Monday 3th June 2015

 

Start Point : Walna Scar fell road (SD 288 970)

                   

Distance :  5.2 miles        Height Ascended : 2300 feet

 

Route Map

 

 

A bright and clear start and the prospects look good for today's walk up The Old Man of Coniston.

 

Boulder Valley

The old building bottom left contains old mining machinery and will be visited later.

 

Raven Tor over Low Water - Raven Tor will be the third top on today's walk.

 

Low Water.

 

The summit of The Old Man looking towards the Scafell range.

 

Looking north along the ridge................

 

……......northeast towards Wetherlam…………..

 

…………..towards the Duddon estuary again,…………

 

…………and lastly a northerly panoramic – all this and not a person in sight.

 

Dow Crag from The Old Man.

 

The summit from the north.

 

Wetherlam over Brim Fell Rake and Raven Tor.

 

Brim Fell looking north..........

 

........and south.

 

A grand scene......all to myself.

 

Great Carrs, Swirl How and Great How Crags.

 

The Old Man over Low Water - the old zig-zagging quarryman's path, taken earlier, clearly seen.

 

Black Sails and Wetherlam over Levers Water.

 

Great How Crags from Raven Tor.

 

……………and again.

 

There are great views from the summit of Raven Tor.

 

Low Water.

 

Cloud shadows passing over Boulder Valley.

 

Old mining machinery in the ruined building seen earlier at the base of the old spoil heaps.

 

Shut that door!!

 

Boulder Valley.