2nd September 2013

this evening's walk: Watch Hill - a social walk for Lake District volunteers


from the foot of Bassenthwaite Lake en route to the start - Skiddaw in cloud - Ullock Pike and Dodd below it


setting out for Watch Hill


the steepest bit of the climb through the forest


looking west as we emerge from the forest


zooming in on 3 wind turbines


zooming in on Mellbreak


Des with his foot on Watch Hill summit cairn


sun on the Wharrels Hill turbines from the top of Watch Hill ..


.. and more sun southwards looking to cloud covered Grasmoor


looking back to the top of Watch Hill


zooming in over Cockermouth to the Isle of Man in the distance


the light from the setting sun on the clouds over Skiddaw


the sky westwards prior to sunset


looking south to cloud covered Grasmoor


waiting for sunset


the sun sets into cloud


descending from Watch Hill


Lionel goes up to a gate to get another shot of the sunset sky