4th September 2012

today's walk: Steel Fell


the steep north ridge of Stell Fell from Steel End


looking north over Thirlmere from the slopes of Steel Fell ..


.. and again from higher up the north ridge


looking into the Whythburn Valley from the north ridge of Steel Fell


the first glimpse south from the north ridge


another look south towards the Grasmere valley


zooming in on Grasmere and Helm Crag


Thirlmere from the north ridge ..


.. and from the cairn on the east top


the summit cairn looking west to the Langdale Pikes


360 degree panorama from Steel Fell - click on the image for a larger version


looking down the south ridge from the top of the first steep step


looking over Dunmail Raise to Dollywaggon Pike


Herdwick ewe and lamb above Dunmail Raise


looking up the Greenup Valley


looking down the middle section of the south ridge with Helm Crag ahead


looking down the last part of the south ridge from above the third steep step down


looking into the Vale of Grasmere


looking back at Steel Fell from the foot of the south ridge


the hamlet of Town Head


harvesting with Great Rigg and Stone Arthur behind


built in 1688, now a holiday cottage with Helm Crag behind


the farmhouse at Town Head


Helm Crag from the Town Head bus stop


Steel Fell from the bus stop