The Old Man of Coniston

DATE : 4th May 2003

Old Man of Coniston & the Dow Crag Fells

The Coppermines Valley

Dissused quarry buildings passed on the ascent of Coniston Old Man

Low Water at the foot of the Old Man

The ridge to Swirl How

Admiring the length of Coniston Water

Low Water & Wetherlam from the summit of Coniston Old Man

View back on Coniston Village with Consiton Water & Windmere visible

The steep sides of Dow Crag with Harter Fell in shadow behind

Low Water & the zig zag path up onto the Old Man

View back on Coniston Old Man summit

The route ahead across Levers Hause to Little & Great How Crag

To the west , Seathwaite Tarn

Levers Water from Great How Crag

Tilberthwaite Fells & Little Langdale from Swirl How

Heading for Wetherlam along the Prison Band

A storm over Coniston from the descent of Wetherlam

A wet Coniston Old Man & Coppermines Valley