Dow Crag and Walna Scar

Walks » Walking Log » 2002

Sun 23 Jun 2002

Route: Walna Scar Road, fell gate (Coniston) - Boo Tarn - Walna Scar Road - Cove Bridge - Goat's Water - Goat's Hawes - Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Walna Scar - White Maiden - Ash Gill Quarry - Banishead Quarry - Boo Tarn - fell gate

Distance: 7.50 miles

Ascent: 2,100ft

Time: 3 hours 45 minutes

With: Anne


Dry, sunny intervals, windy on the tops.

We followed a combination of A. Wainwright's ascent of Dow Crag from Coniston in his 'The Southern Fells' guide [Dow Crag 8] and his 'Walna Scar' walk in his book 'The Outlying Fells of Lakeland' [page 114]


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