The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Swirl How
Mr M A Blanchard walked up on November 16th, 2021 [weather] Cloudy
Kevin Foster climbed 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 Swirl How a few days later (17th) via the Coppermines valley & Levers water in glorious sunshine & this time got the amazing views I missed the week previous.
Pete George bagged on July 17th, 2021 [with] Roco [weather] Sunny & hot
Andrew Flynn hiked on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston. Walk number 19. The Coniston Fells [with] Nicola [weather] Sunny
Neil Bennett summited 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.
Julie Clough conquered on July 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Nancy [weather] Cloudy but cleared to sun for the afternoon - Did all 7 Coniston fells 😊
Jeremy Torrance scaled on September 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Jon, Stu, Tim. Poor Ash was poorly. [with] Duncan and Johann
Richard Marshall walked up on June 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Dow Crag [with] Dave Elsie and Roxy [weather] Cloudy/Sunny warm
Wayne Baxter climbed on April 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston keeping right of the miners bridge, pass the red dell to Wetherlam. On the path pass swirl hawse & up prison band to Swirl How. Then onto Swirl band to Brim fell, onto Old Man & back to car in Coniston [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & windy
Richard Annett bagged on April 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Coniston main car park. Cracking porridge at Regedd. Hard descent off Swirl Fell past mine workings. . [with] Jayne [weather] Snow but light. - End of lockdown on 12th but v busy.
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