Friday, 27 March 2015

A Wasdale walk and wild camp

looking back down the valley on route to meet some new outdoor peeps.....Ste and Chris



A flat calm Irish sea simmering int sun



Really impressed with this pack,even when i over load it with an extra 4 litres off water for camp




Oscar waiting for me to put the shelter up        

A very good motto
 



Stunning late afternoon   
                                           
lovely blue skies
Sun starting to leave us slowely



                                                                                                                                           
Lovely pitch between twin tops of Red pike
Sunsetting behind Haycock
Wasdale valley bottom ,looking along way down
Great Gable pre-dawn
MLD Shelters
Cuben face
Best part of the day
Gossamergear Marisopa ready for the off again
Photo bombed
Mr Taylor
Lee on ridge near Steeple
Oscar the mountian dog enjoying the views                                                                  
MLD Trailstar and a Duomid         
Flatter than it looks on here
Scoat fell 


MLD Duomid



Squatter





                               
Heres a link to a short vid i made too


 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTs5aSl_tnc



And heres a link to amp and gpx

  http://www.shareyouradventure.com/map/55882/munro277/Track-21-Mar-2015-0808


evening brew and what a great view
















 
Just after sunrise,looking to Gable about -4c




    






Oscar ready for his tea now camp is made  


 

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

A trip from Nov 2011,one of my best winter camps



Grest views off the Scafells from Esk pike


Back in the day when he still carried his own gear and food




Looking north from Esk hause



Even with sun up it was still only -3c



Heavy frost over nite,i recorded -8c at 4 am then went back to sleep again



Camp on upper slopes of Great End





















Nice hats on Skiddaw and Blencathra

Gable from Great end summit












Oscar waiting for sunrise and some warmth


















Photo bombed !



























Sunset behind Scafells














Moonrise over Great End summit





















Cant see it,and i cudnt capture it but when i went out around 9 pm ...i found i had a nite time inversion,only had two and there something special







































Last of the sunset




































































Even had a flyby




















Harter fell from Bowfell







Three tarns