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

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 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, 109th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 56). Wetherlam is also known as an English Nuttall (78th highest in England, 133rd highest in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag:

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 . . .

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

The Langdale Pikes from Wetherlam Edge

Photo: Andy Malcolm (132)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Slater Bridge, Little Langdale

Slater Bridge, Little Langdale

Photo: Hugh Turner (1)

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

Wetherlam from Little Langdale

Photo: David Wright (75)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

The Old Man of Coniston (left) and Swirl How (right) from Wetherlam summit

Photo: Richard Jennings (3)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Levers Water from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Nick Snape (18)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Coniston Old Man from Black Sails in the snow

Coniston Old Man from Black Sails in the snow

Photo: David Elliott (2)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Coniston Water from Swirl How

Coniston Water from Swirl How

Photo: Nick Snape (20)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - 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)

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 - Little Langdale from Wet Side Edge

Little Langdale from Wet Side Edge

Photo: Stephen Dawson (18)

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 - On Wetherlam summit

On Wetherlam summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (468)

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

Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (24)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Brim Fell from Swirl How

Brim Fell from Swirl How

Photo: Jon Nuttalls (11)

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

Skiddaw from Great Carrs

Photo: Stephen Dawson (19)

Walk c303 Swirl How and Wetherlam from Little Langdale - Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Swirl How, Top of Broad Slack and Great Carrs from Little Carrs

Photo: Karen Todd (4)

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 - Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Greenburn Valley and Little Langdale from Great Carrs

Photo: David Hayter (173)

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 - Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Greenburn and Wetherlam from Swirl How

Photo: Ian Gaylard (25)


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