to Braithwaite


Grisedale Pike from the top of Kinn


looking back down to Kinn and the Vale of Keswick


looking up Grisedale Pike as the path reaches the main ridge


looking down into Coledale and the track which I shall descend later


Sail, Crag Hill and a glimpse of Force Crag Mine from the ridge


looking back down the curving east ridge


Grasmoor, Hopegill Head and Whiteside from the top of Grisedale Pike


zooming in south over Scar Crags to the Langdale Pikes


looking east to Keswick and Derwentwater from Grisedale Pike


looking back to Grisedale Pike from the path to Hopegill Head as mist rolls in


zooming in on two walkers ascending into the mist on Hopegill Head


the ridge towards Whiteside from the misty top of Hopegill Head


dropping below the mist and looking east to Blencathra, Outerside and Causey Pike


descending into Coledale with Outerside up on the right


looking down on Force Crag Mine


Force Crag Mine from the descent track


looking up the valley to Force Crag and the mine


machinery at the top of Force Crag Mine


Crag Hill from the mine


looking back up Coledale


zooming in over Braithwaite to Blencathra and Latrigg


good weather coming in to the east