Thursday 24th May 2012
Start point: High Nibthwaite
(SD 294 897)
Brock Barrow (OF) from High Nibthwaite
Distance: 1.5 miles
Total Ascent: 175 metres
Time Taken: 45 minutes
Start Time: 09:30
Weather: Warm and hazy. 18oC
Summer has returned to the Lake District
and it has been warmer than warm this week. I have not been doing much
walking this week but have been out and about with my camera as shown in
the first set of shots. Today I had a short walk up to Brock Barrow at
the southern end of Coniston Water.
I couldn't resist this scene on Tuesday...
...I thought it looked like one of those scenes from
A mirror finish on Coniston Water at Parkamoor Jetty.
Beacon Fell from the jetty.
The Coniston fells.
Coniston Bluebells - about to be overtaken by the
Looking good in the sunshine though.
Tuesday was also (bad?) haircut day for the boys and
with the threatened good weather coming, they needed it.
Shaking out the cobwebs at Roanhead.
On Wednesday, it was a real scorcher...
The Langdale Pikes from Elter Water.
A good place to be.
The Langdale Pikes.
On with the walk...
All is calm at Lake Bank, the mist is just starting to
burn off and you can see it up to the right. Also missing are the
Coniston fells, still hidden by the mist to the north.
Another day of perfect reflections.
Climbing from Nibthwaite, Beacon Fell is over the
rooftops but to the right the mist is clearing from the Coniston fells
Climbing higher looking across Allan Tarn to the big
bank of fog sitting over the edge of the coast.
The steep way up.
The Coniston fells from Brock Barrow.
It is slightly hazy today but very warm up here.
The view from the second cairn.
Looking down on Coniston Water.
The Old Man and Wetherlam reflected.
The long tongues and short fur tell the tale of the
Back down at Nibthwaite, looking across to Beacon
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