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 - Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (9)

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

Great Carrs from Grey Friar

Photo: Stephen Dawson (12)

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

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (9)

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

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Swirl How summit cairn

Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (12)

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: Chris Leonard (11)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

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

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (171)

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

Swirl How Summit

Photo: David Hayter (177)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (345)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - On The Old Man of Coniston summit

On The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (8)

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 - Dow Crag summit

Dow Crag summit

Photo: Neil Milling (18)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Seathwaite Tarn from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn from Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (175)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Photo: James Brennan (4)

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

Seathwaite Tarn Outflow

Photo: Chris Leonard (21)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

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

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Morning Light on Coniston

Morning Light on Coniston

Photo: George White (22)

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

Dow Crag from Brown Pike summit

Photo: Chris Leonard (2)


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