Glenridding Weekend Away

4th-6th June 2010

Saturday's long walk, up Striding Edge to Helvellyn
Setting off: sunshine!
Setting off: sunshine!
The first stretch is a steady steep uphill...
The first stretch is a steady steep uphill...
...immediately rewarded with great views
...immediately rewarded with great views
Mel and Peter wondering where the path has gone
Mel and Peter wondering where the path has gone

Red Tarn
Red Tarn
Bleaberry Crag...
Bleaberry Crag...
...a good place for...
...a good place for...
a little sit down;
a little sit down;

before hitting Striding Edge
before hitting Striding Edge
The first of several tricky pinnacles
The first of several tricky pinnacles
Very narrow...
Very narrow...
...but Angela doesn't seem worried.
...but Angela doesn't seem worried.

On we stride!
On we stride!
Emma showing no fear
Emma showing no fear
...and steeply down from another pinnacle
...and steeply down from another pinnacle

Last push...
Last push...
...to the summit...
...to the summit...
...where we find: crowds!
...where we find: crowds!
A bit of clear space now to take in the best views in town
A bit of clear space now to take in the best views in town

Ullswater and the north-east fells
Ullswater and the north-east fells
Thirlmere and the north fells
Thirlmere and the north fells
A moment of calm on the way down
A moment of calm on the way down
Closer down: from Sheffield Pike
Closer down: from Sheffield Pike


Walk led by Peter C; photos by Peter, Emma G and Brian B
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