24th October

this morning's walk: Barrow


a new fence beside the field path to Ullock - Swinside, Causey Pike, Barrow and Grisedale Pike in the distance


the very minor road from Ullock to Little Braithwaite with Causey Pike and Barrow ahead


looking south along Newlands Beck from the bridge at Little Braithwaite


Skiddaw from the road above Little Braithwaite


looking down onto Braithwaite Lodge Farm, Braithwaite and distant Bassenthwaite Lake from the start of the path up Barrow


looking down the first bit of the path up Barrow


looking over Newlands Valley to Catbells and Maiden Moor from the hiatus on the Barrow ridge


looking over Newlands Valley to Derwentwater


looking down the ridge from higher up


I meet someone I know and we stop for a chat - here he is pressing on down


sunshine on Keswick - Blencathra and Great Mell Fell in the distance


Barrow summit looking southwest to the southern arm of the Coledale horseshoe


descending to Barrow Door


the lovely gentle path down from Barrow Door - Skiddaw and Braithwaite ahead


the path steepens a little as it gets onto grass


Bass Lake, Braithwaite How and a covered reservoir


birch tree on the way into Braithwaite


looking back to Barrow from the A66


view from the bridge over Scalebeck Gill near Braithwaite Bridge campsite


my faourite milestone!


looking back west from Portinscale back road