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!