Thornthwaite 2015 (May) Gallery

Digital photographs taken while staying at our base in Thornthwaite, nr. Keswick, September 2015.

(23 images)

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Sun 3rd - Keswick Half Marathon

 

click in picture to link to the KHM page with 39 pictures

 

Sat 2nd - Whinlatter Forest above Comb Beck

 

                          

 

The Comb Beck seen on the path up to the forest from Thornthwaite

 

in the forest approaching the old Mill Dam

 

Mon 4th - Dodd

 

view to Clough Head and Great Dodd from our early morning end-of-dog-walk

 

Bassenthwaite Lake from Dodd's outlying spur. Two people can be seen on the actual summit.

 

from the same viewpoint : the Dodds and Helvellyn (l); Keswick, Derwent Water (c); Newlands and the North-Western fells (r).

 

 

 

Wed 6th  - Seat How

 

early morning rain and clouds sweeping over Little Man herald a bad weather day ahead - fortunately things clear up later and we set off up through the forest to Seat How

 

Grisedale Pike

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Causey Pike from Seat how

 

Thurs 7th - Grisedale Pike

 

 

Skiddaw from high in the Hospital Plantation where the ATB track cuts the forest road

 

 

Skiddaw and Blencathra from Swirl How

 

 

Crag Hill and, below in the valley, the Force Crag mine, Force Crag above it - Coledale Hause & Grasmoor off to the right

(from the steep final ascent to Grisedale Pike summit)

 

Grisedale Pike summit view

 

 

 

 

descending Hobcarton End

 

retrospect of Grisedale Pike

 

final descent before entering the forest - the Whinlatter Pass road can now be seen below

 

from beside the last rocky outcrop seen in the previous picture - the view north-west over the Whinlatter Pass to the Solway Firth and Scotland

 

end of the day back in Thornthwaite

 

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