Dow Crag

Sun 28 Dec 2008

Route: Walna Scar Road, fell gate (Coniston) - Boo Tarn - Walna Scar Road - Goat's Water - Goat's Hawse - Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Walna Scar Pass - Walna Scar Road - Boo Tarn - fell gate

Distance: 6.25 miles

Ascent: 1,875ft

Time: 2 hours 55 minutes

With: On own


Lots of sunshine, icy underfoot on the tops

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The Bell with Wetherlam behind from the fell gate at the Coniston end of the Walna Scar Road

Walna Scar Road

Brown Pike and Buck Pike

Buck Pike and Dow Crag

Charmer's Grave (for more info see Wainwright: Coniston Old Man 6)

Dow Crag seen across Goat's Water

Looking towards Goat's Hawse from beside Goat's Water

Ice on the path

Grey Friar with the Scafells behind from Goat's Hawes

Swirl How from above Goat's Hawes

Goat's Hawes and Coniston Old Man

The Scafells

Harter Fell from Dow Crag's summit

South to Buck Pike from Dow Crag

Looking back to Dow Crag's summit from near the top of South Rake

Dow Crag from Buck Pike's summit

South to Black Combe

Coniston Old Man

The Scafells from Brown Pike's summit

The Walna Scar Road with Coniston Water in the distance

Buck Pike with Dow Crag behind and Coniston Old Man

Cove Bridge

Walna Scar Road around the flanks of Coniston Old Man

Previous Walk: Latrigg sunset (Sat 27 Dec 2008)

Next Walk: Fellbarrow and Low Fell (Mon 29 Dec 2008)

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