Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

A less crowded route up The Old Man

Walk Route Summary:

- Coniston, Walna Scar Road, Boo Tarn, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Levers Water, Boulder Valley, Crowberry Haws, Miners Bridge, Coniston.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston Coniston, Walna Scar Road, Boo Tarn, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Levers Water, Boulder Valley, Crowberry Haws, Miners Bridge, Coniston The Southern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

On The Old Man of Coniston summit
Photo: Darryl Larvin

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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 in England, 71st 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) and a Marilyn (14th in England, 385th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Brim Fell, 796m (2612ft). Brim Fell is classified as a Wainwright (No. 37). Brim Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (52nd in England, 97th in England & Wales).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
1
English
Mountain
Wainwright
2
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets


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.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

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The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

1. The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell
Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)


The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

2. The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell
Photo: David Hayter (344)


The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

3. The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point
Photo: Chris Leonard (10)


Brim Fell summit cairn. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

4. Brim Fell summit cairn
Photo: Karen Todd (1)


Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells). Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

5. Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells)
Photo: David Hayter (339)


Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

6. Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston
Photo: Ian Clarke (2)


Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

7. Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston
Photo: Dave Roberts (11)


Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

8. Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar
Photo: Gerry Ball (8)


The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

9. The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston
Photo: Edward Felstead (13)


Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston. Walk route map c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston photo

10. Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston
Photo: David Hayter (338)



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