The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
Grey Friar is on Ordnance Survey Maps:
|OS Explorer Map OL6|
|1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)
|OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90|
|1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)
Grey Friar is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:
*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.
Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Grey Friar
Nick Dobson walked up on July 20th, 2020 [from/via/route] Wrynosse Pass [with] Margaret and Ralph [weather] Clear day with light showers early part of walk - Eventually completed Grey Friar at the 3rd attempt. First time was after completing Great Carr's & Swirl How, Grey Friar was enveloped in mist so we completed Wetherlam instead. The 2nd attempt ended with a punctured tyre combining down the struggle from Kirkstone Pass, resulting in having to limp to Kendal using the space saver reserve tyre before getting a new one fitted.
Paul Macey climbed on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Onward to great Carr's walked from covey beck [weather] Over caste windy on summit
Andrew Johnson bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Cockley Bridge to summit of Grey Friar and return. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful sunny day. - Unbelievably hot day for February! Amazing views - well worth the effort.
David Watson conquered on August 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coniston [weather] Sunny
Phillip Bulley scaled on September 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Swirl How. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny
Caroline Winter walked up on April 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Wrynose pass, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Swirl How, Black sails, Wetherlam [with] Becky [weather] Cloud lifted and great views late morning/afternoon, breezy on ascent to Hell Gill Pike - Busy up here. Some off to Coniston from Swirl Hawse, we some how missed plane debris on Great Carrs! Lost time on descent of Prison Band and detour off path to Black Sails. Also, after rocky scramble decent.....ended up on the minor track to the mines, and boy was it steep and never ending. We were in dismay at another climb to get back over to Wet Side. Late for booked meal, but fantastic circuit
Iain Jones climbed on July 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Great Langdale National Trust Campsite - 27 August 2017 - The Wainwright 60 - Day 7 (Coniston)
Simon Boddy bagged on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Torver [with] HF Holidays [weather] Breezy and cool with low cloud turning warmer and sunny later.
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