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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