Add marker to map:              help
Marker Notes X

To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs).

Logged-in registered users only...
When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save].

To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map).

Loading...
Name:Wild Boar Fell
Hill number:2720
Height:708m / 2323ft
Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:SD 75802 98798
Summit feature:embedded rock 30m S of trig point
Drop:344m
Col:364m  SD778963  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Observations:rock is 3cm higher than trig point (SD 75796 98888); summit is 1.5m higher than hill 5608
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Wild Boar Fell (final).doc
Change log:show changes for this hill entry
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

Show Map
(Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits)

Full screen map - includes OS 1:25k scale mapping (Bing Maps)
Switch to Google Maps view

Resize map: portrait / landscape / reset

Map Help, This page uses the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace API
which does not include Explorer (1:25000 scale) mapping.

Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown

Show/hide GPX File for mountains shown

Photos
No summit photo available
Hill summit
No portrait photo available
Hill portrait

Wild Boar Fell

To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hill
please contact the hillsummits website

Logged Descriptions  (logged by 417 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
1st of 6 hills solo walk boggy as hellcolinfielding03/03/2017
Wild Boar Fell (both tops), Swarth Fell and Swarth Fell Pike. Was intending to carry on to Baugh Fell but the weather was foggy and drizzly so bailed out back to Uldale.clivevilla24/01/2017
From Thrang Via Aisgill cottages First snow of the year for meNorthender09/11/2016
Solo from Uldale on to The East Top and others.Aimless Rambler05/11/2016
From Fat Lamb Country Inn near Ravenstonedale (NY 73922 02370) - Cote Moor - Little Fell - The Nab - Wild Boar Fell - Wild Boar Fell East Top - Swarth Fell - Swarth Fell Pike. Return via Wild Boar Fell East Top, Yoadcomb Scar, Blackbed Scar and The Nab.david23020114/10/2016
A superb hill. The last of 4 Hewitts today. Trig is poorly. That view to the Howgills...wow!- descent via the Nabstig_nest08/10/2016
Went to the E cairns and shelter point. Fantastic views. Heavy gale winds still. Might return some day with a tripod for some (better) shots (note: park Tommy Road to N, 4.5km to summit). Part of the northern dales horse shoe.Tom D12/09/2016
Nuttall walk 11.2 with Frank and Steve from Uldale. Warm but with some rain.Lou31/07/2016
Easy walk up good path following the Pennine Bridleway good views well worth the walkphilhythe26/06/2016
Lovely hill, up and down from Tommy Road. The cairn building squad been on this hill too...another 9 above the edge. Great views over the Dales and Howgills.N.Morters21/06/2016
With Jo, from Tommy Road: Little Fell, then onto Wild Boar Fell East Top and Wild Boar Fell. Good track all the way. Weather; generally cloudy, strong wind, good visibility.amblerbob31/05/2016
ANOTHER CLOUDLESS DAY WITH STRONG WIND. FOLLOWED RECOMMENDED NUTTALLS WALK 11.2. LONG DRAG UP TO WILD BOAR FELL, EASY PATH ON TO SWARTH FELL AND DESCENT TO RAWTHEY GILL FOOT. DELIGHTFUL BUT LONG ASCENT OF THE GILL TO BAUGH FELL. EASY STROLL TO KNOUTBERRY HAUGH THEN STRAIGHTFORWARD BUT ENDLESS RETURN TO THE START.BURGESS12/05/2016
#581 Parked at The Thrang, the ROW through fields to pick up the Pennine Bridalway to High Dolphinsty. Trig is looking very sad.tim74706/05/2016
Pendragon Castle - Little Fell - Low/High Dolphinsty - The Nab - Wild Boar Fell - Trig Summit & Youdcomb Scar Summit - The Nab - High Dolphinsty - Little Wold - Turner Hey Hill - Hazelgill - Deepgill - Shoregill - Low & Hih Cocklake - Road to Startbriandavies14/02/2016
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave17/10/2015
Kirkby Stephen to Garsdale via Nateby, Birkett Common, Little Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Swarth Fell, Knoutberry Haw and Baugh Fell. Great mountain with a disappointing summit but good viewsMark Jackson29/07/2015
With Andy on a three day circuit from Kirkby Stephen.alistairpooler03/07/2015
Done during the Mountain Yomp Challenge Race.Lykewake4207/06/2015
Did this on holiday. Great view!SamE17/04/2015
2mFM Radio Activation NP-007. Parked in layby next to bridge. Very windy.Petem0hqo10/04/2015
From the parking area just S of The Thrang (on B6259). Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/wild-boar-fell-rogans-seat-and-kisdon.htmlGayle08/04/2015
Started at car park at SD694 912, Followed Ringing Keld Gutter up to Knoutberry Haw, across to Tarn Rigg Hill and then across to Gill Head and down Rawthey Gill to SD 745 947 and followed fence which goes up to top of Swarth Fell. Views at Swarth Fell were incredible, Pennines, Howgills, Cumbrian Fells, Morecambe Bay. Then, ridge to Wild Boar Fell. Down to Sand Tarn and then straight line to SD 730 971. Long walk back to car along A683 and some of the parallel tracks. Crossed river at SD 682 917. Easter Saturday and didn't see a single soul.tsharp04/04/2015
From the Thrangrb07/02/2015
Solo run. Direct ascent from near Stennerskeugh, down via the Nab and Pennine bridleway. Glorious sunset over Ingleborough and Morecambe Bay.amswanston04/01/2015
Lovely walk from parking at the Thrang. One of the finest hills in EnglandThearlaichdubh31/10/2014
Wild Boar Fell - Wild Boar Fell East Top - Swarth Fell - Swarth Fell Pike - Baugh Fell - Knoutberry Hawronaldo33324/05/2014
Views for miles on ultra clear day. Morecambe Bay, Howgills, Conistons, Scafells, Great Gable, Pillar, High Street, Skiddaw, Blencathra, Cross Fell, Nine Standards Rigg, Great Shunner Fell and the Yorkshire 3 Peaks to name a (few). Still pretty wet underfoot but no difficulties.Nick Caunt10/03/2014
Solo from car parking area at Cotegill Bridge on the B6259. Under viaduct at Aisgill Farm - north to bridleway - up ridge to The Nab - summit trig point/shelter - Swarth Fell - descending alongside Far Cote Gill to car park. Approx 6.5 miles in 3hr 20 mins. Good weather and views from the top.Nutty11/12/2013
My second ascent. With Andy and Claire from the Thrang then along ridgeCrib Goch17/11/2013
Parked at space next to railway bridge on B6259 & walked North before heading onto Pennine way to High Dolphinsty. Path up to The Nab & then onto Wild Boar Fell/Wild Boar Fell East top/Swarth Fell/Swarth Fell Pike. Damp & misty,no views. On own.MorecambeMonkey17/11/2013
Up doing a couple of isolated geocachesbardolph13/07/2013
Not actual date as no log kept. Wild Boar Fell, Swarth Fell, Baugh Fell, Knoutberry Hawijpowell02/04/2013
Aisgill Cottages, Hellgill, High Road, Pendragon castle, Little Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Swarth fell, Swarth Fell Pike. Bright, lying snow. Long distance views.PaulH13/03/2013
Omm 2012 - DaveMountain Goat27/10/2012
A dissappointing day on the weather front but got to the top of Wild Boar Fell when clear from the west. After going out to Swarth Fell and dropping to the coll, chose to return to the car and leave Baugh Fell for another day.SS20/10/2012
Surveying trip with John, Graham, Chris and Jim - ground around the trig/wind shelter is the highest point on Wild Boar Fellwebmaster13/10/2012
survey with DoBIH editorial team Galltywenallt13/10/2012
Dalesrail walk with leader Peter, and his Mrs! Weather variable but sunny on tops, walking and navigation easy. Views excellent.JOHNS07/10/2012
...because we can!Mistyfied03/09/2012
End of minor road to Uldale east of A683, 6 miles N. of Sedbergh ENE across the fell to plateau NE along plateau to Wild Boar Fell (708m) SE across plateau to 708m spot height on Yoadcomb Scar Swarth Fell SE & then SW beside wall to Rawthey Gill Foot Rawthey Gill Baugh Fell Knoutberry Haw West Baugh Fell Tarn N. to FB over Rawthey Gill just above Needle House Track back to car. (Solo)gerrybowes08/08/2012
Walked up from Aisgill farm...mainly pathless..agreat walk highlights included The nab,the row of cairns and the summit trig point in the shelter.steven ruffles22/07/2012
Hazelgill Little Fell Wild Boar Fell Swarth Fell Ais Gill Hanging Lund HazelgillAndy Hirst06/01/2012
From B6259 in quite deep snow onto the very snowy top of Swarth Fell then continued to Wild Boar Fell. Great views between the whiteouts.nevans8417/12/2011
From Pendragon Castle via Little Fell.Wheelsy24/10/2011
Another good day out. I parked just off the road at NY783005. Followed footpath under bridge of Settle - Carlisle railway an on to High Dolphisty White Fell and on to the summit cairn. Very misty on summit and I lost my bearings having trouble with the GPS. I eventually retraced my steps and headed back. I fell in some rather unpleasant slurry/muck. Had to change at the car.G4OOE14/10/2011
With G. Parked at end of road at SD 728 972 > Wild Boar Fell > East Top > Swarth Fell > returning via Holmes Moss & path to Uldale House. Aborted Nuttalls' route due to G. falling into bog.RT197027/08/2011
First of 6 tops after bivvying the night at Uldale. Got to trig (which seems to have been vandalised and has lost its brass plate) at 9.45am. Better views from the East Top.signyred23/08/2011
With Meds.bolton12/04/2011
With PM.CJM12/04/2011
Circular walk from off road parking near Elm Gill Farm on B6259.
Route details walked
Including statistics, map, photographs and walk description.
SteveSmith05/04/2011