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The Old Man of Coniston
802m (2633ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England

The summit of The Old Man of Coniston is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.


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


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41st highest in England,
75th in England & Wales

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(No. 30)

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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

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You can walk to the top of The Old Man of Coniston by using any of these 6 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

The easiest big 'Lakeland Fell' to bag

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 5ml (8km)
Ascent:1,935ft (590m)
Time:4 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 5 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

A less crowded route up The Old Man

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 7.5ml (12km)
Ascent:2,762ft (842m)
Time:5.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c123 The Old Man of Coniston and Swirl How from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Lakeland's easiest 'big' mountain

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.25ml (13km)
Ascent:2,778ft (847m)
Time:5.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

Quiet and lonely (except for the Old Man!)

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.5ml (15km)
Ascent:3,523ft (1,074m)
Time:7 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

Superb views of Coniston Water

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 9.75ml (15.5km)
Ascent:3,664ft (1,117m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Superb high level route

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 12.75ml (20.5km)
Ascent:4,191ft (1,277m)
Time:8.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 8 Icon (Hard)

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

Tim Winn walked up The Old Man of Coniston on September 30th, 2023 [with] Barry, Paul and Andy [weather] Wet Day

Christine Shepherd climbed The Old Man of Coniston on May 27th, 1994 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] My husband Peter [weather] Fine walking weather - I remember being struck by the amazing turquoise colour of Low Water on this walk. Have climbed The Old Man on two other occasions as part of the Coniston Round on 31.7.07 & 1.10.11. using walk c420. Did the Coniston Seven again on 4.8.23 in wonderful walking weather.

Martin Woods bagged The Old Man of Coniston on March 4th, 2023 [from/via/route] Old man of Coniston to Swirl How, Black Sails & Wetherlam c306 [with] N/A [weather] Overcast, 7 degerees in the valley cold on the tops - Be careful of navigation towards Swirl How easy to forget where you are up to

James Hughes hiked The Old Man of Coniston on February 27th, 2023 [from/via/route] Coniston, Old Man Coniston, Prison Band, Black Sails Wetherlam [with] Solo [weather] Cold, cloudy with sleet showers, icy on paths - Cold, cloudy, sleet & drizzle. Completed within 5 hours. Pint of Bluebird at Black Bull Inn.

Emma Simmonds summited The Old Man of Coniston on August 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] Goat tarn to top the onto Swirl How's & down past the copper mines [with] Kevin, Sam, Dad, Keith, Margaret and Joe [weather] Dry, low cloud at the top, cool.

Paul Roddam conquered The Old Man of Coniston on February 5th, 2023 [from/via/route] from Walna Scar Car Park [with] Bri, Barber, Tom and Bowers [weather] Amazing sunny winters day

Tina Parker scaled The Old Man of Coniston on November 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Susan

John Tippins walked up The Old Man of Coniston on April 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] No recollection [with] Don't remember - Walked it again on 23rd October 2022

Sarah Baker climbed The Old Man of Coniston on April 4th, 2021 [with] Larry baker, [weather] Beautiful day, slightly hazy, bit cold - Up & back didn't do the loop route

Sarah Moore bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] c306 [with] On my own [weather] Incredible views but incredible heat - very glad I set off early.

Ian Ashton hiked The Old Man of Coniston on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Part of seathwaite Round [with] SOLO

Caroline Winter summited The Old Man of Coniston on August 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] Wanna Scar road CP, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Low Water, track via quarries back to CP. [with] Becky [weather] Warm with light SW wind. Visibility good at YH below, but poor towards Northern Fells. Improved by early afternoon & good views from The Old Man - Bank holiday walk. Last few places at car park, & hoping that sun dries mud at rear wheels of car when we get back, otherwise Becky will need to push us out. Pleasant walking up to Dow crag. Horrible biting midges on trig. Stopped for lunch overlooking Goats Water & then a steady climb to The Old Man, to find more midges. Passed walkers huffing & puffing up from the quarries. Our route up much more pleasant. Stopped at Low water to soak up the sun & bathe feet, & dared Becky to swim over to near by rocks-which she couldn't resist doing. Easy walk back to car, & mud had dried.

Paul Austen conquered The Old Man of Coniston on July 3rd, 1985 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mum, Dad and Jennifer [weather] Very hot & misty - Travelled by bus to Coniston from White Cross Bay

Geoff Hand scaled The Old Man of Coniston on March 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk Walk from Seathwaite. on The Walna Scar Road [with] Alone with Tess [weather] lovely morning early on, but turned cloudy & a bit damp early afternoon - Seathwaite is very secluded. took a lot of time getting there so did a shorter walk than I had planned. So did Brown Pike, Dow Crag & then Old Man. Came back by Seathwaite Tarn which was really nice. Very quiet after Old Man.

Mr M A Blanchard walked up The Old Man of Coniston on November 16th, 2021 [weather] Cloudy

Gareth Wilkinson climbed The Old Man of Coniston on November 5th, 2021 [from/via/route] walked straight up from coniston [with] Diane [weather] wet

Richard Marshall bagged The Old Man of Coniston on September 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] Me Dave Elsie Roxy Bo Julie and Kelly [weather] Wet!!

Kevin Foster hiked The Old Man of Coniston on September 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. [with] By myself. [weather] Sunny with some high cloud cover. Perfect conditions really. - I decided to revisit Swirl How & Great Carrs after the low cloud on the previous week's visit blotted out all the views. A brief summary of the route was: Coppermines valley, Levers water, Swirl Hause, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friars, Levers Hause, Brim Fell, Old Man, Goats Hause, Dow crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Walna Scar, White Maiden & return to the Walna Scar road for the long descent back into Coniston. The clear visibility really opened up the views as far as Morecambe Bay, the Isle of Man & possibly Blackpool Tower!? A superb day's walking from start to finish.

Pete George summited The Old Man of Coniston on July 17th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Sunny & hot

Andrew Flynn conquered The Old Man of Coniston on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. Walk number 19. The Coniston Fells [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Jeremy Torrance scaled The Old Man of Coniston on January 20th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Duncan and Johann

Louise Gardner has walked up The Old Man of Coniston [from/via/route] Sun Inn [with] Rob [weather] Sunny

Damian Doyle climbed The Old Man of Coniston on June 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] Conniston [with] Yvonne, Ciaran & Orla [weather] Sunny, windy on top - First trip to Lake District

Andrew Wood bagged The Old Man of Coniston on April 28th, 2021 [with] Ade [weather] Windy & cold

Mark Hazelton hiked The Old Man of Coniston on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked from car park in Coniston via Walna Scar Road to Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag then Old Man of Coniston dropping off front to Quarry via direct route [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Lovely sunny spring day - Must wear thinner socks or warm weather boots on warm sunny days

John Bryers summited The Old Man of Coniston on May 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [with] Janet Bryers, David, Janine and Freya Gray. With Mya and Jazz [weather] Warm with cool breeze on ridge. Sunny & warm with a cool breeze on ridges

Richard Annett conquered The Old Man of Coniston on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston main car park. Cracking porridge at Regedd. Hard descent off Swirl Fell past mine workings. . [with] Jayne [weather] Snow but light. - End of lockdown on 12th but v busy.

Alan Smith scaled The Old Man of Coniston on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Coniston. With kev. Hot sunny day [with] kevin [weather] Sunny

John Fenwick walked up The Old Man of Coniston on August 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from school in Coniston [with] Romany [weather] Very cold & wind for time of year. Good visibility - Very busy on way up. Came down via Levers water

Sarah Culverhouse climbed The Old Man of Coniston on August 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] Mary Puppins [weather] glorious sunshine

Stephen Eddy bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] Sunny, cloudy

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

Sarah Hamer summited The Old Man of Coniston on May 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked many times from centre of Coniston [with] Chris Hamer [weather] Dry & sunny

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

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

Adrian Howard walked up The Old Man of Coniston on September 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road car park

Mike Walker climbed The Old Man of Coniston on July 28th, 2009 [from/via/route] Esk Dale [with] Alone [weather] OK - Nice & quiet on the summit

Geoff Ward bagged The Old Man of Coniston on April 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] S, J and A. [weather] Sunny with snow on the ground.

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

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

Richard Marchant conquered The Old Man of Coniston on June 1st, 2008 [from/via/route] This walk saw us all walk out of Coniston over the Miners Bridge up to the old Quarries to Crowberry Haws & on the main path to the top of The Old Man of Coniston then down to Goats Hawse to Goat's Water & followed a path which brought us around the Old Man to the south & back in to Coniston. [with] Nick Harker, Wendy Harker, Jessica Harker, Alison, James and Thomas [weather] Wet dull dreary day.

Margaret Richards scaled The Old Man of Coniston on July 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] from Coniston, The Sun Inn, c254 [with] Don [weather] Dry & mild & sunny, excellent views - Took almost 6 hours in total

Andrew Gayne walked up The Old Man of Coniston on June 30th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walmart Scar Road via Goats Water [with] Becky Gayne [weather] Windy & misty at the top. Cloudy day. Temperature c16 degrees - Day after L'Enclumbe ..... ouch

Elaine Evans climbed The Old Man of Coniston on June 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Coniston, walked up Walna Scar Road then ascended Coniston Old Man via Miners Bridge route, from summit followed path across to Brim Fell, descended to Goat's Hawse then up to summit of Dow Crag, retraced our steps to Goat's Hawse & descended to Goat's Water before following downward path to rejoin the Walna Scar Road back into Coniston. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful day. Light refreshing shower on way back. - Beat the heavy rain today. Well worth taking the route via the disused mine track.

Ken Davies bagged The Old Man of Coniston on March 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] From conistone [with] Bev, [weather] sunny with clear views but cold at top - Steep climb. Bev got lost for short while then played hell with me for letting this happen!

Martyn Howarth hiked The Old Man of Coniston on September 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Parked at east end of Walna Scar Road, to Torver Bridge then up to Goat's Hawse via Goat's Water. Descending via Low Water, through the quarries & along track from Crowberry Haws to Walna Scar Road. [with] Angela Howarth (44), Matilda Howarth (8), Archie Howarth (5). [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells. Good visibility & lovely views. Not too windy. - Also climbed more than once many years ago with family & friends.

David Battersby summited The Old Man of Coniston on April 15th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Walna Scar Car Park then headed up towards Crag O Stile, up to the summit & trig point, then decended via Low Water, the old mine buildings then back to the car park. [with] Just me and the kids. [weather] Dry & overcast, with a cold wind on the summit.

Liz Sheerin conquered The Old Man of Coniston on August 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Neil, Tom, Hannah, Matthew

Lorraine Reynolds scaled The Old Man of Coniston during January, 2016 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Cold snow on ground

Richard Beardsley walked up The Old Man of Coniston on February 22nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked route C210 The Old Man Of Coniston from Walna Scar Road. Started walk at 1100hrs & finished at 1525hrs [with] Gillian, Paula, Andy, Dylan, Lara and Daniel. [weather] Dry & pleasantly sunny for the time of year. - Car Park a bit hairy to get to but luckily no oncoming traffic. A very enjoyable walk, the grandkids, (twin seven year olds & another aged ten),absolutely loved it. A lot of people about, (half term).

Terry Moran climbed The Old Man of Coniston on August 27th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [weather] Sunny / Cloudy

David Watson bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Sunny

John Almond hiked The Old Man of Coniston on July 2nd, 2018 [from/via/route] c306 solo walk from Coniston - roadside parking near The Sun Hotel - Miners Bridge - Low Water - THE OLD MAN OF CONISTON - Brim Fell - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Hole Rake - Miners Bridge - Wainwright 131 [weather] Very hot, nice cooling breeze on the tops

Michael Lee summited The Old Man of Coniston during May, 1984 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Bob [weather] cloudy. - Nice

Phillip Bulley conquered The Old Man of Coniston on May 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via tourist path. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny & very windy.

Iain Jones scaled The Old Man of Coniston on July 2nd, 2011 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [with] Nicola Robins - 27 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 7 (Coniston)

Andrew Peate walked up The Old Man of Coniston on August 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Wetherlam [with] Harry

Andrew Joss climbed The Old Man of Coniston on July 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Barbara [weather] Sunny with a little cloud

Bill Salisbury bagged The Old Man of Coniston on January 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston

Chris Sheard hiked The Old Man of Coniston on May 16th, 2002 [from/via/route] Across from Brim fell - 30 Jan 2002 - 15 November 2008 - [with] ML Training - Cadets on sign off - Cadets [weather] Lovely warm day - cold snowing - cold but still - Hot air balloons flying great day Michael did handstand on trig point - scarey

David Wand summited The Old Man of Coniston on May 25th, 1990 [with] Gayle

Brian Moncrief conquered The Old Man of Coniston on March 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston town centre via Walna Scar Rd [with] with the dogs [weather] glorious - treacherous on the route down so went via a couple of the fells - more than doubled the distance & great fun - camped at GT Langdale & had a well earned drink at the ODG

Steve Cookson has scaled The Old Man of Coniston [from/via/route] coniston [with] gillie [weather] sunny

Mark Davidson walked up The Old Man of Coniston on September 5th, 2003 [with] Theresa [weather] Sunny but a little hazy

Steven Routledge climbed The Old Man of Coniston on August 28th, 2016 [from/via/route] Coniston car park [with] Family 3x children 15, 12 &, 10 [weather] Cloudy but warm - Fabulous walk, more rocky than we thought. Dog was shattered.... Great pint of local beer after well worth it.

Chris Robinson bagged The Old Man of Coniston on July 31st, 2016 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [with] Emki [weather] Sunny - Path moved since wainwright book but winged it! Superb views from top & along ridge

Alex Milbourn has hiked The Old Man of Coniston [from/via/route] Coniston village [with] Matt & Hugh

John Walter summited The Old Man of Coniston on July 27th, 2016 [with] Ramblers B+

Craig Gibbin conquered The Old Man of Coniston on September 7th, 2015 [with] Roger's first

Christine Flitcroft scaled The Old Man of Coniston on June 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] sandra [weather] Clear, windy, low cloud but not in it! cold

Phil Higgins walked up The Old Man of Coniston on June 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Coniston Old Hall campsite via Torver, Goat's Water & Lever's Water on the descent. [with] Graduates from ING. [weather] Sun, rain. - Heavy showers when passing both Goats Water & Levers Water. Spent the night following the walk in Coppermines Valley hut.

Richard Fulcher climbed The Old Man of Coniston on May 3rd, 2006 [from/via/route] Hummer Lane [with] Jen Fulcher [weather] Blue skies

Colin Millar bagged The Old Man of Coniston on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Coppermines [weather] Fair, sunny but cold with occasional hail

Marilyn Wadkin hiked The Old Man of Coniston on April 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Starting from Walna Scar car park past Low Water & the old slate mine ruins. Then crossing Goat's Hawse to reach Dow Crag, Buck Pike & Brown Pike & back along Walna Scar Road. [with] Rob. [weather] Sunny & clear.

Norman Charlton summited The Old Man of Coniston on June 22nd, 2015 [with] Joan [weather] Misty / low cloud. Rain drizzle - Didn't enjoy it much

Rodger Beer conquered The Old Man of Coniston on April 4th, 2011 [from/via/route] Coniston Water. [with] Father [weather] Sunny, cold.

Michael Smyth scaled The Old Man of Coniston on June 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Dow Crag & Goats Water [with] Brampton Fell Walkers [weather] Good

David Lord walked up The Old Man of Coniston on September 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston centre [with] Debbie Lord [weather] Mist & very strong winds. - Walked via Goats yarn route & down via the old quarries. Much nicer & far less busy going up by the tarn. I would not go up up or down by the quarry route again.

Tony Rogerson climbed The Old Man of Coniston on May 4th, 2011 [from/via/route] Brown Pike Buck Pike Dow Crag & Old Man [weather] Sunny

Denis Hoyle bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Myself [weather] Good - nice day

Anthony Scott hiked The Old Man of Coniston on September 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Coppermines Valley [with] me [weather] Sunny, some white cloud & occasional mist, but 14 degrees & almost perfect

Tracey Cowell summited The Old Man of Coniston on September 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walna scar rd/ low water/ coniston old man/ brim fell/dow crag/brown pike/walna scar rd [with] Sister [weather] Sunny & hazy & 30 to 40 gusts

James Munroe conquered The Old Man of Coniston on September 12th, 2010 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Suzanne [weather] Cloudy

Chris Faulkner scaled The Old Man of Coniston on August 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Wet.

Rob Cheshire walked up The Old Man of Coniston on August 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] c210 from Walna Scar Road, circular route including Brim Fell. [with] Solo [weather] Dry & overcast - Started at first light (6am) & had the mountain completely to myself, until part way down the descent.

Christina Lander climbed The Old Man of Coniston on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston - Old Man of Coniston - Brim Fell - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Coniston [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful sunshine

Paul Peppiate bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Boo Tarn [with] Ann, Jessica and Jake [weather] Dry, sunny after a dull start. - Put the ghosts of THAT walk years ago to rest.

David Noble hiked The Old Man of Coniston on September 3rd, 1983 [from/via/route] Unknown [with] School [weather] Sunny - Saturday 23rd May 2015 with Chris, bright sunny day Bagged again with Chris 23/05/15

Traci Scott summited The Old Man of Coniston on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Conistion [with] Luke [weather] Humid & Hot

Claire Lloyd conquered The Old Man of Coniston during August, 1991 [from/via/route] From Torver

Wendy John scaled The Old Man of Coniston on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Christopher [weather] Sunny, cold, misty & windy on top!

Mr Davison walked up The Old Man of Coniston on May 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] coniston [weather] sunny

Leon Harvey climbed The Old Man of Coniston on April 5th, 2015 [from/via/route] c179 [with] Solo [weather] Sunny

Andy Pearce bagged The Old Man of Coniston on November 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston Lake Road Car Park [with] Tyler Peacock, Anita Pearce [weather] Calm & very warm for late November

Charlie Housley hiked The Old Man of Coniston on March 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] The tourist path from the car park on Walna Scar Road. [with] Jo and Candy. [weather] A day of thirds where the weather was concerned; sunny am, cloudy early pm & then more sun by early evening...we saw the best of it as we set off at 09.15

Kevin Parnham summited The Old Man of Coniston on January 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston village [with] Jo [weather] Windy & cloud on tops - Snow from around 500m

Andrew Martin conquered The Old Man of Coniston on November 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] coniston [weather] low cloud windy

Nick Dobson scaled The Old Man of Coniston on August 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Margaret, Kate & Ralph [weather] Sunny

Andy Gibbs walked up The Old Man of Coniston during September, 2008 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] Jake, Gav & Eddie [weather] Wet start. Dried up a bit but cloud never lifted. No views from top

Phil Atherton climbed The Old Man of Coniston on April 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coppermines [with] Family [weather] Good - Birthday walk

Bella Wella bagged The Old Man of Coniston on September 26th, 2014 [with] paul

Keith Eastman hiked The Old Man of Coniston on July 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] c306

Craig Steeland summited The Old Man of Coniston on July 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston village [with] On my own [weather] Warm & sunny with low wind. Perfect!

Mike Jackson conquered The Old Man of Coniston on May 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] On my own.. [weather] Sunny.. - Took the anti clockwise route, off to the right of the mine & up, then around to the Old Man, superb!

Jacqui Smith scaled The Old Man of Coniston on July 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Dow crag [with] Graham [weather] Nice warm day - Met lovely couple Adrian & Kerry- also bagging wainwrights

Simon Boddy walked up The Old Man of Coniston on March 31st, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Friends

Marcus Bradshaw climbed The Old Man of Coniston on April 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Started at Dudden Valley , Dow Crag, Old man , Brim fell . Swirl How , Great Carrs . Grey friar [with] Marcus [weather] Sunny . First time this year wearing just a t-shirt - Very busy on the summit . very popular walk .

Michael Vaughn bagged The Old Man of Coniston on July 17th, 2013 [with] alone [weather] sunny

Erika Ince hiked The Old Man of Coniston on March 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] Conniston [with] Martin, Hamish and Marley [weather] Dry but misty, very windy at the top with some snow - Bit scary with wind & coming down Swirl How

Steve Frank summited The Old Man of Coniston on February 8th, 2008 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Jackie Frank

James Brocken conquered The Old Man of Coniston on January 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston

Gill Watson scaled The Old Man of Coniston on April 18th, 2003 [from/via/route] via walna scar road & dow crag [with] G. Ru. Philip and sandra

Clive Ward walked up The Old Man of Coniston on December 30th, 2009 [from/via/route] Parked at Walna Scar car park. The Bell, Saddlestone Quarry, Low Water [with] Hazel, Johnny, Ben, Carly (first part) [weather] Cold, clear - Date is a guess - it was over the Christmas holiday

Kenneth Mellor climbed The Old Man of Coniston during 2007 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Jack

Angus Lyon bagged The Old Man of Coniston on March 31st, 1998 [from/via/route] Torver Beck via Goat's Water & Goat's Hause [weather] Cold & clear, high cloud

John Senior hiked The Old Man of Coniston during August, 2013 [from/via/route] Dow Crag & Goat's Water [with] Julie [weather] A little bit misty

Tim Buckley summited The Old Man of Coniston during August, 2007 [from/via/route] From Coniston, via Levers Water & Low Water Tarn. [with] Lynne, Esther, Naomi and Amy. [weather] Good for most of the walk. - We came down via Goat Tarn, there's a beautiful waterfall in a disused quary further down heading for Torver & Coniston, then the rain started.

Beth Webster conquered The Old Man of Coniston on October 7th, 2012 [with] Hannah Phillips

Ann Davis scaled The Old Man of Coniston on August 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] from coppermines & on to brim fell, swirl how, black sails & wetherlam [with] felt like a bus load!!! [weather] sooooooo hot & humid

Dave Eyes walked up The Old Man of Coniston on August 25th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Coniston village [with] Christine Eyes [weather] sunny

Jan Dixon climbed The Old Man of Coniston on June 21st, 2013 [with] Tia (10) and Anya (8) [weather] Overcast

Joanne Mcgawley bagged The Old Man of Coniston on August 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Black Sails & Wetherlam [with] Rich [weather] Very Warm & Humid - 9.98 miles

Gerry Smith has hiked The Old Man of Coniston [from/via/route] Walna Scar [with] Solo [weather] Hot & humid - Stayed at Coppermines YHA

David Heyes summited The Old Man of Coniston on June 13th, 2008 [from/via/route] Coniston, Walna Scar Road [with] Alison [weather] Sunny

John Nicholson conquered The Old Man of Coniston on October 16th, 2010 [from/via/route] walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

Donna Singleton scaled The Old Man of Coniston during June, 2009 [from/via/route] coniston old hall campsite [with] steven, paul - hot

Harry Meijer walked up The Old Man of Coniston on April 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] The Lake District Walker

Martin Corbett climbed The Old Man of Coniston on May 5th, 2013 [from/via/route] c123 The Old Man of Coniston & Swirl How from Walna Scar Road, Coniston [with] Jemima & Jack [weather] Thick mist, but windy at times & drizzle...but all cleared up about half an hour before getting back to car.

Kevan Cassley bagged The Old Man of Coniston on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Car Park - Walna Scar Road - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Goats Hawse - Brim Fell - Consiton Old Man - Low Water - Walna Scar Car Park [with] Wife Amanda [weather] Sunny, clear & dry, around 13C, wind picked up from Brim Fell - Great walk with fantasic views

Jane Gibson hiked The Old Man of Coniston on March 3rd, 2013 [weather] Cold & clear - With the Greenan family

Dale Verrall summited The Old Man of Coniston on December 2nd, 2009 [from/via/route] Walmart Road car park - Walk number C179 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Very windy

Wayne Baxter conquered The Old Man of Coniston on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coniston, Trover, Dow Crag, Old man of Coniston, Coniston [with] Sue, Trevor & Wendy [weather] Sunny all day

Leona Skelton scaled The Old Man of Coniston on October 12th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Cold - Bad customer service in chip shop at bottom. Get out of my village now!

Iain Taylor walked up The Old Man of Coniston on July 25th, 2010 [from/via/route] Coniston (SD 30001 97460)

Bill Rowlands climbed The Old Man of Coniston on October 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Goats Water, Brim Fell [with] Jake -the chocolate Labrador [weather] Low cloud & mist first thing, brightening up later & then some light showers on the way down

Paul Screen bagged The Old Man of Coniston on June 25th, 2011 [from/via/route] coniston village [with] Jenny [weather] Rain & cloud

Paul Macey hiked The Old Man of Coniston on August 14th, 2012 [with] Luke Macey [weather] Cloudy to start & on Peak cleared after

Darren Mortimer summited The Old Man of Coniston on July 8th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Wet & Misty

Bay Wan conquered The Old Man of Coniston on October 6th, 2010 [with] Kira Dog [weather] Sunny - a little something for myself on my birthday

Chris Bramley scaled The Old Man of Coniston on May 6th, 2010 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Kids, then with Jaq an Blake, then with Daz [weather] Lovely, windy at the top

Denis Mcallister walked up The Old Man of Coniston on March 31st, 2012 [with] Dales

Christine Knowles climbed The Old Man of Coniston on April 18th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coppermines Cottage [with] Graham, Sheila and Jeff [weather] Beautiful - Went up there first as teenager, with Dad, Sheila & David. Can't remember year.

Mark Ingram bagged The Old Man of Coniston on February 19th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston Village [with] Sofia (to the summit), Colette & Lara (almost the summit) [weather] Clear blue sky - Small covering of snow on the summit, few ice patches on the ascent.

Robert Logan hiked The Old Man of Coniston on January 1st, 2011 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Judith Logan [weather] Wintry! freezing wind & fog on top - Not sure of begiinning/end details as OS map detail obliterated by slipping in peat on this walk! ? Bridge - Crowberry Haws - Low Water - Coniston Old Man - Black Crag - Levers Hawse - Swirl How - Prison Band (treacherous compacted snow/ice!) - Swirl Hawes - Sam Bottom - Levers Water

Patrick Buckland summited The Old Man of Coniston on January 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Brim Fell & Levers Water [with] Janny [weather] Utterly beautiful, although bloody cold

Jayne Phelps conquered The Old Man of Coniston on March 29th, 2011 [from/via/route] Torver

Wayne Linley scaled The Old Man of Coniston on April 9th, 1995 [from/via/route] base camp with royal engineers [with] 75 regt re [weather] overcast, sunny - did with great set of lads , ladies from 75 engineer regt

Katherine Bonner, Andy Dickinson, Darren Mcbryde, Patrick Rogozinski, Andrew Thornton, Dale Sexton, Alex Jones, Michael Rygol, Jonathan Bevan, Seb Tobin, Helen Lilley, Karen Lythgoe, Karen Roche, Tracy Corbett, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dawn Roberts, Michael Austin, Ron Smith, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Edward Merewether, Jenny Godfrey, John Grimes, Peter Walsh, Julie Ross, Doug Jeffries, Trevor Longman, Lynne Moss, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, Steven Waterhouse, Alan Fowler, David Shaw, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Craig Lewis, Elaine Grayson, Simon Clark, Steven Woodroffe, Carl Abbott, Edward Wells, Colin Neild, Karen Mountain, Adam Beeby, Peter O'sullivan, Dennis Brown, David Butterfield, Louis Smith, Graham Pepper, Daniel Cook, Patricia Dilley, David Sheret, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Martin Antcliff, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Stan Goodall, Geoffrey Robertshaw, Jill Dean, Paul Booth, Neil Heywood, Andy James, Louise Sandwith, Mark Thwaites, Peter Clark, Gordon Lee, Helen Marrs, Andrew Buxton, Kevin Parker, Immacolata Pescatore, Lee Maddison, Rod Cove, Angela Moroney, Linda Mckeogh, Christine Hobson, Trevor Williams, Raymond Barnett, Tracey Cordes, John Kendall, Adrian Roberts, Ray Ball, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, Matthew Thomas, G Philpott, Adrian Cawley, Chris Pople, Les Bennett, Carol Juden, Jeffrey Hall, Kath Edwards, Paul Stevens, John Southward, David Kelley, Victoria Bates, Stephen Millington, Elaine Kenny, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Simon Ellis, Andy Nicholls, Alex Oldridge, Paul Warren, Robin Blunden, Jeanette Coward, Anthony Charlson, Gary Kent, Adam Shewry, Les Wrightson, Nick Bennett, Sarah Lowe, Ray O'hara, Linda Walker, Steve Davenport, Libby Burns, Martin Jones and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged The Old Man of Coniston.

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*Dow Crag, Goat's Hawse, Goast's Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Brown Pike

*Dow Crag, Goat's Hawse, Goast's Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Brown Pike

Photo: Chris Leonard (5)

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)

My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

Photo: David LeHunte (1)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Dave Roberts (16)

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Black Sails summit cairn

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Black Sails summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (14)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Coniston Water from the summit of Brock Barrow (Top o' Selside) with Beacon (Blawith Fells) prominent (centre) and the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background (right)

Photo: Paul Gibson (30)

Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (2)

Coniston Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (15)

The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (12)

Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (14)

Coniston Village and Lake Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Village and Lake Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (4)

High Light Haw (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 in the background

High Light Haw (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 in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (27)

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Chris Leonard (11)

Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Booth (2)

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (345)

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Glynn Trueman (20)

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

*The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield

Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Phil Jackson (3)

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Walna Scar, Dow Crag and The Old Man of Coniston from the summit of Yew Bank

Photo: Andy Malcolm (137)


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