PICTURES AND TRIP REPORTS FROM MY WALKS IN THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT
Another classic little round ideal for the short winter days.
Brotherswater is still over full.
We were lucky as several of these hailstorms passed along the valley below us.
The devastation from the floods was all around, here the footbridge coming from the lower path has been uprooted and washed down the beck.
climbing to Dove Crag.
Looking up the steep gully.
You don't realise how steep and high this gully is untill you look back.
Hartsop above How on the left with Dovedale below
Sue dwarfed by Dove Crag.
The wind was perishingly cold in Houndshope Cove but we managed to find a sheltered spot by this little tarn to have our lunch.
Looking back to Hart Crag
And looking along the ridge.
The weather took a turn for the better as we started down the ridge with a nice bit of sunshine over Dove Crag.
Helvellyn catching the sun.
Hartsop Above How
Even a bit of blue sky over Hart Crag and Fairfield.
Looking along the valley to Place Fell.
As we lose height we get a view into Deepdale.
Sue admiring the view.
The distinctive Gavel Pike above Lord's Seat
The familiar outline of Angletarn Pikes.
Another peep into Deepdale with the huge bulk of Greenhow End on the left.