15th May 2013

today's walk: Keswick rambling club annual coach outing - this year to Horton in Ribblesdale and an ascent of Pen y Ghent


descending from the bus and donning waterproofs


Horton in Ribblesdale church with Pen y Ghent beyond


a lot of water in the river


climbing above Horton in Ribblesdale


looking back down the very wet ascent path with the massive quarry in the background


looking back down the ascent path


Pen y Ghent ahead


looking up the steep south ridge


looking back down the south ridge ..


..and again as we meet a bunch of 3 peakers


lunch stop on the relatively sheltered southwestern ridge


the steepest part of the ascent ..


.. now climbing up into a bit of scattered snow


approaching the top of Pen y Ghent


at Pen y Ghent summit


the start of the descent


impessive falls into Hunt Pot


looking into Hunt Pot from the west ..


.. and another shot from the east


weather clearing over Pen y Ghent as we head back down


sunshine on the descent track to Horton in Ribblesdale


Pen y Ghent completely clear from Horton in Ribblesdale


supper in the Plough Inn at Lupton