The Old Man of Coniston

Start point: Walna Scar road (SD 289 970)

Walna Scar car park – Low Water – The Old Man of Coniston – Goat’s Hawse – Goat’s Water – Walna Scar car park

Distance: 5.6 miles     Total Ascent: 562 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours 15 minutes

Weather: Cold, some sunny spells.

The sun was shining on the Coniston fells this morning so I couldn’t resist another snowy walk up to The Old Man. We were the first up that way this morning and blazed a trail through the newly fallen snow; a great feeling.

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