Glenridding Weekend Away

1st August 2009

Saturday's medium walk: Fairfield and St. Sunday Crag
Phil in his poncho
Phil in his poncho
First checkpoint: Lanty's Tarn
First checkpoint: Lanty's Tarn
Jules' army at Ruthwaite Lodge
Jules' army at Ruthwaite Lodge
After lunch the question arose on...
After lunch the question arose on...

... how to cross Grisedale Beck ...
... how to cross Grisedale Beck ...
... without getting wet feet.
... without getting wet feet.
That's that! Let's move on!
That's that! Let's move on!
Minor ascent ahead: Fairfield
Minor ascent ahead: Fairfield

Not without looking back: Grisedale Tarn and Dollywaggon Pike
Not without looking back: Grisedale Tarn and Dollywaggon Pike
Chloe and James enjoying the view (and the sunny spells)
Chloe and James enjoying the view (and the sunny spells)
On top of Fairfield (probably)
On top of Fairfield (probably)
Where there's an up, there must be a down: St. Sunday Crage
Where there's an up, there must be a down: St. Sunday Crage

Quite steep descent, actually
Quite steep descent, actually
The posse gazing at Striding Edge on the other side
The posse gazing at Striding Edge on the other side
The Pink Ladies with Ullswater in the background
The Pink Ladies with Ullswater in the background
Back in Grisedale...
Back in Grisedale...

... looking around to where we've been ...
... looking around to where we've been ...
... we decided to do another loop
... we decided to do another loop
Or maybe it's time to go home: Glenridding
Or maybe it's time to go home: Glenridding
A friendly welcome from Barry and John at the Traveller's Rest
A friendly welcome from Barry and John at the Traveller's Rest

Happy that we've done it, happy that it's over
Happy that we've done it, happy that it's over

Walk led by Julia E; photos by Barry F and Verena M
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