28th August 2013

today's walk Keswick rambling club)): Hugill Fell and Reston Scar

the tower of old Staveley church

the new fancy footbridge over the River Kent

looking up the River Kent looking slightly autumnal

weir on the River Kent - the fish pass is hidden below the wall

a higher weir here showing the fish pass for returning salmon

ascending Hugill Fell

looking up Kentmere from the east (Wainwright) top of Hugill Fell

now a cairn on this top which was not here last time I visited

zooming in on the Langdale Pikes and cloud covered Bowfell to their left

Grass of Parnassus flower in the bog

the true summit of Hugill Fell - not accessible in Wainwright's day

Reston Scar from Hugill Fell with a glimpse of Windermere in the distance

Hugill Fell summit looking southwest to the Coniston fells

bee on Grass of Panassus in yet more bog

looking back to Hugill Fell from the ascent of Reston Scar

another zoom in on the Langdale Pikes

Reston Scar summit cairn looking west over the A591 to the Coniston fells

cows looking south

looking back towards the two tops of Hugill Fell

cow on the east ridge of Reston Scar with Kemp Tarn ahead

bird's eye view of Staveley

the descent track

the famous window inside Staveley new church

the new church,St James, from outside

the toilets in the Staveley bus shelter are twinned with some in Cambodia - what a brilliant idea!