a nice way to start a walk...
and Applethwaite must have some of the best views in the Lakes, but
today was hazy, as I said.
Lake, from the top of Dodd.
down from the top of Carl Side. That's Newlands down there
(you'll have to believe me). Although it was warm down below,
this was where the wind made itself felt, and I had to put on a fleece
for the first time
is the ridge from Ullock Pike towards Long Side.
top of Skiddaw, from near the top of Carl Side. You can see a
path going up right to left across this huge lump of scree, which is
one good reason not to climb Skiddaw from this direction. I have
never managed to get up this path without having to stop, and I
cordially hate it! It's slightly worse going down...
feeling the worse for wear, at the top of Skiddaw. She was not
Mind you, we had been in a hurry, for some reason, and the whole walk took only 4.5 hours
just visible from the top of Skiddaw Little Man.
from near Skiddaw Little Man. Blencathra is in the background.
|The dogs after
what was a lovely, long walk. Samba still smiling, Sophie not
quite so sure...