12th January 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Arthur's Pike


sunshine over the Coledale fells as I go for my lift from the A66


starting the walk from Pooley Bridge


looking over Ullswater from the ascent road


looking south up Ullswater from the ascent road with our goal Arthur's Pike on the left


reaching the Cockpit stone circle


Cross Fell and the Dun Fells in the Pennines from the stone circle


still heading south beside Ullswater


looking west over Ullswater


climbing to Arthur's Pike - Heughscar Hill behind


Arthur's Pike summit


the foot of Ullswater from the top of Arthur's Pike


approaching our proposed lunch spot but Bampton Amblers are already installed there ..


.. so we drop a bit lower


looking up Ullswater from our lunch spot


looking down Ullswater from our descent route


a steeper bit of the descent


heading back towards Ullswater head ..


.. and now a back turn towards Ullswater foot


evening sun on leader Tony and Ann as they head nothwestwards


llama at Waterside


lovely light looking over to Dunmallard Hill


descending to the shore of Ullswater


high water level in Ullswater looking to Dunmallard Hill