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 - Wetherlam from Swirl How

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: David Hayter (176)

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

The Old Man of Coniston Summit

Photo: David Booth (3)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

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

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Steve Brunt (6)

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 - Levers Water Waterfall

Levers Water Waterfall

Photo: Edward Felstead (14)

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

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl Hawse

Photo: David Booth (4)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Coniston Old Man from Black Sails in the snow

Coniston Old Man from Black Sails in the snow

Photo: David Elliott (2)

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

On the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (2)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

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

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (20)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

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

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (3)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)

Walk c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam 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 c306 The Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam from Coniston - Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (6)

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)


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