Coniston Old Man

Start point: Walna Scar road (SD 289 970)

Walna Scar car park – Boo Tarn – The Old Man of Coniston – Low Water – Walna Scar car park

Distance: 4 miles     Total Ascent: 580 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours

Weather: Mist. 5oC

Believe it or not, it’s not always good weather in the Lake District! Today was one of those days where the mist and murk hung low on the fells and this short walk started and finished in those conditions, so no views today. There was, however, a little celebration at the top of The Old Man today…

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