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

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

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, 97th highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (3)

The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

Photo: Chris Leonard (10)

Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (9)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (6)

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (5)

Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (338)

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Trig Point on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (475)

Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

Levers Water

Levers Water

Photo: David Hayter (341)


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