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




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 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, 98th 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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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 - 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 - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

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 - Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

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 - Levers Water Waterfall

Levers Water Waterfall

Photo: Edward Felstead (14)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Mine workings below Wetherlam

Mine workings below Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (26)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Ian Gaylard (30)

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

On Wetherlam summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (468)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Brim Fell from near Low Water

Photo: Adrian Kingston (1)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - On the summit of Wetherlam

On the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (2)

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 - 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 - Looking across Little Langdale to the Langdale Pikes (with Pike of Stickle prominent to the left) from Wetherlam

Looking across Little Langdale to the Langdale Pikes (with Pike of Stickle prominent to the left) from Wetherlam

Photo: Rob Barklamb (23)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Low Water - on the way up The Old Man of Coniston

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (1)

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

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

Photo: Nick Snape (19)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Photo: George White (21)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - *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 c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Swirl Hause from Swirl How

Swirl Hause from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (16)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Donald Campbell Memorial, Coniston

Photo: Edward Felstead (10)


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