Walk c167 Wetherlam and Swirl How from Low Tilberthwaite

A quiet alternative to the usual honey pots


Route outline for walk c167:

- Low Tilberthwaite  -   Steel Edge  -   Lad Stones  -   Wetherlam  -   Swirl Hawse  -   Prison Bank  -   Swirl How  -   Great Carrs  -   Little Carrs  -   Wet Side Edge  -   Low Tilberthwaite.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
3
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
3
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Swirl How at 802m (2632ft). Swirl How is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (39th highest in England, 74th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 32). Swirl How is also known as an English Nuttall (47th in England, 90th in England & Wales).

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

You will also reach the summit of Wetherlam, 763m (2504ft). Wetherlam is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (64th highest in England, 109th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 56). Wetherlam is also known as an English Nuttall (78th in England, 132nd in England & Wales).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 89 or 90 & 96 or 97
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

Photo: Richard Jennings (3)

*Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

*Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

Photo: Wayne Hill (59)

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)

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Nick Snape (18)

Early Morning mist on Thirlmere

Early Morning mist on Thirlmere

Photo: David Hayter (179)

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (3)

*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)

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Ian Gaylard (29)

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Pavey Ark and the Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco), Pavey Ark and the Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Simon Barnett (50)

Swirl How summit cairn

Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (12)


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