Sunday 1st February 2015


Start Point : Walna Scar Road (SD 293 971)


Distance :  6.6 miles        Height Ascended : 2200 feet


Route Map





Brown Pike, Buck Pike and Dow Crag from the Walna Scar Road.


Cove Bridge.


4 The Old Man of Coniston over The Cove.


5 The long distance views to the east includethe Howgill Fells and Whernside.


As the top of the Walna Scar Road is reached the Scafells come into view across the Duddon valley.


Walna Scar - Black Combe in the middle distance.


Buck Pike and the Old Man from the summit of Brown Pike.


Blind Tarn.


Another view of Buck Pike.


Dow Crag from the summit of Buck Pike.


Weatheried boot-print sculptures.


Approaching the summit of Dow Crag………………the Brim Fell ridge beyond,


Goat’s Water.


Dow Crag, Goat's Hawse and Brim Fell.


Looking north coming off Dow Crag.


Goat's Hawse.


The Scafells over Grey Friar.


Yours Truly on the descent to a glittering Goat's Water.

(picture by Roslyn)


Dow Crag from the southern end of Goat's Water............


……………….and again.