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