9th June 2013

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Clough Head

St John's Beck with High Rigg beyond

approaching Bridge House

walking down beside St John's Beck

looking over the beck to our goal, Clough Head

looking back at Bridge House with Lonscale Fell in the distance

crossing Sosgill Bridge

our ascent path can be seen rising from right to left on this shot taken from the road

Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from our ascent path

looking back down to Fornside Farm and south to Great How with a glimpse of Thirlmere

coffee stop looking west to High Seat

continuing up this steep path

gentler ground higher up with a glimpse of Bassenthwaite Lake to the northwest

Thirlmere below as we approach Calfhow Pike

on top of Calfhow Pike

the path to Clough Head from Calfhow Pike

Thirlmere from Calfhow Pike

looking back to Calfhow Pike as we start to strip off - a tiny patch of snow still on the slopes of Great Dodd

Clough Head summit

descending towards White Pike with Great Mell Fell to the right

on the old coach road with Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell ahead

stormy sky over the Skiddaw massif ..

.. and over Blencathra

the Coledale fells ahead from the old coach road

sunshine on Blencathra and Threlkeld