Hiking UK Presents:-
The Lakes Gallery.
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|The 4 of us at the trig point having a well earned rest.|
|Park Fell overlooks Kentmere Common and joins High St. with Froswick.|
|The view from the above spot.|
|A break on Kidsty Pike looking across to Harter Fell.|
|Same break, different photo!|
|Riggindale Crag from High Street.||Approach route along the crag from Haweswater.|
|At the start of the walk, around 0700hrs, good start to the day.|
|Arthurs Pike from Ullswater.||Taken at 1415 from the Ferry, and yes, it`s raining!|
|The Sun Shines From-----!||As I turned from taking another pic, this opportunity was too good to miss!|
|Ullswater and The Dodds.||From Bonscale Pike looking towards Glennridding, that 's heat haze not mist!|
|Howtown Wyke from Bonscale Pike.||Looking down on Howtown. Gives you some idea of the hight we were.|
|A Red Squirrel at Howtown.||A rare sight! we were priveledged to see 3 on this walk|
|Blencathra and Sharp Edge|
|This, is what Blencathra should look like!||Not my Photo! but it needed to be shown!|
|This, is what it did look like! Low cloud and rain!||Couldn't see a thing! the mist was thick and wet, but we hoped for the best.|
|A well earned rest on the way up to Sharp Edge.||The torrent of water shows how much rain we had!|
|The start of Sharp Edge||Hard to see the way to take.|
|Should we? or shouldnt we?||We had to make a decision here, we saw a snow gully we could use to reach the top!|
|Bill and Gary on snow ridge on Blencathra Summit.||Snow ridge ran the whole length of Blencathra.|
|There is a 900 ft drop under that!||A snow overhang looking very dangerous.|
|A free mug from Rock n Run ( I won it! ) Hot coffee on the flanks of Saddleback.||Well earned rest after a heart stopping walk in bad visabilty and weather.|
|It did clear on the way down, This is Keswick and Derwent Water.||At last we had some views to look at.|
|And looking over to Gt Dodd and Thirlmere.||This was another view.|
|On the path back to Scales-our start point, at the base of Doddick Fell.||Nice waterfall, and right on the path too!|
|The aproach to Sharp Edge--- This is what it should look like!||Again, not my photo's. Sorry, but I cant remember where I got them, but I will put a link on when I can!|
|--and on Sharp Edge.||
And, not very far from the Lakes!
Hadrians Wall, from Brampton to Haltwhistle.
|A famous landmark to start the day.|
|Our first view of 'The Wall'|
|One of the re-constructed Beacons.|
|Excelent spot this! especially the coffee shop!|
|Interesting spot on the river, showing the skill of the bridge builders.|
|This is what the bridge looked like in Roman Times. (How do they know that?)|
|Whats left of the original.|
|Good views as the aspect opens up.|
|A well earned stop for grub! I And in a nice valley to!|
|Pity the ruins are closed, but they look as though they are about to fall down!|
|My walking buddy, Eric Carter, posing in front of the castle.|
|Fantastic visitor center, showing how the stone for the wall was quarried.|
|A Pheasant walking The Wall!||But it didn't walk all the way with us!|