>13th April 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Swirls to Keswick over Great How

the track from Swirls down to Thirlmere shore

waterfall beside the track

further down the track - ahead is Fisher Crag

Great How ahead

Thirlmere from the start of the path up Great How

the upper narrow bit of path to Great How summit

Great How summit

looking up Thirlmere from near the top of Great How

coffee stop with the Helvellyn ridge behind

cairn on the north top

looking down onto Thirlmere dam from the north top

descending by the same path

Thirlmere dam through a gap in the trees

crossing Thirlmere dam with Raven Crag ahead

looking back over the dam to Great How

Great How again over some gorse

Castle Crag over gorse bushes

Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell and Great Calva from our lunch spot below High Rigg

Swaledale lambs near Sykes Farm

looking back from the field path to the Helvellyn ridge

on the path to Rakefoot

Catbells and Derwentwater from the path below Rakefoot

zooming in on St John's church from Springs Road