A sunny walk up to Dow Crag and onto Coniston Old Man


Date: 12th May 2010
Start Location: Walna Scar
Time Started: 10:30
Duration: 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Distance: 13.1km / 8.14 Miles
Ascent (m/ft): 903m (2962ft)
Highest Point: The Old Man of Coniston (803m/2634ft)
Parking: Walna Scar Car Park
Weather: Mostly Sunny
Difficulty: Difficult
Walna Scar Car Park - Walna Scar Road - Brown Pike (682m/2237ft) - Buck Pike (744m/2441ft)Dow Crag (108) (778m/2552ft) - Goats Hause - Brim Fell (796m/2611ft) - Coniston Old Man (803m/2634ft)Low Water - Walna Scar Car Park
Walna Scar Road.
Sparkling Coniston Water.
The Scafells.
Harter Fell.
Green Crag and the Irish Sea.
Brown Pike summit cairn.
Brown Pike and Coniston Old Man.
Coniston Water.
Blind Tarn.
Blind Tarn and Brown Pike.
Buck Pike summit with Dow Crag to the left and Brim Fell to the right.
Dow Crag.
Goats Water.
The craggy east face of Dow Crag.
Harter Fell now in sunshine.
Sca Fell and Scafell Pike.
A wide shot of the Sca Fells.
Goats Water and Coniston Water.
Dow Crag.
Brim Fell summit.
Coniston Old Man summit cairn.
Coniston Old Man trig col, Brime Fell and Swirl How.
Low Water and Levers Water.
Crags above Low Water.
Old Mine workings.
More mine workings on the decent back to Walna Scar.