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




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

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 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).


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

96 Barrow-in-Furness & South Lakeland


97 Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster


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

In no particular order . . .

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Wetherlam, Levers Water and Low Water from the top of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (1)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - The Final Push onto The Old Man of Coniston

The Final Push onto The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Rob Pullan (23)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (7)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

My wife and I on top of Brim Fell summit on a hazy hot July 7th 2013 with Coniston Old Man in the background

Photo: Stephen Ellaby (6)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (8)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Neil Milling (17)

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

The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell

Photo: David Hayter (344)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (4)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (8)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Disused mine entrance above Crowberry Haws

Disused mine entrance above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (5)

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

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (14)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Brim Fell End reflected in Levers Water

Brim Fell End reflected in Levers Water

Photo: Carol Furniss (1)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (3)

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

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Quarry Workings below Levers Water from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Quarry Workings below Levers Water from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (337)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - On The Old Man of Coniston summit

On The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (8)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Hydro Dam in Coppermines Valley, near Miners Bridge, above Coniston

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

Photo: George White (25)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Chris Leonard (11)


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