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) 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, 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 . . .

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

The summit cairn on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (5)

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

Brown Pike from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (345)

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 - 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 - The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)

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 - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Nick Snape (14)

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 - Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Doing the 'Mobot' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (11)

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 - On The Old Man Of Coniston

On The Old Man Of Coniston

Photo: Ian Lawrence (10)

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

Coniston Village and Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (3)

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

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Lake Coniston under a temperature inversion from the car park at Walna Scar Road

Photo: Liz Halpin (8)

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: Dave Roberts (10)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells)

Boulder Valley (Coniston Fells)

Photo: David Hayter (339)

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 - Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

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

Broughton Moor Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (9)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (12)

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 - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

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

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (9)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Red Gill Beck ravine SE of Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (10)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - The Ordnance Survey Triangulation Piller on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The Ordnance Survey Triangulation Piller on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (7)

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 - Levers Water

Levers Water

Photo: David Hayter (341)

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

Morning Light on Coniston

Photo: George White (22)

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

Blake How reflected in Levers Water

Photo: David Hayter (340)

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 - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (2)

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 - My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

My friend Annabelle at the summit of Coniston Old Man

Photo: Barry Carr (1)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

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 - On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (13)

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

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 - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (5)

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

On the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Phil Jackson (3)

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)

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

Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Booth (2)

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: Dave Roberts (16)

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 (1)

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 - The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

Photo: Chris Leonard (10)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

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

The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (3)

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 - 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 - 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 - The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The tall beacon on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Christine Shepherd (510)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Lake Coniston & Coniston Village from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Ian Clarke (2)

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

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

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

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

My wife Imogen, my two boys Jonathan and Matthew and me on Coniston Old Man

Photo: David LeHunte (1)

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

Brim Fell Summit

Photo: David Hayter (343)

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

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)

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

Old mine buildings above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (4)

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 (3)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Old quarry workers dwellings at Crowberry Haws near the foot of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Glynn Trueman (20)

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

Coniston Village and Lake Coniston from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (4)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Coppermines Valley from near the Miners Bridge, Coniston

Photo: David Hayter (338)

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 - 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 summit

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (6)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - 360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

360 degree panorama featuring Great Gable, Green Gable, Little Scoat Fell & Pillar (distance), Brandreth, Dale Head (Newlands), High Spy, Glaramara, Esk Pike, Great End and Scafell Pike from Base Brown

Photo: Chris Brankin (15)

Walk c254 The Old Man of Coniston and Brim Fell from Coniston - The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

The 'Thumbs up' on the summit of The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (12)

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)


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