20th July 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Glenridding -Birkhouse Moor - Red Tarn - Glenridding


heading out of Glenridding village with Birkhouse Moor ahead


looking back over Glenridding


other parties crossing Glenridding Beck as we head for Birkhouse Moor


our party climbing above Ullswater and Glenridding


coffee stop


climbing above Glenridding


heading for the path beside the wall


ascending beside the wall


approaching Birkhouse Fell summit


Pam photographing us on top with Helvellyn behind ..


.. and again with Ullswater behind


settling into our lunch spot at Red Tarn


zooming onto Striding Edge from the lunch spot


our lunch spot looking towards Swirral Edge


Helvellyn reflected in a quieter pool behind Red Tarn


on the descent path


further down the descent path beside Red Tarn Beck


on the bridge over Red Tarn Beck


looking up Glenridding Beck


on the path on the south bank of Glenridding Beck


looking down on Glenridding Mine


on the upper path down the valley ..


.. now on the lower path


a rest above Glenridding in intense heat


ice cream stop on the way into Glenridding