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Sunday, 2 September 2007

Walk for Sunday 2nd September - Coniston and Seathwaite

Description: Ascent of Consiton Old Man and Dow Crag from the less frequently visited Dunnerdale side, avoiding the old quarries on the standard route.

Route: From the start point, we head up to Seathwaite Tarn, then on to Goat's Hawse. We then take in the summits of Brim Fell, Coniston Old Man, Dow Crag, Buck Pike and Brown Crag, before returning via the Walna Scar Road, followed by refreshments in the Newfield Inn in Seathwaite.

Grade: 3

14 km (9 miles)

Total Ascent: Approx 800 m

Time: 5-6 hours

Start: 10.30 Lay-by to the East of the Dunnerdale road, approx 1 mile north of the Newfield Inn, Seathwaite. Grid reference SD230974. Click here for a map.

Leader: Tom 07884493081

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