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