Coniston Old Man and Brim Fell

Wed 7 May 2014

Route: Walna Scar Road, fell gate (Coniston) - Low Water - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Levers Hawse - Levers Water - Boulder Valley - fell gate

Distance: 5.25 miles

Ascent: 2,100ft

Time: 2 hours 35 minutes

With: Peter Huzan


The full force of the wind hit us as we reached the summit of the Old Man. The rain started as we headed for Brim Fell closely followed by the hail. In cloud above 1,900ft

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Looking back down the track

Up through the old mine workings

Low Water as we are about to enter the cloud

Coniston Old Man summit, to ourselves!

Brim Fell summit

Levers Water comes into view as we descend

Looking back up

Coppermines valley

Pudding Stone

Looking back as we head for the car and shelter!

Previous Walk: Pikeawassa and a Obelisk (Sun 4 May 2014)

Next Walk: Rannerdale Bluebells (Wed 14 May 2014)

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