Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

The easiest big 'Lakeland Fell' to bag


Route outline for walk c210:

- Coniston  -   Walna Scar Road  -   Goat's Water  -   The Old Man of Coniston  -   Low Water  -   Walna Scar Road  -   Coniston.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
1
Wainwright
 English Nuttall
1
English
Nuttall
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

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 in England, 87th in England & Wales). The Old Man of Coniston is classified as a Marilyn (14th highest in England, 385th highest in the UK).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c210 The Old Man of Coniston from the Walna Scar Road, Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (1)

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Photo: George White (21)

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (345)

Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Looking South from the summit of Pen-y-ghent (Christmas Eve 2005)

Photo: Phil Jackson (4)

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Me (in orange jacket) and my mate Neil on our way to the top of Helvellyn on a drizzly and bitterly cold day.

Photo: David LeHunte (2)

Scafell, Scafell Pike, and Great End from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Scafell, Scafell Pike, and Great End from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (7)

On The Old Man of Coniston

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)

Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (1)


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