5th June 2013

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Howtown - Bonscale Pike - Arthur's Pike - Pooley Bridge


Western Belle waiting to take us from Pooley Bridge to Howtown


boarding this Ullswater steamer


on the boat heading for Howtown


approaching Howtown - our two hills today are on the left


the steep slopes of Bonscale Fell which we shall shortly ascend


Hallin Fell and Howtown from the slopes of Bonscale Pike


ascending Bonscale Pike with Fusedale and Steel Knotts beyond


coffee stop looking to Blencathra


zooming in on Helvellyn


the Ullswater steamer returning to Howtown ..


.. and heading back to Pooley Bridge


looking down Ullswater


looking up Ullswater as we climb steeply onto Bonscale Pike


the lower of the two cairns on Bonscale Pike as we climb steeply to the summit


looking down on the two cairns


looking down Ullswater from our stop above the cairns


looking back at Bonscale Pike from the ruin on the way to Arthur's Pike


looking north from the top of Arthur's Pike to the foot of Ullswater


the collapsed beacon loooking to the head of Ullswater


the rambling club party going down to investigate the collapsed beacon


looking down from the collapsed beacon


descending northwards with Cross Fell, Little Dun Fell and Great Dun Fell ahead


descending northwards


looking back up Ullswater


at the Cockpit stone circle


part of the stone circle


a celebratory drink at the Pooley Bridge Inn