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Wetherlam
763m (2504ft)

The Southern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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

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Wainwright
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78th highest in England,
132nd in England & Wales

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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

Graham Coules hiked on April 23rd, 2017 [weather] Perfect

Andrew Peate summited on August 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Harry

Andrew Joss conquered on July 24th, 2017 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Barbara [weather] Sunny with a little cloud

Simon Boddy scaled on June 30th, 2017 [from/via/route] Torver [with] HF Holidays [weather] Breezy and cool with low cloud turning warmer and sunny later.

Nick Dobson walked up on May 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] the top of Wrynose Pass via Great Carrs & Swirl How [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Hot and sunny with some cloud hovering on the higher tops - excellent views all round now with the cloud now just hovering over the big ones. Great views of the 2 previous tops we had completed. Returned back to Swirl Hawse and turned right making way down to Greenburn beck then up to high end to rejoin the path down to the pass.

Chris Sheard climbed on August 25th, 2001 [from/via/route] Up from copper mines - usual route [with] Cadets - Doug leading - george & Arron [weather] Weather fine but as usual closed in - Pleasant but cold wind - Not happy with escape route - uneccessary risk

Claire Kirk bagged on April 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walna Scar car park [with] Phil [weather] Sunshine and clear day

Darren Wilson hiked on September 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Coniston [with] with Mike & dan

Mark Davidson has summited [with] Theresa [weather] Can't remember - Can't remember the date but would have been the late 1990's

Christine Flitcroft has conquered [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Sandra [weather] Clear, windy low cloud but not in it and cold

Charlie Housley scaled on May 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Parked up at the Three Shire Stone for a circuit of Grey Friar, Great Carrs, Swirl How, Black Sails and Wetherlam. [with] Candy the dog. [weather] Atrocious; 50mph winds, low cloud and horizontal hale. Challenging.

Colin Millar walked up on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Old Man from Coppermines [weather] Fair

Tony Rogerson climbed on May 25th, 2011 [from/via/route] Steel Edge & Greenburn Valley [weather] High cloud & sunny spells

Anthony Scott bagged on September 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Coppermines Valley [with] me [weather] Sunny, some white cloud and occasional mist, but 14 degrees and almost perfect

Tracey Cowell hiked on September 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] The greenburn horseshoe [with] Sister [weather] Sunny and warm - The top part of wetherlam edge is very steep with some scrambling.. rocks wet and slippy when wet

Bay Wan summited on August 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Start from Coniston on way round to Swirl How and the Old Man [with] Cocoa Dog [weather] Fine and mild

Rob Cheshire conquered on August 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Three Shire Stone, horseshoe route including Great Carrs, Swirl How, Black Sails and Wetherlam. [with] Solo [weather] Warm and sunny, with a moderate haze.

Leon Harvey scaled on August 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaite [with] Solo [weather] No wind cool - A bit of a scramble, completed Black Sail, on the way down, confusing path

Christina Lander walked up on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston - Old Man of Coniston - Brim Fell - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Coniston [with] Dick [weather] Beautiful sunshine

Wendy John climbed on June 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston, Tilberthwait Gill, Birk Fell Hawse, [with] Chris Bunce [weather] Sunny & windy

Iain Jones bagged on July 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Great Langdale National Trust Campsite

Traci Scott hiked on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] Luke [weather] Humid / Hot

David Noble summited on May 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Walna Road [with] Chris [weather] Bright Sunny Day

Andy Pearce has conquered [from/via/route] Coniston, Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How, The Prison Band and Black Sails [with] Anita Pearce & Tyler Peacock [weather] Sunny, very warm for late November

Kevin Parnham scaled on January 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Swirl how and prison band [with] Jo [weather] Cold and very windy - Had this summit to ourselves

Andrew Martin walked up on November 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] coniston

Angela Moroney climbed during 2011 [with] Mr Ludgate [weather] Foggy

Dave Eyes bagged on August 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] From Coniston Village [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Sunny

Bella Wella hiked on August 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaithe [with] Giles and Paul

Mike Jackson summited on May 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] On my own.. [weather] Nice day - Did this on route to the Old Man..

Keith Eastman conquered on July 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] c306

Craig Steeland scaled on July 15th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Coniston village via Swirl How [with] On my own [weather] Warm and sunny with low wind. Perfect!

Doug Martin walked up on June 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Low Tilberthwaite - Greenburn Round [with] Fellwalkers [weather] After coffee rain all the way with low cloud - stopped near end of walk. - Paul forgot his waterproofs and suffered a bit with cold but somehow managed. These waterproof capes dont half come in handy if not quite the height of fashion.

Jan Dixon climbed on May 31st, 2014 [from/via/route] Walna Scar Road [with] Tia and Anya Dixon

Steve Frank bagged on April 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston Fold [with] Jackie Frank

Clive Ward hiked on September 4th, 2009 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaite, past quarries, Birk Fell, approach from NE then S along ridge. Return via Crook Beck [with] Hazel, Johnny, Ben, Anna [weather] Not sure, check photos - First family walk for many years. Great occasion! Coincided with Carly's parents visiting lodge.

Beth Webster summited on October 6th, 2013 [with] Hannah phillips [weather] No visibility blumin wet

Ann Davis conquered on August 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] started from the old man and worked the round [with] many fellow walkers passing by [weather] sooo hot! - bless the `mature` man that had set his 3 week target of 100 wainwrights over 2000 wetherlam was his no 100...sorry I only had water not champagne! x

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on August 8th, 2013 [from/via/route] Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Black Sails and Wetherlam [with] Rich [weather] Very Warm and Humid - 9.98 Miles

Martin Corbett walked up on May 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Tilberthwaite [with] Jemima [weather] Sunny but cool - incl wild camp

Harry Meijer climbed on April 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Coniston [with] The Lake District Walker

Carol Juden bagged on April 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] fell foot [with] Chris & Richard [weather] Snowy, Sunny and clear - Fab walk & amazing views of all fells

Paul Church hiked during July, 1988 [with] Ken, Stuart [weather] Overcast

Dale Verrall summited on May 4th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coniston - Walk number C303 [with] Donna Griffin [weather] Very windy

David Lane conquered on August 19th, 2010 [with] Kelly

Iain Taylor scaled on November 8th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coniston (SD 30001 97460)

Paul Macey walked up on August 13th, 2012 [with] Luke Macey

Darren Mortimer climbed on July 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] Low Tilberthwaite [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Christine Shepherd bagged on March 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Coniston using walk c222 [with] My daughter, Rebecca [weather] Cold with plenty of snow on the ground. - Climbed again on 1.10.11 using walk c420.

Mark Ingram hiked on May 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coniston old man [with] Sofia [weather] clear skys but cold and windy on summits

Christine Knowles summited on April 19th, 2009 [from/via/route] Coppermines, Tilberthwaite [with] Graham, Sheila and Jeff [weather] Very hot

David Hughes, Jane Wilkinson, Michael Austin, Victoria Bates, David Kelley, Adrian Roberts, Leon Potts, David Watson, Doug Jeffries, Trevor Longman, Jo Dixon, Simon Clark, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, David Laws, Claire Rigg, Dennis Brown, David Butterfield, Louis Smith, Jonathan Tobin, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Michael Nolan, Paul Booth, Neil Heywood, Peter Clark, Louise Sandwith, David Hickin, Gordon Lee, Helen Marrs, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Raymond Barnett, Tracey Cordes, John Kendall, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Matthew Thomas, Les Bennett, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, Paul Stevens, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, Paul Warren, Jeanette Coward, Adam Shewry, Chris Bramley, Ray O'Hara, Martin Cowell, Steve Davenport, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged Wetherlam.

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

Approaching the summit of Wetherlam

Approaching the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Simon Barnett (49)

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (26)

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

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 as a backdrop

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 as a backdrop

Photo: Paul Gibson (23)

Coniston Water from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Coniston Water from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Photo: George White (26)

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)

*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)

Crinkle Crags with snow dusting from Wetherlam Edge

Crinkle Crags with snow dusting from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Simon Barnett (51)

Looking down into Tilberthwaite from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Looking down into Tilberthwaite from Hole Rake below Wetherlam

Photo: George White (28)


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