The Old Man of Coniston

Coniston Old Man is one of the best known Lakeland Fells and, being on the southern fringe of the mountains, offers grand views over Morecambe Bay. It is the highest of the Coniston Fells, overtopping their apex Swirl How by a single metre.

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Region: Lake District: South

Altitude: 803 metres

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


The Old Man of Coniston
Photo ©Harry Wilson
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Users' walk reports for The Old Man of Coniston

There are 2746 Walkhighlanders who have climbed The Old Man of Coniston. They have contributed 39 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  15/9/20  9
  10/9/20  7
  17/5/14  6
  27/7/12  6
  14/1/17  5
  14/1/17  4
  10/7/13  4
  22/12/19  3
  14/4/18  3
  9/4/16  3
  17/10/16  2
  22/5/16  2
  15/1/16  2
  20/9/15  2
  19/9/12  2
  11/8/12  2
  24/6/20  1
  25/8/19  1
  3/1/16  1
  30/9/12  1
  24/3/12  1
  28/1/12  1
  29/9/11  1
  28/3/10  1
  24/6/21  0
  2/9/17  0
  29/5/13  0
  24/5/13  0
  27/12/12  0
  17/9/11  0
  5/6/11  0
  27/10/10  0
  19/8/10  0
  4/4/10  0
  23/2/10  0
  10/5/09  0
  9/3/09  0
  13/1/09  0
  5/6/08  0

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