6th August 2013

today's walk: Red Screes

Stockghyll Force from the east bank

the track up the Stock Ghyll valley with Red Screes ahead

looking back down the valley from near its head with a glimpse of Windermere

Kirkstone Pass Inn - 1481 feet above sea level

looking down on Kirkstone Pass as I start the ascent of Red Screes ..

.. and again from higher up the path

Red Screes summit looking north to Brothers Water and a tiny glimpse of Ullswater

looking down on the Kirkstone road from the summit

Lakeland's highest fells from the summit tarn

looking back at the summit from the tarn

Red Screes south ridge looking to Windermere, Coniston Water and Morecambe Bay

Rydal Water and Grasmere from further down the ridge

the head of Windermere and Ambleside

zooming in on Ambleside

Wansfell Pike from near the end of the descent path

zooming in across the Stock Ghyll valley to Bowfell and the Langdale Pikes

Stockghyll Force from the west bank

the bridge below the waterfall

cows causing chaos from the bus back to Keswick