Seathwaite Tarn Round

Wed 1 Oct 2003

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

Distance: 10.00 miles

Ascent: 3,500ft

Time: 4 hours 40 minutes

With: On Own


Sunshine, blue sky, hazy

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Duddon Valley

The Scafells - Slight Side, Scafell, Scafell Pike, Broad Crag and Ill Crag

Grey Friar from Seathwaite Tarn's dam

The Seathwaite Tarn dam's overflow and start of Tarn Beck

360 Panorama from Grey Friar's summit

The 'Matterhorn Rock' on Grey Friar

Halifax Bomber crash memorial, Great Carrs

Great Carrs summit

360 Panorama from Great Carrs' summit

Looking back to Great Carrs from Swirl How

Swirl How summit

360 Panorama from Swirl How's summit

Looking south from Swirl How - Great How Crags, Brim Fell with Coniston Old Man behind and Dow Crag

Levers Water with the long straight Coniston Water beyond

Seathwaite Fell with the conical Harter Fell on the right in the distance behind the southwest ridge of Grey Friar

Brim Fell summit

360 Panorama from Brim Fell's summit

Looking back towards Brim Fell from the trig point on Coniston Old Man's summit

Coniston Old Man's giant summit cairn

Looking down on Low Water and the path up to the Old Man through the quarries, the usual approach from Coniston

Dow Crag

Goat's Water from Goat's Hause

Dow Crag summit from the south

Looking back to Dow Crag from the ridge to Buck Pike

Blind Tarn and Brown Pike

The Walna Scar Road leading back down into the Duddon Valley and Harter Fell

Previous Walk: Seathwaite Fell (Wed 24 Sep 2003)

Next Walk: Grange Fell (Fri 3 Oct 2003)

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