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