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, 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 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 . . .

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

The next challenge awaits, Mel and Rick approaching Wetherlam

Photo: Richard Jennings (1)

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)

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

A the summit of a snowy Wetherlam

Photo: Dan Dennehy (1)

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

The Old Man of Coniston from Swirl How summit cairn

Photo: Chris Leonard (12)

Near Little Langdale Tarn

Near Little Langdale Tarn

Photo: David Wright (76)

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell and Dow Crag from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (20)

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Great Carrs from Swirl How

Photo: Stephen Dawson (14)

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Harrison Stickle and Pavey Ark from Langdale

Photo: Pauline Mealor (1)

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Wetherlam from Swirl Hawse

Photo: Ian Gaylard (29)

Wetherlam from Little Langdale

Wetherlam from Little Langdale

Photo: David Wright (75)


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