Oak Cottage - Loweswater

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Time and place : Wednesday 16th Aug 2003 The Buttermere Valley, Cumbria UK.

Occasion : A Walk with Jill, Nigel, Richard and Matthew Batchelor, Anne and Andrew Leaney, Andy, Loraine, Ann and the dogs.

Walk details : 5.4 mile walk from Buttermere Church, up High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head.

2728 feet of ascent. 6hrs approx.

Weather :Warm and dry with occasional cloud cover. Slight breeze on top.


Starting group at Buttermere.

Robinson summit - time for a break.

Loraine said goodbye here as she continued the walk at a faster pace due to evening committments.


What don't you have in that rucksack Jill ?

Look - I've found what I wanted . . . so there.


A warm day deserves a slightly longer break.

Ann and Andrew, Andy and Ann plus a rather muddy dog.

Final summit group on Dale Head.

Evening refreshments, and someone else does the washing up . . . hurray !


Technical note: Pictures taken with a Canon IXUS 400 Digital camera.

Resized in Photoshop, and built up on a Dreamweaver web builder.

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