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Great Carrs
785m (2576ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Great Carrs as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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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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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Maps (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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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

Richard Marchant walked up on September 15th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Wrynose Pass & walked straight up to Great Carrs over Little Carrs & then on to Grey Friar & back the same route. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear day with little or no breeze.

Ian Ashton climbed on July 9th, 2022 [from/via/route] Part of seathwaite Round [with] SOLO

Geoff Hand bagged on April 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] Walk c179 The Seathwaite Round Pt2 Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs & Grey Friar [with] Alone with Tess [weather] Another glorious sunny & warm day (ridiculous for this time of year!) - Second part of 2 goes at this walk. upto Seathwaite tarn, on to Goat's Hawse then on to Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs & Grey Friar. Great day out.

Kevin Foster hiked on September 6th, 2021 [from/via/route] Low Tilberthwaite. [with] By myself. [weather] Cloudy. Summits mostly covered. Good visibility on lower slopes. - An interesting route onto Wetherlam via Steel Edge. The one Wainwright doesn't mention in his books for some reason? Don't know why because it's a cracking way up. Sadly on Prison Band the cloud level was reached & the rest of the walk was view less. Of interest on route was the war memorial & Halifax bomber crash site between Swirl How & Great Carrs. The views opened up again on the descent of wet side edge & the clouds & sunshine poking through made for some great photos. I climbed Great Carrs a few days later (17th) in glorious sunshine. Good visibility & amazing views in contrast to the previous week's visit.

Pete George summited on July 17th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Sunny & Hot

Andrew Flynn conquered on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. Walk number 19. The Coniston Fells [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny

Neil Bennett scaled on July 23rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Climbed Great Carrs, Swirl How & Grey Friar from the Wrynose Pass. Our starting point was the Three Shires Stone, taking the path up Wet Side Edge & returning via the same route. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett. [weather] Hot & Sunny.

Jeremy Torrance walked up on September 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Jon, Stu, Tim. Poor Ash was poorly. [with] Duncan and Johann

Richard Marshall climbed on June 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dow Crag [with] Dave Elsie and Roxy [weather] Cloudy/Sunny warm

Wayne Baxter bagged on April 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Wrynose pass, park near three shire stone (be early limited parking) Head to wet side edge follow cairns to Great Carrs. Pass the memorial to the Canadians pilots who crashed in the second world war & follow a well defined path to Grey Friar. You can return by bypassing Great Carr back to the parking area. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

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

Coniston Water from the summit of Great Carrs

Coniston Water from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (17)

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Matterhorn Rock on Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (174)

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

The WW2 Halifax Bomber Memorial on Great Carrs

Photo: Chris Leonard (14)

Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (20)

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (13)

*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)

Great Carrs Summit

Great Carrs Summit

Photo: David Hayter (172)

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (16)

Plane Wreck Memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Plane Wreck Memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (28)

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (170)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Carrs and Swirl How in the distance from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Red Tarn (Langdale) with Great Carrs and Swirl How in the distance from Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco)

Photo: Tim Hope (105)

Great Carrs and Swirl How under a dusting of snow from Greenburn Beck

Great Carrs and Swirl How under a dusting of snow from Greenburn Beck

Photo: Simon Barnett (47)

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (3)

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (19)

Great Carrs from Grey Friar

Great Carrs from Grey Friar

Photo: Stephen Dawson (12)

The Scafell Massif from Great Carrs

The Scafell Massif from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (22)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

The Scafell Massif laced by low cloud from Great Carrs

The Scafell Massif laced by low cloud from Great Carrs

Photo: Rob Barklamb (25)

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (14)


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