Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale

A quieter alternative to the Coniston crowds.


Route outline for walk c303:

Fell Foot Bridge  -  Little Langdale  -  Hollin Crag  -  Wet Side Edge  -  Little Carrs  -  Great Carrs  -  Swirl How  -  Swirl Hawse  -  Keld Gill Head  -  Black Sails  -  Red Dell Head Moss  -  Wetherlam  -  Wetherlam Edge  -  Birk Fell  -  Greenburn Beck  -  Fell Foot Bridge




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 Great Carrs at 785m (2576ft). Great Carrs is classified as an Wainwright (No. 43). Great Carrs is also known as an English Nuttall (61st highest in England, 110th 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 c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale

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Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Ian Gaylard (30)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Little Langdale Tarn

Little Langdale Tarn

Photo: David Wright (77)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The Scafell Massif laced by low cloud from Great Carrs

The Scafell Massif laced by low cloud from Great Carrs

Photo: Rob Barklamb (25)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Knott Head above Little Langdale Tarn from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Knott Head above Little Langdale Tarn from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Photo: Ian Gaylard (13)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Plane Wreck Memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Plane Wreck Memorial on the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (28)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - 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 c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and the Wrynose Pass from Wet Side Edge

Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) and the Wrynose Pass from Wet Side Edge

Photo: Stephen Dawson (21)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Cold Pike (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) from the summit of Great Carrs

Photo: Ian Gaylard (21)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Keld Gill Head, Red Dell Head Moss and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (10)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - 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 c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Prison Band from Swirl How

Prison Band from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (15)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

The Greenburn Valley from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (16)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - 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)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

The S for Sugar Aircraft Crash Memorial between Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar

Photo: David Hayter (178)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Little Langdale from Wetherlam Edge

Little Langdale from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (134)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (171)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Little Langdale Tarn with sunlight on The Langdale Pikes beyond from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Little Langdale Tarn with sunlight on The Langdale Pikes beyond from near Slater Bridge Bridge, Little Langdale

Photo: Ian Gaylard (12)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Jemima en-route up Wetherlam

Photo: Martin Corbett (1)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The Scafell Massif from Great Carrs

The Scafell Massif from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (22)


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