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