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The Old Man of Coniston
803m (2635ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record The Old Man of Coniston as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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English Mountain
37th highest in England,
71st in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 30)

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English Nuttall
45th highest in England,
87th in England & Wales

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English Marilyn
14th highest in England,
387th in Great Britain

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English Trig Point (Pillar)

Walk The Old Man of Coniston walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: Chris Leonard

The Old Man of Coniston is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 96 & 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



The Old Man of Coniston is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.

You can walk to the top of The Old Man of Coniston by using any of these 6 easy to follow route maps:








Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited The Old Man of Coniston Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Old Man of Coniston

Stephen Eddy walked up on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny, cloudy

Andy Buxton climbed on September 2nd, 1995 [from/via/route] Via Copper Mines Path. Continuing to Brim Fell and Swirl How then down Prison Band and Levers Water [with] Ckive Fenn, Rachel, Dan [weather] Clear with some showers

Sarah Hamer bagged on May 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked many times from centre of Coniston [with] Chris Hamer [weather] Dry and sunny

Ashleigh O'neill hiked during May, 2016 [from/via/route] ambleside - date not known [with] hubby - walk goes near The Mortal Man

Stephen Batson summited on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Clare [weather] Mixture of sunshine & fog

Adrian Howard conquered on September 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road car park

Mike Walker scaled on July 28th, 2009 [from/via/route] Esk Dale [with] Alone [weather] OK - Nice and quiet on the summit

Geoff Ward walked up on April 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] S, J and A. [weather] Sunny with snow on the ground.

Andrew Johnson climbed on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Some cloud, very windy, snow and ice on tops - Scary descent of Swirl How ridge.

Linda Craven bagged on October 31st, 2019 [from/via/route] Walna Scar road, map C123 [with] Kerry Louise, and Taffy [weather] Bright but cold and very windy. - First of the day, a good climb up, bright but cold. Quite a few climbers, very cold and windy on the top.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of The Old Man of Coniston

Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston from White Maiden the high point on Walna Scar

Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston from White Maiden the high point on Walna Scar

Photo: Andy Malcolm (151)

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (4)

Top o' Selside summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam as a backdrop

Top o' Selside summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam as a backdrop

Photo: Paul Gibson (23)

Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (1)

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (5)

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

White Maiden summit cairn with Grey Friar (left), Dow Crag, Brown Pike and The Old Man of Coniston (right) in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (144)

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Neil Milling (17)

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (1)

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Phil Jackson (3)


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