Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path

Route Summary:

An alternative to the more usual route from Coniston.

Distance
Ascent
Time
12.7 km 881 m 4 hours

Calculate the time using Naismith’s Rule and factor in your own pace.

Start and Finish: Coniston

Facilities:

Plenty of facilities in Coniston

Check out the businesses nearby for more places to stay and drink.

Hazards:

Remember that we cannot outline every single hazard on a walk – it’s up to you to be safe and competent. Read up on Mountain Safety , Navigation and what equipment you’ll need.

Public Transport: Traveline for UK Public Transport
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Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path Details

An alternative route up Coniston Old Man rather than taking the busier tourist path and just as quick. Returns via  Dow Crag and Buck Pike and the Walna Scar Road.

The Route

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