24th November 2012

today's walk: High Doat and Castle Crag

heading up through Seatoller

looking back down on Seatoller ..

.. and again after we get onto the fell

climbing above Seatoller with Rosthwaite Fell beyond

looking back down into Borrowdale with Rosthwaite Fell in the background

approaching the top of High Doat with Great End and Great Gable in the distance

on top of High Doat looking east

Castle Crag and King's How from High Doat

Castle Crag from the slopes of High Doat with Skiddaw in cloud beyond

looking down on Rosthwaite in Borrowdale with Great Crag beyond

a zoomed shot back to Great End now clear of cloud

heading onto Castle Crag with Skiddaw and Derwentwater in the distance

the view over upper Borowdale from halfway up Castle Crag

Alan on Castle Crag completing the 214 Wainwright fells

Alan opening the champagne - is Roger shouting "come and get it"?

Derwentwater and cloud covered Skiddaw from the top of Castle Crag

a comfortable lunch spot just below the top of Castle Crag

looking south to our ascent route from the lunch spot

descending to the River Derwent

approaching Millican's cave

looking out from the lower chamber of Millican's cave

descending from Millican's cave through moss covered trees

Harry and the stepping stones to Rosthwaite

the chained section above the River Derwent beyond Borrowdale Youth Hostel

the last bit of the path back to Seatoller - Base Brown ahead