4th June 2013

today's walk: Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell

the Hawell monument loooking west to the Coledale fells

the tourist path to Skiddaw with Little Man on the left

looking west from the site of the old halfway refreshment hut, this was halfway from Keswick not from the new Gale Road carpark!

looking down from halfway hut with the Helvellyn ridge in the distance

looking down on Keswick and Derwentwater

looking west to the Coledale fells

another look down the path to Derwentwater

Skiddaw Little Man comes into sight

Skiddaw Little Man from lesser man

Skiddaw from Skiddaw Little Man

view south from Skiddaw Little Man

Skiddaw Little Man summit cairn looking east to Blencathra and Lonscale Fell

looking down on Dodd and the head of Bassenthwaite Lake with Lord's Seat and Barf beyond

looking back at Skiddaw Little Man

Longside Edge from the south top of Skiddaw

Skiddaw summit looking north

looking north from the north top

Bass Lake from the north top

heading for Lonscale Fell with Blencathra beyond

Little Man and Skiddaw from Lonscale Fell summit cairn

the back of Skiddaw fells from the same cairn

zooming south to Thirlmere

descending the south ridge with the Helvellyn massif in the distance

heading back towards Latrigg

looking east down Whit Beck

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