13th August 2013

today's walk: Dodd and the osprey viewpoints


the head of Bassenthwaite Lake from the lower osrprey viewpoint


there is a red sqirrel in this feeding box


looking back to Bass lake from the track towards Dodd


Bass Lake from the spot where the little path up the north ridge of Dodd starts


Bass Lake head from the same spot


the first steep section of the climb up the north ridge of Dodd


looking back down from the top of this first steep section


looking down the north ridge from near the top of the fell


the head of Bass Lake from near the top


Derwentwater and the Vale of Keswick from the same spot


Dodd summit memorial looking north


descending towards Derwentwater


bee on a thistle


a different sort of bee also on a thistle


the descent path with Derwentwater ahead ..


.. and lower down turning towards Newlands valley and the Coledale fells


the head of Bass Lake looking across to Barf


looking southwest from the upper osprey viewpoint


the upper osprey viewpoint


the lower osprey viewpoint