Coniston Old Man Jack Diamond Path

Route Summary:

An alternative to the more usual route from Coniston.

12.7 km 881 m 4 hours

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

Start and Finish: Coniston


Plenty of facilities in Coniston


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.

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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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