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Great Carrs
785m (2576ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 43)

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61st highest in England,
110th in England & Wales

Walk Great Carrs walking UK Mountains in The Southern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Great Carrs Summit

Photo: Karen Todd

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OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Great Carrs Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Great Carrs

Jill Dean walked up on September 20th, 2020 [from/via/route] Staying in Coniston. Walk was a bit too far! [with] Grez & dexter [weather] Lovely day - Found a few trackables in geocaches

John Fenwick climbed on September 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from car park bottom of Walna Scar Road, Seathwaite and Duddon Valley. Followed walk c179 but went clockwise by mistake. [with] Romany [weather] Cloudy, super windy up top - Good circular walk. Easy to follow

Stephen Eddy bagged on August 7th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Mike Woodhouse, Tony Harris, Martin Bayliss [weather] cloudy - After the old man

Paul Macey hiked on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Via grey friar [weather] Over caste windy on summit

Andrew Johnson summited on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Some cloud, very windy, snow and ice on tops - Scary descent of Swirl How ridge.

Christina Lander conquered on June 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Three Shires Stone - Wet Side Edge - Little Carrs - Great Carrs - Grey Friar - Little Carrs - Three Shires Stone [with] Dick & Meg [weather] Warm with sunny spells.

Elaine Evans scaled on February 11th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park at Low Tilberthwaite, via Tilberthwaite Gill and Dry Cove Bottom, then ascent via Wetherlam Edge, continued to Swirl How via Prison Band then on to Great Carrs before descending along West Side Edge and back to car park. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Very good weather for walking, dry and clear, good visibility. - Oh dear! Scramble up Wetherlam Edge was a bit tricky, made more difficult due to snow underfoot and unclear route to top.......but we did it! Prison Band looked more challenging than it was - a pleasant surprise after Wetherlam Edge!

David Watson walked up on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Sunny

Phillip Bulley climbed on September 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Grey Friars. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny

Vic Royle bagged on May 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] With Swirl Howe from Irish Cottageville [with] Team Wiggle [weather] T-shirt time until the top - Sick Mink pre peak jitters, Ulverston tapas gin, bank holiday wiggle, bun raid on Greggs was a game of 2 halves. Ulverston ice hunt

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Great Carrs

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (170)

The cairn and plane crash memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

The cairn and plane crash memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Christine Shepherd (525)

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (4)

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (16)

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (14)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right)  from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

*Loft Crag (foreground far left), Lingmoor, Blea Tarn, Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Cold Pike and Crinkle Crags (featuring Crinkle Crags (South Top), Crinkle Crags (Long Top) and Gunson Knott) (mid-distance left to right) and Wetherlam, Great Carrs and Grey Friar (far-distance centre to right) from the summit of Pike of Stickle (Langdale Pikes)

Photo: Tim Hope (42)

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (19)

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (15)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)


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