10th December 2013

today's cycle ride and walk: Braithwaite and Braithwaite How


Barrow from the A66


the southern Coledale fells from the A66


Grisedale Pike with Kinn in front from the same spot


Samantha will wait for me here by the chapel while I go up Braithwaite How


footbridge over Coledale Beck


spring at the foot of Braithwaite How


the track into Coledale from the slopes of Braithwaite How


Skiddaw as I reach the ridge


looking up the ridge to the top


looking east along the A66 with a glimpse of Derwentwater and the Dodds in the distance


Barf and Bassenthwaite Lake from the north ridge


zooming in on Bass Lake


Seat How in Whinlatter Forest and Barf from the descent path


storm damage for this crab apple tree ..


.. but these fungi suggest it may not be very recent


Skiddaw from the descent path


the return path to Braithwaite


Coledale Beck from the footbridge


Samantha on the road back looking to Skiddaw


zooming over Portinscale to Latrigg ..


.. and over Keswick to Clough Head


looking up Newlands Beck from the bridge at Little Braithwaite


Skiddaw from Nichol End


entering Portinscale from the south with Skiddaw behind