Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite

A quiet alternative to the usual honey pots


Route outline for walk c167:

Low Tilberthwaite  -  Above Beck Fells  -  Hole Rake  -  Red Gill Head Moss  -  Steel Edge  -  Lad Stones  -  Wetherlam  -  Red Dell Head Moss  -  Black Sails  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Prison Band  -  Swirl How  -  Great Carrs  -  Little Carrs  -  Hell Gill Pike  -  Wet Side Edge  -  High End  -  Greenburn Beck  -  Low Tilberthwaite




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Swirl How at 802m (2633ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (40th highest in England, 74th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 32). Swirl How is also known as an English Nuttall (47th highest in England, 89th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Great Carrs at 785m (2576ft). Great Carrs is classified as an Wainwright (No. 43). Great Carrs is also known as an English Nuttall (61st highest in England, 110th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Wetherlam at 763m (2504ft). Wetherlam is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (64th highest in England, 110th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 56). Wetherlam is also known as an English Nuttall (78th highest in England, 134th highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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97 Kendal & Morecambe, Windermere & Lancaster


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite

In no particular order . . .

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Crinkle Crags (centre left) with Bow Fell (Bowfell) beyond from near Prison Band below Swirl How

Photo: Rob Barklamb (24)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Black Sails summit cairn

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Black Sails summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (14)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - *Little Langdale with the Langdale Pikes, Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from 
        Wetherlam

*Little Langdale with the Langdale Pikes, Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

Photo: Wayne Hill (58)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (4)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - The Scafell Massif featuring Scafell Pike (centre) and Sca Fell (centre left) from Swirl Band between Swirl How and Levers Hawse

The Scafell Massif featuring Scafell Pike (centre) and Sca Fell (centre left) from Swirl Band between Swirl How and Levers Hawse

Photo: Andy Malcolm (232)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (10)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Great Carrs Summit

Great Carrs Summit

Photo: David Hayter (172)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Climbing Wetherlamd from Little Langdale

Climbing Wetherlamd from Little Langdale

Photo: Simon Barnett (48)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (3)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Mine workings below Wetherlam

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (26)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (21)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

Photo: Nick Snape (19)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Nick Snape (18)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

The Scafell Range from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (170)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: James Brennan (3)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - Wet Side Edge and Greenburn Reservoir from the summit of Great Carrs

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn Reservoir from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (22)

Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite - The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)


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