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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)

12.66 km 882 m 4 hours

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

Start and Finish: Coniston

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Plenty of facilities in Coniston

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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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Dave Roberts

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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