25th August 2013

a patrol for the Lake District National Park


map of the circuit - sorry it's not very sharp


the walk started at Castlerigg stone circle - here looking west


cloud capped Blencathra


the sign for the first field path


Tewet Tarn looking south


Lonscale Fell with Skiddaw in cloud behind from Tewet Tarn


Blencathra from one of the stiles on the right of way


Lonscale fell from the other side of the wall


Blencathra from Tewet Tarn


the path to St John's church with High Rigg ahead


St John's church


pines on the descent from the church


bridge over Naddle Beck


no problems to report on this patrol - all the signs are in good order


High Rigg from the field path


Low Nest


High Nest


the path back towards Castlerigg


cloud now lifting from Blencathra


looking south to Low Rigg and High Rigg


I've never seen the stone circle so crowded


Skiddaw now almost cloud free