31st August 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): circuit from Burnbanks via Low Kop, Measand Beck and Haweswater shore


climbing onto Bampton Common


coffee stop


looking north


abandoned farm implement beside the track ..


.. looks as it was being used to collect these bales of bracken


looking back east with the Pennines in the distance


first glimpse of Haweswater


heading across an intervening valley to Low Cop


looking northeastwards down the valley


ascending Low Kop


at Low Kop summit


looking down on Haweswater on the descent


the descent track looking to the foot of Haweswater


lunch stop in a disused quarry building ..


.. here seen from above ..


.. and here from the east


zooming in on Cross Fell and the Dun fells from the lunch spot


descending after lunch


looking to the head of Haweswater


we cross Measand Beck with Low Cop behind


Haweswater dam and a rowan tree


falls in Measand Beck


lower falls


looking up Haweswater ..


.. and down to the dam


the dam through trees as the path leaves the lake