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, 132nd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Black Sails at 745m (2445ft). Black Sails is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (72nd England, 127th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (88th highest in England, 153rd highest in England & Wales).

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 . . .

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam

Photo: Nick Snape (19)

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Low Water Beck nr Coniston

Photo: George White (21)

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water and The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl Hawse

Photo: David Booth (4)

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)

Miners Bridge over Church Beck

Miners Bridge over Church Beck

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (1)

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: David Hayter (176)

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Great Carrs from Top of Broad Slack

Photo: Chris Leonard (13)

A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

A frozen Low Water - with The Old Man of Coniston beyond

Photo: Mike Jennings (24)

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Nick Snape (18)

On the summit of Wetherlam

On the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (2)


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