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