29th January 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Silver How


Grasmere from The Lea our starting point


sunshine on Stone Arthur


flood on the road to Grasmere village


Helm Crag ahead


footbridge over Easedale Beck


zooming in on Sourmilk waterfall


Herdwick ewe


looking back towards Helm Crag as we follow a path up Blacktarn Gill


falls in Blacktarn Gill


another shot back with snowy Fairfield and Great Rigg in the distance


on the path up Bl;acktarn Gill


looking down on Blacktarn Moss (probably once a tarn)


zooming in on the Langdale Pikes


We meet the A party who have been to Silver How and are heading to Blea Rigg


we carry on towards Silver How


on the way some of us visit the cairn on Long How


rather weedy tarn looking to the Langdale Pikes


Silver How summit - cool and breezy


Rydal Water and Grasmere from Silver How


leaving Silver How with Elterwater ahead and a bit of Windermere to the left


looking over a bit of quarry to the end of Lingmoor Fell with Wetherlam behind


looking down on Chapel Stile with Lingmoor Fell behind


looking back at Silver How


descending to Grasmere


back at The Lea