Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston

The Consiton fells without the crowds


Route outline for walk c222:

Coniston  -  Church Beck  -  Levers Water Beck  -  Crowberry Haws  -  Low Water  -  Brim Fell  -  Levers Hawse  -  Swirl Band  -  Swirl How  -  Prison Band  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Black Sails  -  Red Dell Head Moss  -  Wetherlam  -  Furness Fells  -  Coniston




Peak Bagging Statistics for 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 (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 highest in England, 90th highest in England & Wales).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Brim Fell at 796m (2612ft). Brim Fell is classified as an Wainwright (No. 37). Brim Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (52nd highest in England, 97th 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, 109th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 56). Wetherlam is also known as an English Nuttall (78th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston

In no particular order . . .

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Wet Side Edge and Greenburn from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (27)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Langdale Pikes from Prison Band

The Langdale Pikes from Prison Band

Photo: Nick Snape (17)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Chris Leonard (12)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Swirl How summit cairn

Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (12)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Black Sails and The Furness Fells from the summit of Swirl How

Black Sails and The Furness Fells from the summit of Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (18)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - 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 c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Leo Villa Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (11)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Old mine buildings above Crowberry Haws

Old mine buildings above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (4)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (20)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Brim Fell summit cairn

Brim Fell summit cairn

Photo: Karen Todd (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Snow on Black Sails summit cairn with Great Carrs (centre left) and Scafell Pike (far right) in the background

Snow on Black Sails summit cairn with Great Carrs (centre left) and Scafell Pike (far right) in the background

Photo: David Elliott (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Low Water

Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (2)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Miners Bridge over Church Beck

Miners Bridge over Church Beck

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Dow Crag from Levers Hawse

Dow Crag from Levers Hawse

Photo: David Hayter (342)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - *Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

*Tilberthwaite with Helvellyn and Fairfield beyond from Wetherlam

Photo: Wayne Hill (59)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Photo: Martin Corbett (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Disused Quarry workings near Low Water below The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Adrian Kingston (6)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)


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