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Name:Swirl How
Hill number:2635
Height:802.4m / 2633ft
Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Classification:Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,
Bg,Cm
Drop:120m
Col:682m  SD270994  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
1668430/10/2016NY 27282 00556  F: Large cairnMDE
Summit
GJ
2393024/05/2018NY 27282 00554  F: large slab beneath cairn
S: Leica NA730/Leica GS15
barnard/jackson/bloomer
Summit
Jim
2876702/08/2019NY 27282 00554  F: CairnLR
Summit
1GJ
2974914/10/2019NY 27280 00549  F: cairnP&EH
Summit
GJ
-1226128/05/2007NY 27281 00546  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
DW
Summit
-1226228/05/2007NY 27278 00555  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
DF
Summit
-1226304/05/2007NY 27279 00550  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
David Purchase
Summit
-1226411/10/2008NY 27281 00548  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
DW
Summit
-1226511/10/2008NY 27282 00550  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
DW
Summit
-1226602/05/2010NY 27281 00552  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
K&AD
Summit
-1226711/06/2011NY 27280 00556  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
DaW
Summit
-1226820/04/2013NY 27281 00549  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
Craig67
Summit
-1226907/09/2014NY 27284 00552  F: cairn incorporating large rock
S: obvious summit
K&AD
Summit
104520/04/2013NY 27281 00549  F: CairnsCraig67
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Jim



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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1459 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circular walk from Wetherlam to Old man of Coniston. Parking at old station road.Dan Baddeley22/03/2020
ALHEJ Wilkins22/03/2020
Started climb from Three shire stone on wrynose pass..billames18/03/2020
DocHoliday16/03/2020
Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs, Great Carrs, Swirl Howkeithouk15/03/2020
dwalton08/02/2020
DARRENG06/02/2020
HighwayToFell03/01/2020
From Coniston, via Swirl Hawse & the Prison Band - Superb weather.DanMaisieBex31/12/2019
Grey, then windier, then wetter 23 Km traverse of Coniston Wainwrights with a few Birkenstock’s added towards end.davechaffey30/12/2019
During Old Man loop from Conistonlerritt30/11/2019
Up the ridge from Great How then on to Great Carrs. Solo.Dangerous Dave23/11/2019
JtwoUD16/11/2019
JtwoUD15/11/2019
6rossdrummond08/11/2019
lancedavis29/10/2019
Lavfluris28/10/2019
haylesb20/10/2019
GM8119/10/2019
From three shires stones over Great Carr. Misty at the summit, but good views the rest of the walk. Continued to Grey Friar.LizH14/10/2019
PeterAH14/10/2019
lostagain6614/10/2019
The Old Man of Coniston -> Brim Fell -> Dow Crag -> Walna Scar -> White Maiden -> Green Crag -> Harter Fell -> Grey Friar -> Grear Carrs -> Swirl How -> Black Sails -> Wetherlam. Mostly nice weather for my 2 day walk. Camped at Harter Fell.axoree12/10/2019
dersu12/10/2019
Jill Robertson06/10/2019
With K from WetherlamAshley30/09/2019
Jacqdaw23/09/2019
Hillsidenick23/09/2019
With Jonny, Nathan and Chris. Dropping a car in Tiberthwaite, we walked up Yewdale Beck and into Dry Cove Bottom. Up onto Weathelam Edge, the veiws kicked in, and the wind picked up. Nice almost scramble upto Weatherlam. Then along the Black Sails, and another fun step up to Swirl How. We then walked along the ridge to Brim Fell and the Old Man. Turning back on ourselves, we went along the Dow Crag ridge (new fav) along Buck, Brown Pike, then down and along to Walna scar and White Maiden, before dropping back into Torver for food and well needed sleep. 8hr20mins (5hr19min): 20.3km; 1437mByronHaywood14/09/2019
. . . after Grey Friar . . . Misty now!apshepherd13/09/2019
Marion07/09/2019
marraneth07/09/2019
Lavfluris05/09/2019
Marksalop29/08/2019
Circular from Seathwaite. Dow Crag, Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey friardavepeel24/08/2019
7/11 From Seathwaite, up Walna Scar then Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Brim Fell, Little How Crags, Great How Swirl Band, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, then down to Seathwaite tarn on delightful path and round to Long Crag - through Bracken and back down valley on Bridleway to High Tongue (High Tongue is an awful struggle in tussocks but not for too long - climb it from South rather than North and it will be shorter for you). 7 hours.nickywood103/08/2019
arjh14/07/2019
Miflij11/07/2019
Birkett route SOUTHERN FELLS-CON 1. Start Three Shire Stone summit of wrynose pass. HELL GILL PIKE- LITTLE CARRS-GREAT CARRS-SWIRL HOW- added in GREAT HOW-LITTLE HOW - GREY FRIAR. Blustery day started with thin cloud ended clear and Sunny. Lovely views of Scafell range.Hill Wanderer04/07/2019
Solo walk as part of my annual pilgrimage, circular walk started at Walna Scar Road and completed summits of Walna Scar, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Coniston Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How and Great Carrs. ( and back to Swirl How to be able to descend via The Prison and Levers Water to return to my start point.Pootlemum28/06/2019
farwells22/06/2019
With Stephen. From C.P. at Tilberthwaite (NY3060601011). Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs & Grey Friar. Low cloud with intermittent rain on tops.ADT01/06/2019
With the Summit Good group - led by Davidanimymous19/05/2019
dadofmorph17/05/2019
gedshaw15/05/2019
PM06/05/2019
ChloeMoore20/04/2019
JtwoUD19/04/2019
AC1917/04/2019
HillBaggerIan14/04/2019