3rd December 2013

today's walk: Alcock Tarn


Helm Crag and Steel Fell from the road behind the Swan Inn where I started


the lane leading to the open fell


the aquaduct from Thirlmere carrying water to Manchester over Greenhead Gill


seat with a view of Helm Crag


looking down on the aquaduct still with Helm Crag in the distance


looking back down the ascent path with Helm Crag and Steel Fell in the distance


Stone Arthur and Greenhead Gill with Great Rigg in cloud beyond


zooming in on Helm Crag and Gibson Knott


swampy pool north of Alcock Tarn


Alcock Tarn


Windermere from Alcock Tarn


walkers crossing the dam of Alcock Tarn


Grasmere and Grasmere village from a viewpoint on the way down


looking north towards Dunmail Raise from the same viewpoint


the descent path with Grasmere below


the irresistable shot of Helm Crag


the path continuing down towards Grasmere


another zoom in on Helm Crag


small pool beside the descent path


exiting from the National Trust area


seat looking over Grasmere to Silver How


Dove Cottage


looking over some geese to Stone Arthur


the millenium bridge over the River Rothay