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). The Old Man of Coniston is also classified as an English Marilyn (14387 highest in England, 387$ highest in the UK).

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 Great Carrs at 785m (2576ft). Great Carrs is classified as a Wainwright (No. 43) and an English Nuttall (61st highest in England, 110th highest in England & Wales) ; Dow Crag at 778m (2553ft). Dow Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (55th highest in England, 98th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 48) and an English Nuttall (67th highest in England, 119th highest in England & Wales) ; Grey Friar at 770m (2527ft). Grey Friar is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (60th highest in England, 104th highest in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 53) and an English Nuttall (74th highest in England, 127th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (5)

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (1)

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (15)

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (475)

Coniston Water from the summit of Great Carrs

Coniston Water from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (17)

Dow Crag from Brown Pike summit

Dow Crag from Brown Pike summit

Photo: Chris Leonard (2)

The Scafell Massif featuring Scafell Pike (centre) and Sca Fell (centre left) from Swirl Band between Swirl How and Levers Hawse

The Scafell Massif featuring Scafell Pike (centre) and Sca Fell (centre left) from Swirl Band between Swirl How and Levers Hawse

Photo: Andy Malcolm (232)

Duddon Valley and Harter Fell from Grey Friar

Duddon Valley and Harter Fell from Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (169)

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (13)


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