Scandale Horseshoe

DATE : 1st May 2006

Looking across Scandale to Red Screes on the ascent of Low Pike

Loughrigg Fell & Rydal Water with a shower moving over the Coniston Fells

The route ahead to Low Pike & High Pike

Ambleside & Windermere

View back along the ridge

Another shower moves across near the Coniston Fells

The route across the head of the Scandale Pass to Red Screes

High Pike from Dove Crag

Our route now heads towards Little Hart Crag seen to the left

A patch of sunlight illuminates Dovedale with Brothers Water in the distance

Southern view along Scandale

The path drops down to the head of the Scandale Pass then a long climb up Red Screes

Looking back to Little Hart Crag & Dove Crag , in the background between the two is St Sunday Crag

On Red Screes summit area now with Smallthwaite Band leading to Middle Dodd

Just ahead is the summit of Red Screes

Close up of the Kirkstone Pass Inn

Panning out shows the Kirkstone Pass heading left to Troutbeck and the Struggle leading right to Ambleside

"Ooh look ! I can see the pub from here"

The route back to Ambleside across Snarker Moss

Close up of Sallows & Sour Howes with Kendal and Ingleborough in the background

Looking back to Red Screes

View across the Stock Ghyll valley to Baystones & Wansfell Pike

The Kirkstone Pass Inn again flanked by Red Screes & Caudale Moor

On Snarker Pike with Ambleside & Windermere ahead

Sunbursting over Grasmere

Fading sunlight on Wansfell Pike