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