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

A less crowded route up The Old Man


Route outline for walk c254:

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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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

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).

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).


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 c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (10)

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (4)

Levers Water Waterfall

Levers Water Waterfall

Photo: Edward Felstead (14)

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Chris Leonard (11)

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Me on the summit of Blea Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (511)

Morning Light on Coniston

Morning Light on Coniston

Photo: George White (22)

Hydro Dam in Coppermines Valley, near Miners Bridge, above Coniston

Hydro Dam in Coppermines Valley, near Miners Bridge, above Coniston

Photo: George White (25)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Dave Roberts (16)

Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells)

Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells)

Photo: David Hayter (339)


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