|Got chatting to John after breakfast and discovered he's|
a former Mercia Fell Runner, so I reunited him with the
On the Bank Holiday Monday I couldn't bear just to drive straight home from the Lakes, so despite some pretty iffy weather I dumped the car on the northbound verge at Dunmail and wandered up Steel Fell: now I know why people seem to be going so slowly up there on BG videos - it's flipping steep, even the bottom bit.. Mind you there's a path, which there wasn't 20 years ago when I last wandered along this way.
|Looking down to Thirlmere from just west of the summit of Steel Fell|
|Calf Crag, with High Raise in cloud behind|
|Perched boulder with Calf Crag behind|
|Another view of Thirlmere, this time from just north of the summit on the way down.|