18th June 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club 60th anniversary celebration): Lodore and Watendlath

walking through Rosthwaite at the start of the walk

very low water level below the stepping stones in the River Derwent

the bridge a bit lower downstream

heading on down the river with King's How ahead

the river very clear with every pebble visible

Hollows Farm

Castle Crag

coffee stop looking north with a glimpse of Derwentwater

Grange-in-Borrowdale from the coffee stop

tree on a rock as we descend from the coffee stop

another look back to Castle Crag

Skiddaw from the head of Derwentwater

crossing the Chinese bridge

Walla Crag and cows from the Chinese bridge

Skiddaw and cows from the Chinese bridge

on the zigzag path up to the Watendlath Valley

lunch spot

heading up the Watendlath Valley

the bridge at Watendlath

Watendlath Tarn

we meet up with the A party but they forge on ahead

descending into Borrowdale

another shot of the descent into Borrowdale

the celebratory barbeque looking south ..

.. and looking north

60 year celebratory balloons