Lake District weekend away at Rydal hall

24th January 2010

Sunday's longer walk, up the Langdale Pikes and High Raise
Great Langdale, from part-way up the ascent
Great Langdale, from part-way up the ascent
We're above the snowline now
We're above the snowline now
Thorn Crag col...
Thorn Crag col...
...below Harrison Stickle
...below Harrison Stickle

Vince's pretending he's not feeling the cold
Vince's pretending he's not feeling the cold
Looking up at Harrison Stickle
Looking up at Harrison Stickle
A view from near the top; serious snow conditions at this height
A view from near the top; serious snow conditions at this height
Trying to walk on the snow crust without falling through
Trying to walk on the snow crust without falling through

Intrepid walkers (thinking about going up Pike o' Stickle)
Intrepid walkers (thinking about going up Pike o' Stickle)
Not so intrepid walkers (sensibly not trying a difficult scramble up an icy crag)
Not so intrepid walkers (sensibly not trying a difficult scramble up an icy crag)
Setting off again onto the plateau
Setting off again onto the plateau
Massive wintry landscape
Massive wintry landscape

Stickle Tarn completely frozen over
Stickle Tarn completely frozen over
Pavey Ark
Pavey Ark
Pavey Ark
Pavey Ark
Cath wondering how to get across the stream
Cath wondering how to get across the stream

Mel shows how it's done
Mel shows how it's done
Dungeon Gill
Dungeon Gill
Waterfall
Waterfall

Walk led by Richard E; photos by Barry F, Lou S and Mark H
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