12th December 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club Christmas lunch walk): Watches

climbing above Bassenthwaite Lake

higher up looking down on Bass Lake

Binsey from the spot where we turn up onto the ridge

heading onto the ridge - a big turn out because this walk is followed by Christmas lunch

looking down to the foot of Bass Lake

turning our backs on the Ullock Pike ridge which is being climbed by another party from Keswick rambling club

on the ridge above Bass Lake

at The Watches with Binsey beyond

looking back at The Watches as the sun comes up over Longside Edge

on the steep descent from The Watches

blue sky and Binsey on the descent

the descent path above Southerndale

looking back to Skiddaw from the descent

heading down with Watch Hill in the distance

looking back to Skiddaw and the Ullock Pike ridge

zooming in on the Ullock Pike ridge

a very boggy spot despite the heavy frost

heading back east into the sunshine

the track back to Ravenstone Hotel

Enjoying lunch in Ravenstone Hotel