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.




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

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 in England, 90th in England & Wales).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Great Carrs, 785m (2576ft). Great Carrs is classified as a Wainwright (No. 43). Great Carrs is also known as an English Nuttall (61st in England, 110th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Wetherlam, 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 in England, 132nd in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Black Sails, 745m (2445ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (72nd Eng, 127th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (88th Eng, 153rd Eng & Wal).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL6
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale

In no particular order . . .

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

*Bowfell, Esk Pike and (the end of) The Scafell Massif from Langdale

Photo: Robert Withers (2)

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Ian Gaylard (29)

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

Great Carrs and Swirl How under a dusting of snow from Greenburn Beck

Great Carrs and Swirl How under a dusting of snow from Greenburn Beck

Photo: Simon Barnett (47)

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)

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Swirl How from Great Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (3)

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Grey Friar from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (171)

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

The Langdale Pikes from the summit of Wetherlam

Photo: Ian Gaylard (30)

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Its a dogs-life in Langdale

Photo: Toby Mettam (1)


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