Saturday 5th July 2008: A ride to Skiddaw House and along the Old Coach Road.
The sign for Cycle Cafe in Greystoke.
Waiting for food.
The cake photo.
Stopping for everyone to catch up, on the climb out of Greystoke.
The road head on national cycle route 71
On the road between Low Mill and Mosedale
Heading up the Caldew Valley
The last few yards of tarmac before the start of the track.
Looking back down the valley
Looking up the valley
The start of the track
Stopping for lunch.
The pack lunch.
It’s started to rain again! Looking back down the track.
The first view of Skiddaw House
Looking back down the track.
Crossing over the River Caldew.
The view from Skiddaw House looking towards Blease Fell.
Dropping down from Skiddaw House to cross over Salehow Beck.
View of the track a head and the Glenderaterra Valley.
Looking back on the track heading to Threlkeld
Fixing Geoff’s bike.
Stopping to looking at the view!
The last part of the track down to the Blencathra Centre.
The start of the Old Coach Road.
The start of the climb out of St. John in the Vale.
At the top of the climb out St.John’s in the Vale.
The road ahead! Those black clouds ahead gave us our final soaking of the day.
The view looking back down the Road with Skiddaw in the background.
Just cross over Mosedale Beck via the Mariel Bridge.
Back at the cars!
Wet feet again!
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