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