3rd June 2013

today's walk: Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, Dunmail Raise

starting up from Swirls

very calm looking down onto Thirlmere

zooming in on Skiddaw - the hill in the centre of this shot is Great How

the track coming acoss the hillside opposite is the old White Stones route from Thirlspot

two islands on Thirlmere

another shot northwestwards as Bassenthwaite Lake appears

Whiteside from Browncove Crags

Catstycam and Swirral Edge as I reach the ridge

looking down on Swirral Edge and Catstycam

looking down on Red Tarn

Helvellyn trig point

Catstycam and Ullswater from the summit cairn of Hellvellyn

looking south over the summit shelter to Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike

looking down on Striding Edge

one of the cairns on Nethermost Pike looking east to Ullswater

looking down onto Hard Tarn

approaching Dollywaggon Pike

Dollywaggon Pike summit cairn looking east

I descended over the grassy slopes westwards of Dollywaggon Pikes

Dunmail Raise comes into view below with Steel Fell behind

Thirlmere from the descent path

looking south to Helm Crag

zooming in on Helm Crag

falls in Birkside Gill