Monday 4th October 2010

 

Start Point : Buttermere Church (NY 176 170)

                   

Distance : 4.5 miles          Height Ascended : 160 metres

 

Route Map

 

 

Passing showers Keskadale.

 

Aikin Knott rainbow.

 

Buttermere crossroads.

 

Golden shore-line.

 

Haystacks and High Crag across Buttermere.

 

High Crag.

 

Russet Shank (?) from mossy oak bark.

Autumnal colours - High Snockrigg behind.

 

The lakeside path briefly cuts through the rock.

 

Violet finds a perch.

 

The Buttermere Pines below Haystacks.

 

Looking along the Buttermere Pines towards a cloud covered High Crag.

 

The head of Buttermere provides a roost for a flock of Canada Geese.

 

Crossing over Warnscale Beck at Peggy's Bridge………………

 

………………………….and the view in the opposite direction.

 

Fleetwith Pike over Warnscale Beck.

 

A hint of brightness over Hindscarth Edge and Dale Head.

 

A look back to Fleetwith Pike.

 

Brighter skies to the north over Rannerdale Knotts, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike and Wandope.

 

Buttermere.