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