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Wetherlam
763m (2504ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Record Wetherlam as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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English Mountain
64th highest in England,
109th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 56)

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English Nuttall
78th highest in England,
132nd in England & Wales

Wetherlam 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)



Wetherlam is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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

Alan Smith walked up on September 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Coniston. With kev. Hot sunny day [with] kevin [weather] Sunny

Stephen Batson climbed on July 11th, 2020 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Clare [weather] Mixture of sunshine & fog

Andrew Johnson bagged on January 20th, 2020 [from/via/route] Tibletwaite [with] Ted [weather] Overcast Snow and ice on top

Richard Marchant hiked on August 9th, 1986 [from/via/route] We parked at Tilberthwaite ascended Wetherlam then Black Sail and on to Swirl How-Swirl Band-Brim Fell then on to The Old Man of Coniston. Once up the top I can remember us jogging down the main path straight in to Coniston then the long slog along the road back to the car at Tilberthwaite was a nightmare and seem to take ages [with] Nick Harker and Chris Aylen [weather] A fine dry day with no cool breeze and too much sunshine - I remember this being a long long walk on a very hot day and seem to take an eternity to complete and too much road walking at the end to get back to the car.

Elaine Evans summited 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 and 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!

Phillip Bulley conquered on September 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via Tilberthwaite and Wetherlam edge. [with] Ruby. [weather] Sunny

John Almond scaled on July 2nd, 2018 [from/via/route] c306 solo walk from Coniston - roadside parking near The Sun Hotel - Miners Bridge - Low Water - The Old Man of Coniston - Brim Fell - Swirl How - WETHERLAM - Hole Rake - Miners Bridge - Wainwright 134 [weather] Very hot - nice cooling breeze on the tops

Les Wrightson walked up on June 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] c306 from coniston [with] tanya [weather] sunny/warm

Vic Royle climbed on May 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Coniston - Irish cottages and YHA car park [with] Team Wiggle [weather] T-shirt time part 1 - Broughton Beck stay success, berocca wee, hanging off the side of the mountain down the slippery red path, Karl Pilkington sought and sent to snide pub by wife of barman working in charity shop - meddling bitch , malbec to go and Bobs tesco run for no reason - red wine reassurance!

Caroline Winter bagged 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

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Wetherlam

Crinkle Crags with snow dusting from Wetherlam Edge

Crinkle Crags with snow dusting from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Simon Barnett (51)

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (26)

Approaching the summit of Wetherlam

Approaching the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Simon Barnett (49)

Coniston Water from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Coniston Water from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Photo: George White (26)

Wetherlam from High Oxen Fell

Wetherlam from High Oxen Fell

Photo: David Wright (164)

Looking down into Tilberthwaite from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Looking down into Tilberthwaite from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Photo: George White (28)

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Ian Gaylard (29)

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

High Light Haw (Top o' Selside) summit cairn with the Coniston Fells: White Maiden, Walna Scar, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Wetherlam in the background

Photo: Paul Gibson (27)

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)

On the summit of Wetherlam

On the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (2)


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