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