Coniston Old Man

Mon 22 Dec 2008

Route: Walna Scar Road, fell gate (Coniston) - Boo Tarn - Walna Scar Road - Goat's Water - Goat's Hawse - Coniston Old Man - Low Water - fell gate

Distance: 5.00 miles

Ascent: 1,925ft

Time: 3 hours 15 minutes

With: On own


Cloud base approximately 1,700ft on the way up, almost an inversion on the summit and the forecasted drizzle on the descent

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Part of the Walna Scar Road

The path to Goat's Water

Goat's Water from its outflow

Goat's Water

A broken spectre at Coniston Old Man's summit

A broken spectre at Coniston Old Man's summit

Coniston Old Man's trig point plus broken spectre

As close as it got to an inversion, Coniston Old Man's summit

Sunshine to the south and Coniston Water below

Low Water and a glimpse of Levers Water from my descent

The path descends through the old quarry workings

Mine working, Coniston Old Man

The Bell

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