Walk c323 Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell from Needle House Farm

Fine views of the Mallerstang Valley


Route outline for walk c323:

- Needle House Farm  -   Flint Howe  -   Sand Tarn  -   Sandtarn Riggs  -   Wild Boar Fell  -   Yoadcomb Scar  -   High White Scar  -   The Band (Wild Boar Fell)  -   Aisgill Head  -   Standard Brow  -   Swarth Fell  -   Swarth Fell Pike  -   Holmes Moss Hill  -   Rawthey Gil Foot  -   Holme Moss  -   Whin Stone Gill  -   Blea Gill  -   Uldale House  -   Nettlehouse Gill  -   Needle House Farm.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
2
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
2
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

The highest point of this walk is Wild Boar Fell at 708m (2323ft). Wild Boar Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (98th highest in England, 165th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Wild Boar Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (122nd in England, 206th in England & Wales). Wild Boar Fell is classified as a Marilyn (29th highest in England, 570th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Swarth Fell, 681m (2235ft). Swarth Fell is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (114th highest in England, 191st highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Swarth Fell is also known as an English Nuttall (152nd in England, 253rd in England & Wales).


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 OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c323 Wild Boar Fell and Swarth Fell from Needle House Farm

In no particular order . . .

Pike of Stickle from the Band

Pike of Stickle from the Band

Photo: David Hayter (42)

Waterfall on the River Rawthey near Rawthey Bridge

Waterfall on the River Rawthey near Rawthey Bridge

Photo: Christine Shepherd (229)

*The Langdale Valley with The Langdale Pikes (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (right) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

*The Langdale Valley with The Langdale Pikes (left) and Pike of Blisco (Pike o' Blisco) (right) from Crinkle Crags (South Top)

Photo: Wayne Hill (21)

An icy Rawthey Gill on Holmes Moss

An icy Rawthey Gill on Holmes Moss

Photo: Patrick Roache (9)

Topdog hikers on Wild Boar Fell

Topdog hikers on Wild Boar Fell

Photo: Stewart Green (8)

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

*Great Gable (centre) and Lingmell (left) from Scafell Pike

Photo: Wayne Hill (22)

Little Fell (Lunds Fell) (Mallerstang) and Mallerstang Common from Wild Boar Fell in the snow

Little Fell (Lunds Fell) (Mallerstang) and Mallerstang Common from Wild Boar Fell in the snow

Photo: Robert Nicholls (2)

Wild Boar Fell, Mallerstang Common and Nine Standards Rigg from Swarth Fell in the snow

Wild Boar Fell, Mallerstang Common and Nine Standards Rigg from Swarth Fell in the snow

Photo: Robert Nicholls (11)

Wild Boar Fell summit in the snow

Wild Boar Fell summit in the snow

Photo: Robert Nicholls (5)

Waterfall at Rawthey Gill Quarry

Waterfall at Rawthey Gill Quarry

Photo: Christine Shepherd (232)


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