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