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




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 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 Swirl How at 802m (2632ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (39th 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, 90th 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, 97th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90 & 96 or 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (15)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Goat's Water from the summit of Dow Crag

Goat's Water from the summit of Dow Crag

Photo: Neil Milling (19)

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 Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Coniston Valley Inversion from White Maiden and Walna Scar

Photo: Gerry Ball (8)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (27)

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

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (3)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

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

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Nick Snape (14)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell

The Old Man of Coniston summit from Brim Fell

Photo: David Hayter (344)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

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

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (1)

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

Swirl Hause from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (16)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

The huge summit cairn on Brim Fell

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (9)

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

Duddon Valley and Harter Fell from Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (169)

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 - Mine workings below Wetherlam

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (26)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

The Dog House, The Monk Coniston Estate, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (13)

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

Coniston Water from The Old Man of Coniston summit

Photo: Darryl Larvin (5)


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