Date: Monday 31 December 2001

Peaks bagged: Coniston Old Man (803m/2663ft), Swirl How (802m/2630ft), Wetherlam (762m/2499ft)

Route: Coniston village - Church beck - Stubthwaite Crag - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Levers Hawse - Swirl Band - Swirl How - Prison Band - Wetherlam - Black Sails - Red Dell beck - Coppermines Valley - Church beck - Coniston village

Notes: A bitterly cold day with a -10°C start down in Coniston village, but brilliant sunshine and extensive views from around the Coniston horseshoe made for an excellent finish to the year.

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