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