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