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