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.




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on 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 802m (2633ft). The Old Man of Coniston is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (41st highest in England, 75th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 30). The Old Man of Coniston is also known as an English Nuttall (48th highest in England, 90th 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 (2633ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th 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, 89th 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, 98th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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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 - Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (171)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (2)

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 - The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (8)

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

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (170)

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 - 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 - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (5)

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 - Great Carrs from Grey Friar

Great Carrs from Grey Friar

Photo: Stephen Dawson (12)

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 - Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (14)

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

Goat's Water from Goat's Hawse

Photo: Gerry Ball (29)

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

Grey Friar summit cairns

Photo: Chris Leonard (19)

Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round from Seathwaite, Duddon Valley - Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

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)

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

Brim Fell Summit

Photo: David Hayter (343)

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 - Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

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

On The Old Man Of Coniston

Photo: Ian Lawrence (10)


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