20th January 2013

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Ard Crags and Knott Rigg


heading up Rigg Beck towards Ard Crags


the steep ascent onto Ard Crags


looking back down the ridge


higher up looking east to a glimpse of Derwentwater and Clough Head


approaching the top of Ard Crags


looking back east along the ridge


leaving the top of Ard Crags with Wandope to the right


heading for Knott Rigg, Hart Crag, High Stile, Red Pike and Starling Dodd ahead


approaching Knott Rigg, the very snowy peak a bit to the right is Starling Dodd


descending from Knott Rigg


descending the ridge south of the Ard Crags ridge


much lower down dropping into Newlands Valley


the last steep decent to Keskadale Farm


taking to a field path with Robinson in the distance


dropping down to cross Keskadale Beck


zooming up the valley to Dale Head


Dale Head, Hindscarth and Robinson from the road back to our starting point at Rigg Beck


zooming in on Robinson