Sunday, 2nd April 2017

Walk: Dow Crag, Coniston Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Seathwaite Tarn
Start Point: Walna Scar Road Grid Reference: SD 237 968 
Distance: 10.5 miles Ascent: 3,500 feet
Time: 6 hours
Weather: A fine day with sunny spells

Six walkers joined me on this walk in the Southern fells. The conditions were very good and the views excellent with no sign of last week’s snow. It was one of those days when everyone said they had enjoyed the walk and meant it.

Brown Pike

Blind Tarn

Buck Pike and Dow Crag with Scafells in the distance

Easy Gully

Dow Crag summit

Now for the tricky bit getting down

Brown Pike, Buck Pike and Dow Crag

Coniston Old Man

Looking down the Coppermines Valley to Coniston

Seathwaite Tarn from Swirl Hause

Memorial on Great Carrs

The Scafells from Grey Friar

Seathwaite Tarn

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