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Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path

By Dave Roberts   

on September 9, 2012    No ratings yet.

Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path

Further Details

Route Summary:

An alternative to the more usual route from Coniston.

This walk includes the Wainwright of The Old Man of Coniston (Coniston Old Man)

This walk includes the Hewitt of The Old Man of Coniston (Coniston Old Man)

This walk includes the Nuttall of The Old Man of Coniston (Coniston Old Man)

Route Start Location: Coniston

Distance
Ascent
Time
12.66 km 882 m 4 hours

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

Activivity Type: Hard Walk

Summits and Places on this Route

Facilities

Plenty of facilities in Coniston

 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.

Parking :

Public Transport:

Traveline for UK Public Transport

Recommended Maps

Guidebooks

Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path Ordnance Survey Map and GPX File Download

Download file for GPS

Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path

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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© Copyright Mick Garratt and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.
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