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