>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