My Diary ~ April~May 2006 (almost 2 years old!)

my holiday in the Lake District  ~ page 2 of 3


Thursday 27th April  ~  Glaramara




ascending Hind Gill  ~  three smiling sheep following me like they've never seen a dog before


lingering snow on Glaramara summit


looking to Great Gable


The Fellsphoto Gallery:  view from Glaramara summit, 2560ft:

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The Fellsphoto Gallery:  the Langdale Pikes and Windermere from Allan Crags, 2572:

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top of Grains Gill after the long stony descent from Esk Hause  ~  which is why  I'm wearing my boots!


Grains Gill alongside where we're sitting


The Fellsphoto Gallery:  Grains Gill

View north to distant Castle Crag, Derwent Water and Skiddaw:

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alongside Grains Gill, beneath Allen Crags

three of those Herdwicks followed me down the hill before running past us to join the others!


on Stockley Beck packhorse bridge - Grains Gill leading off into the far distance to Allan Crags


Friday 28th April  ~ Brandreth, 2344ft




we were on our way to Great Gable from Honister Pass but turned back due to worsening weather

here he's taking pictures of Ennerdale and Buttermere before the cloud closes in  ~ here's the result:


The Fellsphoto Gallery:  panorama west from Brandreth

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Saturday 29th April  ~  Barf and Lord's Seat



on top of Lord's Seat, 1811ft


Lord's Seat. Skiddaw in the background. Barf at right.


Barf, 1536ft. Low hill, steep climb, excellent viewpoint.

The panorama of Bassenthwaite Lake, Skiddaw, the vale of Keswick and the distant Helvellyn ridge.


The Fellsphoto Gallery:  Bassenthwaite Lake from Barf

thumbnail: Bassenthwaite Lake from Barf

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