21st November 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): High Rigg

Helvellyn from our starting point on the A591

today's theme was wet and muddy

High Rigg ahead from the lane above Dale Bottom

looking back to Skiddaw and a shepherd working with his dog

another shot back to Skiddaw as we climb onto the ridge of High Rigg

climbing up from our coffee stop

heading north on the ridge of High Rigg with Blencathra in the distance

Raven Crag behind as we climb towards the summit

looking back south along the ridge to Thirlmere as we approach the summit

High Rigg summit looking northeast to Blencathra

descending from High Rigg with Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell and Tewit Tarn ahead

St John's in the Vale church

looking back at High Rigg

a too friendly (or perhaps hungry) horse above Tewit Tarn

a less aggresive fell pony with Blencathra ahead

descending to Tewit Tarn with Blencathra ahead

our lunch spot looking east to Clough Head

Blencathra and Tewit Tarn from the lunch spot

Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell reflected in Tewit Tarn

another shot of Skiddaw Little Man and Lonscale Fell reflected in Tewit Tarn

looking west over Tewit Tarn to the Coledale fells

Lonscale Fell from the road towards Castlerigg

Blencathra from the field path to Castlerigg

Clough Head from Castlerigg stone circle

Blencathra from the lane back to the A591

a last shot of Skiddaw from the lane