Name:Great Carrs
Hill number:2637
Height:785m / 2575ft
Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Col:765m  NY270006  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
2876602/08/2019NY 27081 00949  F: Cairn on rockLR
2974814/10/2019NY 27080 00950  F: cairnP&EH
-1227728/05/2007NY 27077 00952  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
-1227804/05/2007NY 27080 00954  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
David Purchase
-1227911/10/2008NY 27077 00946  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
-1228002/05/2010NY 27078 00947  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
-1228120/04/2013NY 27079 00948  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
-1228207/09/2014NY 27080 00946  F: cairn on rock tor
S: Abney level
104720/04/2013NY 27079 00948  F: Cairn on rockCraig67

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Parked at Walna Scar Road. Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Walna Scar.PGCE08/06/2020
Circular walk from Wetherlam to Old man of Coniston. Parking at old station road.Dan Baddeley22/03/2020
Started climb from Three shire stone on wrynose pass..billames18/03/2020
Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs, Great Carrs, Swirl Howkeithouk15/03/2020
After Swirl How - cloudless sky, just occasional banks of mist.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
With NB from Three Shires, cold cloudy day. to summit return via Great Carrs, Little Carrs and Hell Gill Pike. Back before dark.Frank03/12/2019
With FR from Three Shires, cold cloudy day. to summit of Grey Friar, return via Great Carrs, Little Carrs and Hell Gill Pike. Back before dark.Bheinn03/12/2019
Walked up to the top of Wrynose Pass from Little Langdale. Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs, Grey Friar, Little How Crags, Great How, Swirl How & Great Carrs. Descended down Wet Side Edge to Fell Foot. Solo.Dangerous Dave23/11/2019
Parked at three shires stones, on to Swirl How and Grey Friar. Mist swirling around but got some views into the valley.LizH14/10/2019
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
Paul Tierney Wainwrights record Leg 7DinoF16/09/2019
. . . after Swirl Hows . . . Mist had cleared!apshepherd13/09/2019
Circular from Seathwaite. Dow Crag, Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey friardavepeel24/08/2019
8/11 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
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
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
Part of walk from Tilberthwaite -> Wetherlam -> Swirl How -> Grey Friar -> Great Carrs - very sunny Easter Mondayrachelcawley22/04/2019
Walked Old man across to Great CarrsSteve8111/04/2019
Dow Crag, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Grey Friar, Great Carrs - with Bassy and Duey.robba_wag31/03/2019
Cloudy and Windysiholden24/03/2019
With Big SamCora Thorny15/02/2019
From Wrynose Pass up to Wetside Edge to Little Carrs,Great Carrs & onto Swirl How down over How Grags & up to Brim Fell & 'busy' The Old Man, back over Brim Fell then contour path round & up to Grey Friar the Wetside Edge & down to the Pass, v cool breeze till mid afternoon, warmer,less breezy & increasing sunshine early evening onwards..apricorum22/09/2018
Headed over from Great Friars easy path nothing difficult. stopped off to visit war memorial. with Richie.Zoe Little04/09/2018
Hill bagging with Andrew: Wetherlam, Black Sails, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Black Crag, The Old Man Of Coniston. 16.86km 3:51:00peter_tun05/08/2018
Up from Wrynose Pass on a windy day.bevandy11401/08/2018
With Sue from Seathwaite. Via a very dry Seathwaite Tarn. Very misty.Frank21/07/2018
On a round of 7 hills from Cockley Beck. From Swirl How, and on to Little Carrs.jonglew15/07/2018
From Wrynose Pass with Delva on another hot day. On to Swirl How and back via Grey FriarNeilb08/07/2018
Didn't intend going this far- just looking for way down mountain via Prisoners Band. Bone dry ground and seemed to be getting hotter.Peak Rambler25/06/2018
From Wetherlam, back up the leg killer Prison band and back to the summit of Swirl How we made our way FINALLY to Great Carrs. Before the summit we stopped and looked around the plane crash memorial with was as fascinating as it was eerie and moving. From there the short walk to the summit. Much like Swirl How great views from the head of the valley down to Windermere and beyond. Absolutely brilliant day this one. just the short steep trip back to the car parked on Wynrose pass.Scotty 2 Hotty21/06/2018
Beautiful day (24 degrees and sunny!) Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Little How Crag, Great How Crag, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar and Little Carrs and Hell Gill PikeFionalevey30/05/2018
From Swirl HowCyclistno106/05/2018
Completed - planned to do with Grey Friar but due to bad weather turned back after Great Carrs. Grey Friar due to be my #100th WW, so a bit disappointed not to bag this one todayNicky23/04/2018
The Coniston Fellssms.3721/04/2018
Fell Gate - Walna Scar - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Grey Friar - Great Carrs - Swirl How - Prison Band - Levers Water - Boulder Valley - Fell GateMountainTerrier21/04/2018
Walna Scar CP > Goat's Hawse > Dow Crag > Goat's Hawse > The Old Man of Coniston > Brim Fell > Great How (Swirl Band) > Grey Friar > Great Carrs > Swirl How > Swirl Hawse > Black Sails > Wetherlam > Lad Stones > Walna Scar CP. Fine but largely cloudy great walking day, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg14/04/2018
From car park above Heathwaite, across Braidy Beck ascended Old Man of Coniston via Low Water tarn. On to Dow Crag via Goat Hawse. Retrace steps and ascend Brim Fell. Follow ridge to Lervers Hawse took path that contours around Swirl How to Fairfield and ascend Grey Friars. Return to Fairfield and ascend Great Carrs and Swirl How. Descent to Swirl Hawse and Lever’s Water, contour around to Grey Crag to the Pudding Stone and Crowberry Haws and return to car park.raymooremanx29/03/2018
Wetherlam via Hole Rake, Black Sails (Nuttall), Swirl Hawse, Prison Band, Swirl How, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston, Goats Hawse, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pike, Wanna Scar (Nuttall), White Maiden (Nuttall) back to Coniston via Walna scar Road.Stu Percival07/02/2018
Started at Tilberthwait Quarry Car Park NY 30610 01006. via Wetherlam, Black Sails and Swirl How and Grey Friar. Retutned back via WetherlamWestdenewalker14/09/2017
From Walna Scar CP. Up Coniston Old Man, on to BrimFell, Swirl How,Great Carrs,Grey Friar & Wetherlam. Back to CP via Coppermines Road.Wandyone2313/08/2017
Parked on one of the 5 or 6 small hardstanding areas, just E. of Wrynose summit – After ‘mopping up’ 3 Birketts missed on previous walks i.e. Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs & Great Carrs, returned to car via summits of Swirl How & Great Carrs, both of which were previously bagged in February 1979. (PM)gerrybowes08/08/2017
Coniston - Wetherlam - Swirl How - GREAT CARRS - Grey Friar - Conistoneviljeff917/07/2017
Circular walk from Walna Scar car park Dow Crag Swirl How Great Carrs Grey Friar Wetherlam Brim Fell Coniston Old Manjaney.m08/07/2017
Weatherlam, Black Sails, Swirl How, Grey Friar, Great Carrs horseshoe from Fell Foot.lenman05/07/2017
Cumbrian Traverse - Broughton Mills to KeswickIWC16/06/2017
2nd ascentabbo000131/05/2017
On my Todd, red hot sunshine.whiteuss26/05/2017