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 - Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Snow on The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: David Mulvey (3)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Donald Campbell's Grave, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (12)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

Photo: Nick Snape (19)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

The huge summit cairn on Coniston Old Man

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (8)

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

Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (12)

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 - Old mine buildings above Crowberry Haws

Old mine buildings above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (4)

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

Little Langdale from Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (25)

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 - On The Old Man of Coniston

On The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Eddie Davies (1)

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

Low Water from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (6)

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

Wetherlam from The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Richard Ratcliffe (1)

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 - Dow Crag from Goat's Hawse

Dow Crag from Goat's Hawse

Photo: Chris Leonard (9)

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

Seathwaite Tarn from Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (175)

Walk c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, 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 c420 The Coniston Fells from Walna Scar Road, Coniston - Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Photo: Martin Corbett (1)

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 - Swirl Hause from Swirl How

Swirl Hause from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (16)


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