Seathwaite Tarn Round

Sun 4 Jun 2006

Route: Walna Scar Road, fell gate (Seathwaite) - Walna Scar Road - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Goat's Hause - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Levers Hawse - Swirl How - Great Carrs - Fairfield - Grey Friar - Seathwaite Tarn - fell gate

Distance: 10.00 miles

Ascent: 3,500ft

Time: 4 hours 40 minutes

With: Anne


Overcast to begin, but the cloud breaking to give blue sky and scattered clouds. Warm, light breeze, hazy.

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Heading up the Walna Scar Road with Green Crag and Crook Crag on the skyline

Harter Fell (Eskdale) and the Scafells from the Walna Scar Road

Buck Pike and Coniston Old Man from Brown Pike

Blind Tarn and Brown Pike from the path up Buck Pike

The view south from our ascent of Buck Pike

Dow Crag from Buck Pike

Looking down Easy Gully, Dow Crag

Dow Crag's rocky summit

The path from Goat's Hause to the summit of the Old Man of Coniston

Goat's Water

Brown Pike, Buck Pike and Dow Crag from Coniston Old Man

Wetherlam from Coniston Old Man with Low Water straight down and a glimpse of Levers Water

Brim Fell from Coniston Old Man's summit with the Scafells in the distance

Swirl How from Brim Fell

Levers Water with Coniston Water beyond

Looking back to Brim Fell with Dow Crag on the right

Great Carrs from Swirl How's summit

Halifax Bomber crash memorial, Great Carrs

The 'Matterhorn Rock' on Grey Friar with the Helvellyn ridge and Fairfield in the distance

Coniston Old Man and Dow Crag from Grey Friar's summit

Seathwaite Tarn

Seathwaite Tarn panorama

Seathwaite Tarn's dam

Grey Friar from Seathwaite Tarn's dam

White Pike and the Walna Scar Road

Harter Fell (Eskdale) and the Scafells in the distance

Previous Walk: Catstycam to Glenridding Dodd (Sat 3 Jun 2006)

Next Walk: Castlerigg Stone Circle and High Rigg (Thu 8 Jun 2006)

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