5th December 2012

today's walk (Keswick rambling club): Tarn Hows


frozen puddles in the fields looking to the Yewdale Fells


Coniston Old Man from the roadside path


Coniston Water across the road from the roadside path


heading into the Monk Coniston estate


looking across the fields to Coniston Old Man


the gazebo -


- a good place for a coffee stop


pool and weir on the path up to Tarn Hows


Tarn Hows from the south


ascending Tom Heights


Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam from the south top of Tom Heights


zooming in on the Langdale Pikes from the same top


zooming in on Crinkle Crags, Pike o'Blisco and Bowfell from the same top


Helvellyn and Fairfield from the north top of Tom Heights


descending to Tarn Hows


on the clockwise circuit of Tarn Hows


Wetherlam seen across the lake from the higher path


looking up the lake from the higher path


descending to the tarn from the higher path with Coniston Old Man beyond


another shot over Tarn Hows with some ice on the tarn


descending on the lane (currently closed to vehicles) with Wetherlam ahead


Coniston Water comes into view after we join a bridleway


zooming in on Coniston Water


the final descent through the trees


the Dog House, a folly built to house foxhounds, recently restored by the National Trust