Barf & Lords Seat

DATE : 14th - 15th May 2005

Skiddaw from the steep scree climb up to the Bishop

The Bishop of Barf looking over the Derwent valley

Close up of Keswick

Panning out reveals the blue waters of Derwentwater

Bassenthwaite Lake from near Barf's summit

The conical profile of Barf casts a long shadow on the fields below

The long arms of Catbells & Hindscarth

Barf provides this excellent view of Skiddaw & Bassenthwaite Lake

Latrigg & the Dodds are turned a shade of pink from the setting sun

Tonight's pitch behind Barf's summit

The sun sets behind Lords Seat , Criffel is visible in the distance to the right

Close up of the red skies

In the morning clouds have moved in the cast a gloom over the valley

After packing the tent away the next objective is Lords Seat

On the ascent of Lords Seat looking back to Barf & Skiddaw

On Lords Seat summit now with a view towards Broom Fell

Grisedale Pike from Seat How

Latrigg , Keswick & the Dodds

4 hills in ascending order , Braithwaite How , Swindside , High Seat & Helvellyn

View south to Causey Pike & Catbells

Looking back along the forestry path towards Grisedale Pike

Back to the start at Beckstones looking up the scree slope to the Bishop