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