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Name:Grey Friar
Hill number:2639
Height:773m / 2536ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 26010 00361
Summit feature:SE cairn
Drop:78m
Col:695m  NY265006  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Observations:NW cairn 40m away at NY 25989 00396 is said to be lower
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 992 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Went to both cairns, could not decide which was higher despite using the Abney Level. The weather still holding out, we only did the hill as a detour .DanMaisieBex31/12/2019
Birkett 3 with KeithDave Geere28/12/2019
trish25/12/2019
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
From Little Carrs. Solo.Dangerous Dave26/11/2019
rossdrummond08/11/2019
lancedavis29/10/2019
Lavfluris28/10/2019
haylesb20/10/2019
GM8119/10/2019
Parked at three shires stones, via Great Carrs and Swirl How, bypassing Great Carrs on the return. Good views all round.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
Jacqdaw20/09/2019
Hillsidenick20/09/2019
From Wrynose pass. Cloudy!apshepherd13/09/2019
Marion07/09/2019
marraneth07/09/2019
Lavfluris05/09/2019
Circular from Seathwaite. Dow Crag, Old Man, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey friar, Harter Felldavepeel24/08/2019
9/11 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
AC1920/07/2019
arjh14/07/2019
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
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
dadofmorph17/05/2019
gedshaw15/05/2019
PM06/05/2019
Part of walk from Tilberthwaite -> Wetherlam -> Swirl How -> Grey Friar -> Great Carrs - very sunny Easter Mondayrachelcawley22/04/2019
ChloeMoore20/04/2019
HillBaggerIan14/04/2019
TheWanderer2714/04/2019
Ascended from Cockley Beck BridgeWayne Mac13/04/2019
Pat196713/04/2019
Bellesmountains13/04/2019
nigelcmason11/04/2019
Dow Crag, Brim Fell, Swirl How, Grey Friar, Great Carrs - with Bassy and Duey.robba_wag31/03/2019
Cloudy and Windysiholden24/03/2019
A late start from home on a cold but lovely day. Cloudy with sunny spells. Some small patches of snow still near the summit.With no dogs. Ascent via Reservoir and Blake Rigg, recommended.Karmakarl23/03/2019
From Walna Scar car park, Seathwaite side: Walna Scar, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, Old man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Little How Crags, Swirl How, Great Carrs and Grey Friar. With Hiking Manchester. Very windy day, poor visibility and snow on the tops, sunshine at the end of the day.Lazylizzie17/03/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins16/02/2019
Fell3wilki16/02/2019
With Big SamCora Thorny15/02/2019
WMW3105/01/2019
ScaSey11/12/2018
With Elvis and Bertiemarklimb197530/11/2018