30th January 2013

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Great Crag

waterproofed up in Stonethwaite village after a very stormy drive up Borrowdale in a hailstorm

the paths very wet as we head up the valley of Stonethewaite Beck

leaving the valley with Eagle Crag ahead

looking back at Stonethwaite from our ascent path

looking down the steep ascent path in the woods

looking south to Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag as we climb above the trees

looking down into Borrowdale from the same spot

Margaret and 2 Pams seeking shelter from the wind for a coffee stop

the coffee shelter looking across to Eagle Crag and Sergeant's Crag

stile on the way up looking down into Langstrath

climbing above the stile

approaching Dock Tarn

on the very windy summit of Great Crag

looking back towards Dock Tarn and Ullscarf from Great Crag south top

on Great Crag north top with a glimpse of Watendlath Tarn to the right

the boggy descent from Great Crag

Watendlath from the descent path

a very wet gateway on the descent

heading down along Puddingstone Bank with Great Crag behind

Grange Fell ahead as we leave Puddingstone Bank

descending into Borrowdale

Rosthwaite below from our descent path

looking down on Rosthwaite

descending towards Stonethwaite

heading up the valley towards the bridge into Stonethwaite with Eagle Crag ahead

entering Stonethwaite