>11th April 2014

am: a quick visit to Carlisle - walk at the foot of Bassenthwaite Lake on the way home

evening: Lake District volunteers visit to Honister Slate Mine

the pedestrian area in the middle of Carlisle

Skiddaw from the foot of Bass Lake

flowers beside the lakeside path

Skiddaw again with Dodd to the right

looking down the Honister Valley as we prepare to enter the mine

a section of the via ferrata at Honister mine

preparing to enter the mine

the start of the via ferrata - miners would have gone this way with no protective gear

in the mine the Kimberley incline

back in daylight looking down the valley towards Buttermere

post mine visit gathering of volunteers as Tony thanks our leader Donald