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