Lake District weekend away at Rydal hall

23rd January 2010

Saturday's long walk: Fairfield, and most of the other Eastern fells
Misty morning
Misty morning
Cumbria bathed in fog
Cumbria bathed in fog
Ghostly mist in the Rothay Valley
Ghostly mist in the Rothay Valley
Ditto
Ditto

Steeply up (isn't it always?)
Steeply up (isn't it always?)
Getting higher and colder now
Getting higher and colder now
Peter contemplating
Peter contemplating
Herdwick sheep, well wrapped-up against the weather
Herdwick sheep, well wrapped-up against the weather

Looking west to the Coniston range
Looking west to the Coniston range
Mist now covering everything below the high fells
Mist now covering everything below the high fells
The icy summit of Fairfield
The icy summit of Fairfield
St. Sunday Crag
St. Sunday Crag

Whiteout
Whiteout
Heavy going climbing through the snow
Heavy going climbing through the snow
But a lot easier sliding down!
But a lot easier sliding down!
Cath and Lou going in convoy
Cath and Lou going in convoy

Chloe turning and braking before hitting the photographer
Chloe turning and braking before hitting the photographer
Descent down to the misty valleys again
Descent down to the misty valleys again
A hot drink in Ambleside
A hot drink in Ambleside
Taking an easy route back to the bunkhouse
Taking an easy route back to the bunkhouse

Walk led by Roger G; photos by Mark H and Lou S
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