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Coniston Round

Coniston Round

Postby Broggy1 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:56 pm

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

Hewitts included on this walk: Black Sails, Dow Crag, Grey Friar, Swirl How, The Old Man of Coniston, Wetherlam

Date walked: 01/09/2017

Time taken: 4.45

Distance: 21 km

Ascent: 1643m

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Nice weather for a Friday off work and a round of the Coniston Fells.

Light winds, some nice sun.

1 Old Man.JPG
Old Man ahead as I walk up from Coniston

2 Inversion.JPG
Inversion in the valley. There was actually a pretty huge one over Windermere as I drive past there.

3 Buck Crag.JPG
Brown Crag looking ahead along the ridge

4 Brown Crag.JPG
Buck Crag

5 Old Man from Dow Crag.JPG
Old Man from Dow Crag

6 Old Man.JPG
Old Man

7 Back to Dow Crag.JPG
Back to Dow Crag

8 Brim Fell.JPG
Brim Fell

9 Dow Crag.JPG
Dow Crag again from the handy path that contours around Swirl How

11 Greyfriar with Harter Fell in view.JPG
Greyfriar with Harter Fell in view

12 Swirl How from Great Carrs.JPG
Swirl How from Great Carrs

13 Swirl How.JPG
Swirl How summit

14 Prison Band from Black Sails.JPG
Looking back at Prison Band and Swirl How from Black Sails

15 Old Man from Black sails.JPG
Old Man from Black Sails

16 Scafells from Wetherlam.jpg
Scafells from Wetherlam

17 Descent.JPG
Descending back to Coniston
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