31st August 2014

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): circuit from Burnbanks via Low Kop, Measand Beck and Haweswater shore

climbing onto Bampton Common

coffee stop

looking north

abandoned farm implement beside the track ..

.. looks as it was being used to collect these bales of bracken

looking back east with the Pennines in the distance

first glimpse of Haweswater

heading across an intervening valley to Low Cop

looking northeastwards down the valley

ascending Low Kop

at Low Kop summit

looking down on Haweswater on the descent

the descent track looking to the foot of Haweswater

lunch stop in a disused quarry building ..

.. here seen from above ..

.. and here from the east

zooming in on Cross Fell and the Dun fells from the lunch spot

descending after lunch

looking to the head of Haweswater

we cross Measand Beck with Low Cop behind

Haweswater dam and a rowan tree

falls in Measand Beck

lower falls

looking up Haweswater ..

.. and down to the dam

the dam through trees as the path leaves the lake

revisit yesterday's pictures of Nichol End and Derwentwater foot

.. other recent pictures

visit pictures of a recent cruise to the Outer Hebrides including St Kilda

pictures taken with a new Lumix TZ60 since I lost my beloved Ixus in Scotland

you are welcome to copy and use these pictures but please credit the photographer - Ann Bowker

- or better still include a link to my homepage mad about mountains

another selection of recent pictures can be found at Tony Richards' Lakeland CAM

. more at LoweswaterCam

.. and yet more at Leaney's Lakeland Fells

... or visit the other end of England at Cornwall CAM

.... visit a fellow peak bagger and mountain lover at where2walk

..... Keswick Rambling Club Home Page

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