Coniston Old Man

Start point: Walna Scar road (SD 289 970)

Walna Scar car park – Boo Tarn – The Old Man of ConistonBrim Fell – Brim Fell Rake – Low Water – Below Beck Fells – Walna Scar car park

Distance: 4.3 miles     Total Ascent: 630 metres     Time Taken: 2 hours 30 minutes     Start Time: 06:30

Weather: Cold and windy. 3oC.

It was predicted to be a clear day today so I set off early to catch the sunrise from The Old Man – I wasn’t disappointed and the early start was well worth the effort. Nice to bump into a group of StridingEdge fans on the way down – the only people I saw all morning.

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