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Name:Wetherlam
Hill number:2640
Height:763m / 2503ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Class:Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright,
Birkett, Submarilyn, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Trail 100
(Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,sMa,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg,T100)
Grid ref:NY 28819 01112
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:145m
Col:618m  NY278007  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 979 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
V windy swirling cloud and occasional sun. round of great cars, swirl how and wetherlam from 3 shires.Mountainhikes08/03/2017
High winds, ice and snow in almost zero visibility due to low cloud and snowingjontea11/02/2017
Pup submitted twice todayLittledave21/11/2016
Walked from Skelwith Bridge to Tiberthwaite and climbed form there. Quite a scamble over the rocks towards the summit. Descended towards Coniston and looped back to Tibertwaite and on to Skelwith Bridge 12 milesJane T 0108/10/2016
A circular route taking in a number of peaks to the north of Coniston: Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs Little Carrs and Greenburn. Glorious autumn weather, amazing views. With Manchester hiking.Lazylizzie02/10/2016
Great carrs, grey friar, swirl how & weatherlamTobo196930/09/2016
Number one of three summits on this walk. Mix of sunny intervals, strong gusts and heavy showers with hail. Mountain Skills Day 2. Coniston to Wetherlam (762m) via Hole Rake and Steel Edge. Onto Black Sails (745m) then decending the ridge via Erin Crag (551m) to Levers Water through the Coppermines Valley back to Coniston. Distance = 13.85km. Average moving speed = 3.4km/h. Time moving = 4:02. Ascent = 931m.paulnewby8125/09/2016
Spectacular day on the fells with Team Bob. From Tilberthwaite car park, Wetherlam, Swirl How, Grey Friars and Great Carrs (Wainwright 164). Down Wet Side Edge and back to the car park.nosdrahcir17/09/2016
With joannastuduncan11/09/2016
Set off from 3 shires up Great Carrs and Swirl How then over to Wetherlam. Back to SH then over to Dow Crag. Didn't have the energy to do Grey Friar - next time. Walked with Lizzie - 6.5 hours.Mozzer29/08/2016
Banks, High Pike Haw, White Maiden, Walna Scar, Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Little How Crags, Great How Crags, Swirl How, Wetherlam, Lad Stoneskeithouk28/08/2016
Wetherlam - Black Sails - Erin Crag - Kennel Cragronaldo33306/08/2016
Climbed with Zoe & Lulu.neilblair35323/07/2016
with Lynn Parkinderek_74424/06/2016
Coniston-Wetherlam-Old Man circuit from Thurston Camp Site.PreCambrianLife18/06/2016
And finally, the 5th and last summit of the day after Ro's wedding. Mostly sunny by now. Views to Scafell, Morecambe Bay, Skiddaw (I think), Langdale Pikes and Helvellyn. Quite a long way back to the car via an unexpected working mine but we made it to Oxenholme with 10 mins to spare. Phew.AlanDStewart24/04/2016
Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Swirl How, Wetherlam, Birk Fell Mankeithouk24/04/2016
wetherlam, black sails, swirl how, great carrs,little carrs, hell gile pike, grey friar, great how crags, little how crags,brim fell,dow crag,buck pike,brown pike,walna scar,white pike, white maiden ACW from walna scar cp at 289970robertphillips23/04/2016
Walna scar car park, Black Sail ridge (recommended) Wetherlam, Swirl How, Old Man Very clear dayNorthender20/04/2016
with davek973aren16/04/2016
Ascent via Swirl Hawse and black sails. Poor weather, very cold.DanGeere07/04/2016
First of seven tops today the route Coniston fells was taken from Stuart Marshall's book Walking the Wainwrights, parking was had in Coniston village, the pay and display is rather expensive thoughWAYNE ROWLETT02/04/2016
With Mel and Sandra. Sunny March daycazza20/03/2016
From Coniston up Ladstones ridge continuing to Swirl How via the Prison Band. Wonderful sunny, still day.jeffurz117/03/2016
With Ian walked from Tiberthwaite taking in Wetherlam, Swirl How, Brim fell and Coniston Old Man.Albert_Tatlock23/02/2016
Part of round to Wetherlam and Old Man - above inversion, Ingelborough in the distance - not the first timedavechaffey28/01/2016
Can't believe we made it! Wind 40-60mph. Crawled to the top. With GFE - dreadful weather - wind pretty scary. Originally attempting Nuttals 5.5.Fionalevey27/01/2016
Birkett Old Man Dirty Dozen - Pup Summited twice todayLittledave10/12/2015
Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston, Dow Crag, Buck Pike, Brown Pikekeithouk11/10/2015
12.9 miles 4485fthikester11/10/2015
Three Shires fell raceLittledave19/09/2015
With Swirl How, Brim Fell, Coniston Old ManNicky11/09/2015
Circular walk from Tilberthwaite on very sunny(but not overly warm)day-Hawk Rigg-High Fell-Birk Fell Man-Wetherlam-Lad Stones-Tilberthwaite.With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie06/09/2015
With Oscar and Bridget.ali\'s2ndround06/09/2015
Nuttall walkRuth30/08/2015
small amount of scrambling weather ok (no wind)dentalchimp16/08/2015
From Tilberthwaite Car Park. Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Yewdale Crag and Brackeny Crag. Glorious weather and some incredible views across Coniston Water and of the Old Man :-)AlunRees3125/07/2015
Little Langdale, Greenburn Tarn, Long Crag, to summit then Swirl How via Prison Band, Great Carrs and return by Wet Side EdgeJiim6129/06/2015
Walk no.5 - Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great Carrs, Grey Friar, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston, and Dow Crag. Wainwrights #8 through #14.Kev_E16/06/2015
Climbed fron Coniston via Red Dell returned down Ladstones to Hole Rake. Lousy day, low cloud, rained in parts very cold. So much for flaming June.Grasmoor14/06/2015
Coniston Round from WetherlamAjm031009/06/2015
Coniston Old Man, Dow Crag, Brim Crag, Swirl How, Grey Friar Great Carrs, Wetherlam. Hard Work!jonesthesteam09/06/2015
Ascended from the wrong side really. Should have come up from Tilberthwaite. Weather fantastic, great scramble to the summit and fantastic views.W111KYB13/05/2015
Coniston - Brown Pike - Buck Pike - Dow Crag - Coniston Old Man - Brim Fell - Grey Friar - Great Carrs - Swirl How - Wetherlam - Above Beck Fells - Conistondanthwaites08/05/2015
GL3D placing controlsLittledave29/04/2015
With Jen, Jack and Ben. Took wrong path off summit. Had to go back up. Lost path on descent and wandered into a gorse 'forest'. Got back to car at Three Shire Stones about 6.30pm. Fish and chips on the way back much needed.jcwhitaker09/04/2015
From Gt Langdale campsite, with Penda. 9.4 miles, 5 hrs 45 mins. From Greenburn mine then on to Black Sails. Hot, sunny, windy. Lots of folk around.beorwulf07/04/2015
With our lass from coniston on round of wetherlam, swirl how, great carrs , brim fell and coniston fellDoddsa21/03/2015
From Coniston, via, Coniston Fells, Above Back Fells, Wetherlam, Prison Band, Swirl How, Little Carrs, Hinning House Fell, Great How Craggs,, Little How Craggs, The Old Man Of Coniston, Goats Water, The Cove, Back to Coniston 21K in total snow above 650m Cold wind on high area, great walk.griefmiester10/03/2015
with Howard BRoy_H05/12/2014