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Details

Date : 10/12/2016

Duration : 5-8 hours

Style : Leader / Supervisor

Type : Quality Mountain Day (QMD)

Weather : Cloudy - Poor Visibility

Wind : Strong Wind

Camping Type :

Nights Camping : 0

Mountains : Black Sails Brim Fell Grey Friar The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man] Wetherlam

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Description

Route - Wetherlam to The Old Man of Coniston
Weather - Low cloud, poor visibility & strong wind
Learning Points/Skills Practices - Poor visibility navigation, group leadership, route planning, map and compass work
Group - 8
Camp style - N/A
The individual takes part in the planning and leadership - Yes
Navigation skills are required away from marked paths - yes on the way up to Wetherlam and across to Grey Friar
Experience must be in terrain and weather comparable to that found in UK and Irish hills - Yes Lake District
Knowledge is increased and skills practised - see above
Attention is paid to safety - Constantly looking out for hazards and advising as appropriate.
The journey is five hours or more - Yes, 7:03 hours in total
Adverse conditions may be encountered - Low cloud, poor visibility, rain and strong winds
Ascent of a substantial peak would normally be included in the day - Wetherlam, Grey Frier, Brim Fell and The Old Man of Coniston

Area : Southern Fells (Scafell Pike)

The Southern Fells Include Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England, occupy a broad area to the south of Great Langdale, Borrowdale and Wasdale. High and rocky towards the centre of the Lake District, the Southern Fells progressively take on a moorland character toward the south west. In the south east are the well known Furness Fells, their heavily quarried flanks rising above Coniston Water.

Map

Time Taken : 07:00:16 Distance : 14.8 km Ascent : 1304 m Descent : -1302 m Avg Speed : 2.2 kmph Moving Speed : 2.21 kmph