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 - Brim Fell from Swirl How

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (11)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Little Langdale from Wetherlam

Little Langdale from Wetherlam

Photo: Mike Jennings (25)

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 - Swirl How summit cairn

Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (12)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Old mine workings in the Levers Water Beck valley

Old mine workings in the Levers Water Beck valley

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (2)

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 - Wetherlam from Swirl How

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: David Hayter (176)

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 - Lake Coniston

Lake Coniston

Photo: Liz Halpin (7)

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

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

Photo: Kathy Gledhill (2)

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

Approaching the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Simon Barnett (49)

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 - Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Old mine equipment above Crowberry Haws

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (3)

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

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (24)

Walk c222 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Coniston - Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)

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 - Swirl How Summit

Swirl How Summit

Photo: David Hayter (177)

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)


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