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Name:White Maiden
Hill number:2645
Height:610m / 2001ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay
Class:Nuttall, Birkett, Synge, Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis,
Grid ref:SD 25431 95704
Summit feature:cairn
Col:587m  SD 2548 9602  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
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Parking for 4-5 cars at W end of Walna Scar Road - through the gate (SD 2395 9681). Took the road up to SD 2502 9629, then direct line to White Pike. Then White Maiden -> Walna Scar -> Brown Pike -> Buck Pike -> Dow Crag -> Brim Fell (penultimate Cumbrian hill on Hill-bagging). Just Coniston OM left for another day. Took a fairly direct line back to car; after descending to Goat's Hawse, contoured round Dow Crag, across Seathwaite Fells and through a gate at SD 2449 9673 to rejoin Walna Scar Rd.jonglew15/12/2019
The Old Man of Coniston -> Brim Fell -> Dow Crag -> Walna Scar -> White Maiden -> Green Crag -> Harter Fell -> Grey Friar -> Grear Carrs -> Swirl How -> Black Sails -> Wetherlam. Mostly nice weather for my 2 day walk. Camped at Harter Fell.axoree11/10/2019
With Jonny, Nathan and Chris. Dropping a car in Tiberthwaite, we walked up Yewdale Beck and into Dry Cove Bottom. Up onto Weathelam Edge, the veiws kicked in, and the wind picked up. Nice almost scramble upto Weatherlam. Then along the Black Sails, and another fun step up to Swirl How. We then walked along the ridge to Brim Fell and the Old Man. Turning back on ourselves, we went along the Dow Crag ridge (new fav) along Buck, Brown Pike, then down and along to Walna scar and White Maiden, before dropping back into Torver for food and well needed sleep. 8hr20mins (5hr19min): 20.3km; 1437mByronHaywood14/09/2019
Birkett`s route Dow 1 from parking area at fell gate on the Walma Scar Road. Great circuit with great views.mart079713/08/2019
Loop with Neve and Andy: Old Man, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, White Pike, White Maiden, Walna Scar.peter_tun03/08/2019
From the car parking area on the Seathwaite end of the Walna Scar Road. Taking in Walna Scar, White Maiden and White Pike, with a lazy meander back down through the old quarry workings.Shutterlag03/06/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins15/04/2019
Pre-dawn walk from Coniston up the Walna Scar road. ChillyGary Heath03/01/2019
Jill Robertson18/11/2018
The Parkers15/09/2018
andrew brown05/09/2018
Stan The Man25/08/2018
Matt Smith15/08/2018
From Stephenson Ground via White Pike.Winterfloodian12/07/2018
From Scarr Head, ascend via Goat Water; warm day, walking alone, with the odd bit of downhill jogging! Walk time 4h10m. Dow Crag - Buck Pike - Brown Pike - Walna Scar - White Pike - White Maiden - High Pike Haw - Banksstevem7605/06/2018
From Fell Gate CP. Up the Walna Scar Road to Walna Scar, along a ridge of springy grass to Maiden Pike and White Maiden, by ramps down Dropping Crag to the wonderful perch atop High Pike Haw and back via the quarry lake with its waterfall near Torver Beck.Nick Down110/05/2018
A walk up the Walna Scar from Duddon ValleyHavenchris21/04/2018
Grey Hare06/04/2018
Walna scar carpark walnascar white maiden white pike then onto ridge, but k pike dow crag then the old man.AvidSockWearer10/03/2018
Walna scar cp, no views, bagging the three local birkettsbardolph08/02/2018
Wetherlam via Hole Rake, Black Sails (Nuttall), Swirl Hawse, Prison Band, Swirl How, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston, Goats Hawse, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Wanna Scar (Nuttall), White Maiden (Nuttall) back to Coniston via Walna scar Road.Stu Percival07/02/2018
ALHEJ Wilkins04/02/2018
Wil FR204/02/2018
Coniston fell gate - Walna Scar - White Pike - WHITE MAIDEN - High Pike Haw. With David. Lovely sunny day, great views of Scafell range.citygent29/10/2017
Dramatic cliff face immediately below summit. scary in wind but very impressive.Peak Rambler03/10/2017
Started at car park on Walna Scar Road SD 28922 97027. via Walna Scar then continued to Dow Crag, Brim Fell and Coniston Old Man.Westdenewalker12/09/2017