Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

Quiet and lonely (except for the Old Man!)


Route outline for walk c179:

Walna Scar Road (nr Seathwaite Duddon Valley)  -  Long Houses  -  Brown Pike  -  Dow Crag  -  Goat's Hawse  -  The Old Man of Coniston  -  Brim Fell  -  Levers Hawse  -  Swirl Band  -  Swirl How  -  Great Carrs  -  Grey Friar  -  Seathwaite Tarn  -  Walna Scar Road.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is The Old Man of Coniston at 803m (2635ft). The Old Man of Coniston is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (37th highest in England, 71st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 30). The Old Man of Coniston is also known as an English Nuttall (45th highest in England, 87th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (14th highest in England, 387th highest in the UK). The summit of The Old Man of Coniston is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Swirl How at 802m (2632ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (39th highest in England, 74th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 32). Swirl How is also known as an English Nuttall (47th highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Brim Fell at 796m (2612ft). Brim Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 37). Brim Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (52nd highest in England, 97th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90 & 96 or 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley

In no particular order . . .

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - 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)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (10)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (3)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Dow Crag from Goat's Hawse

Dow Crag from Goat's Hawse

Photo: Chris Leonard (9)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - 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)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (21)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Brown Pike from Dow Crag

Brown Pike from Dow Crag

Photo: Chris Leonard (7)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - 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)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Dow Crag summit

Dow Crag summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (488)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (16)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Sheep on Swirl How

Sheep on Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (26)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (11)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Brown Pike and Blind Tarn from Dow Crag

Brown Pike and Blind Tarn from Dow Crag

Photo: Chris Leonard (4)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Seathwaite Tarn Dam

Seathwaite Tarn Dam

Photo: Chris Leonard (23)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

Photo: Barry Carr (1)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (1)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (10)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (510)


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