THIS WEEK:

Friday 30th

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thin ice at the edge of the tarn

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up onto Tom Heights, a view of the steep eastern crags of Wetherlam

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blue sky over Grizedale

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first view of the Langdale Pikes from the southern cairn

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climbing to the middle cairn, company

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quite a few sheep up here, there's food below on the Yewdale side

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a view of Grisedale Hause, dark clouds on Helvellyn

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the southern cairn and Coniston Water

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Thursday 29th

locals waiting below Stagshaw Gardens

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no ice creams at Waterhead

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business as usual at the Ambleside Pier

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on the road to the Drunken Duck

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looking the other way, towards Ambleside and High Pike

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10.15 am. skies at Sawrey Ground, starting a walk to Rose Castle

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it looks full of snow

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the view from Rose Castle, the Kirkstone fells and Wansfell Pike. A very cold wind up here.

Wednesday 28th

9.30 am. at Tarn Hows, the first time the main car park has been completely empty, ever

fresh snow on Helvellyn

Wetherlam from the one-way past Tarn Hows Cottage

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1.30 pm. sleet and snow shower at Yew Tree Tarn

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3.30 pm. sunshine in the windows of Lakeland, Windermere

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4 pm. angry skies at at High Cross.

Tuesday 27th

Market Place, Ambleside, quiet on a damp morning

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the NatWest building

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Stepping Stones, Rydal

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they look a bit wet and slippery, our four-legged friend would cross, but I'm not so sure

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locals by the river Rothay

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the bend at Foxghyll

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Foxghyll Country House and the start of the Foxghyll path up through all the rhododendrons

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nearing Pelter Bridge, mist lifting from Nab Scar

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Monday 26th

One or two spits and spots of rain, at High Close

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it looks wetter in Great Langdale

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a delivery at Brantwood

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snowdrops and a dragon on the way through the gardens to the Brantwood jetty

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the cloud-covered Coniston fells

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interesting hinges on a gate behind the car park.

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