Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

Superb views of Coniston Water


Route outline for walk c306:

Coniston  -  Church Beck  -  Levers Water Beck  -  Crowberry Haws  -  Low Water  -  The Old Man of Coniston  -  Brim Fell  -  Levers Hawse  -  Swirl Band  -  Swirl How  -  Prison Band  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Black Sails  -  Red Dell Head Moss  -  Wetherlam  -  Furness Fells  -  Coniston




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
4
English
Mountains
Wainwright
4
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
5
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 Swirl How at 802m (2633ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 74th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 32). Swirl How is also known as an English Nuttall (47th highest in England, 89th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit 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).

Along the way you will also bag:


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Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston

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Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (24)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston summit

The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (3)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Ian Gaylard (30)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Morning Light on Coniston

Morning Light on Coniston

Photo: George White (22)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Prison Band from Swirl How

Prison Band from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (15)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Blake How reflected in Levers Water

Blake How reflected in Levers Water

Photo: David Hayter (340)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - *Little Langdale with the Langdale Pikes, Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from 
        Wetherlam

*Little Langdale with the Langdale Pikes, Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

Photo: Wayne Hill (58)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

The Old Man of Coniston summit trig point

Photo: Chris Leonard (10)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Coniston Water from Swirl How

Coniston Water from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (20)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Ian Gaylard (29)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Brim Fell from Swirl How

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (11)


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