Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

Superb high level route


Route outline for walk c420:

Coniston  -  Walna Scar Road  -  Boo Tarn  -  Torver Beck  -  Cove Bridge  -  Goat's Water  -  Goat's Hawse  -  Dow Crag  -  Goat's Hawse  -  The Old Man of Coniston  -  Brim Fell  -  Levers Hawse  -  Grey Friar  -  Great Carrs  -  Swirl How  -  Prison Band  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Black Sails  -  Wetherlam  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Levers Water  -  Crowberry Haws  -  Walna Scar Road  -  Coniston




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
7
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
8
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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

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Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (19)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Prison Band from Swirl How

Prison Band from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (15)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (10)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Brim Fell Summit

Brim Fell Summit

Photo: David Hayter (343)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (16)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (17)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Dave Roberts (10)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - *Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

*Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

Photo: Wayne Hill (59)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Disused mine entrance above Crowberry Haws

Disused mine entrance above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (5)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Blake How reflected in Levers Water

Blake How reflected in Levers Water

Photo: David Hayter (340)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Wetherlam from Swirl How

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: David Hayter (176)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (14)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn and Duddon Valley from Grey Friar

Photo: James Brennan (4)


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