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 (14th highest in England, 387th 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, 97th 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 . . .

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

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)

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: James Brennan (3)

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)

On The Old Man of Coniston

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)

Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Photo: Liz Halpin (8)

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)

Prison Band from Swirl How

Prison Band from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (15)

Goat's Water from Goat's Hawse

Goat's Water from Goat's Hawse

Photo: Gerry Ball (29)


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