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A Coniston Round

A Coniston Round

Postby Alan B » Fri Nov 05, 2021 5:44 pm

Wainwrights included on this walk: Brim Fell, Coniston Old Man, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Swirl How

Hewitts included on this walk: Grey Friar, Swirl How, The Old Man of Coniston

Date walked: 29/06/2021

Time taken: 7.35

Distance: 15.2 km

Ascent: 1055m

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Family walk during our Brockwood Hall stay near Millom. Tight steep drive to Walna Scar car park.
Great weather week, shorts & T shirt walk, Hot & sunny. Busy as expected going up Old Man, stopped for a breather at Low Water.



Low Water


Coniston Water with Windermere in the background


Around Brim Fell


Bypass path toward Grey Friar. Scafell range in the background


Great Carrs & Swirl How from Grey Friar

Rocky descent down Prison Band then decision time. With time marching on and water running low decided to leave Wetherlam & Black Sails for another day and descended towards Levers Water


Levers Water


Cut back over the path that crosses Levers Water Beck then a bit more ascent to rejoin our outward route and back to the car park.
Fabulous walk and day for it, favourite in the Lakes so far.
Alan B
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