Shackleton Lodge weekend away, Lake District

29th June 2008

Sunday's medium walk
Windermere from the Kirkstone pass
Windermere from the Kirkstone pass
Caudale moor, a faint Ullswater in the distance
Caudale moor, a faint Ullswater in the distance
Descending down Rough Edge
Descending down Rough Edge
A better view of Ullswater, with Brothers Water in the middle distance
A better view of Ullswater, with Brothers Water in the middle distance

Looking across to Dove Crag (our next challenge)
Looking across to Dove Crag (our next challenge)
Jon treading carefully on the wet grass
Jon treading carefully on the wet grass
Patterdale
Patterdale
The zigzaggy path(s) we just came down and got lost in
The zigzaggy path(s) we just came down and got lost in

Meadows at Kirkstonefoot
Meadows at Kirkstonefoot
Waterfall on Dovedale Beck
Waterfall on Dovedale Beck
Jon strides up Dovedale
Jon strides up Dovedale
Sunlight starts to break through, illuminating Angletarn Pikes
Sunlight starts to break through, illuminating Angletarn Pikes

Steps helping us up the hill
Steps helping us up the hill
Place Fell and Hartsop-above-How
Place Fell and Hartsop-above-How
A little green cave carved in the peat by a stream
A little green cave carved in the peat by a stream
Sunlight finally reaches us!
Sunlight finally reaches us!

The eastern fells
The eastern fells
Brothers Water and Kirkstonefoot, way below us now
Brothers Water and Kirkstonefoot, way below us now
The summit at Red Screes
The summit at Red Screes
A long view down Windermere
A long view down Windermere

Sunshine over Loughrigg Fell
Sunshine over Loughrigg Fell
A gentle track downhill
A gentle track downhill
Our last ascent, up by Stock Ghyll
Our last ascent, up by Stock Ghyll
Back where we started, at the third-highest pub in England
Back where we started, at the third-highest pub in England

Walk led by Vince B; photos also by Vince
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