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