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