A quick bimble around Haweswater

A gorgeous evening and perfect opportunity for an evening walk to tidy up some wainwrights. Tanya, Tilly and Gary came to join us. We arranged to meet at the bottom of Haweswater.

It was lovely to see Tanya again.

20140616-184551-67551098.jpg
As we set off up the clearly marked path, we heard lots of beeping of a car horn. Walked on, only for it to get more frequent! As we turned round saw that Stu and his dogs were waving furiously! That’s Stu not the dogs!

So we waited for him to catch up and headed up to our first summit Branstree. It was a steady walk up not too taxing.

20140616-184939-67779519.jpg

20140616-184939-67779842.jpg
Soon the summit was in sight and it was a disappointing summit marker! Branstree my 148th wainwright.

20140616-190436-68676955.jpg

20140616-190436-68676293.jpg

20140616-190436-68676724.jpg
That Stu the photo bomber hehe!!

20140616-190539-68739097.jpg
From here it was a well marked path over to Selside pike. There were some very large impressive stone cairns en route.

20140616-190852-68932710.jpg

20140616-190852-68932412.jpg
It was such a gorgeous evening and was nice taking advantage of the good weather. Selside pike wainwright number 149.

20140616-191015-69015156.jpg

20140616-191015-69015489.jpg

20140616-191015-69015717.jpg

20140616-191014-69014832.jpg
Lovely views of Haweswater to descend back to the car to.

20140616-191226-69146812.jpg

20140616-191227-69147252.jpg

20140616-191227-69147594.jpg
The car in sight and was too late to get our walkers reward. Will have to have double next time 😉
55 wainwrights to go….


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s