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Name:Wild Boar Fell East Top
Hill number:5608
Height:707m / 2320ft
Parent (Ma):2720  Wild Boar Fell
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Unclassified
(Un)
Grid ref:SD 76153 98528
Summit feature:no feature 15m NW of shelter
Drop:2m
Col:705m  SD761988  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Observations:ground 15m W at SD 76147 98516 is lower; summit is 1.5m lower than hill 2720
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Wild Boar Fell (final).doc
Comments:Summit of fell is hill 2720
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 234 users)ByDate of Ascent
From parking spot near The Thrang with Miranda and hill baggers to celebrate RHW's Cumbria compleation. Impressively pointy fell, enjoyed following the rocky edge on descent. On to Little Fell.Wycombe Wanderer08/09/2019
Revisit to see rebuilt trigpillar as part of Robs Cumbria all completion At this point on the escarpment edge.cjo08/09/2019
My final Cumbrian summit, after revisiting the 3rd 708m spot and the newly rebuilt trig. From NE, The Thrang. Thanks to Ronnie Nicola Jez Miranda Chris David Rick and Phil for company, chilly sunny late pmRHW08/09/2019
From Little Ing via the Pennine Bridleway then along the edge of the ridge before the Marilyn.NormanW27/08/2019
Just a stroll over from summit. Company: Soloiandesbottes15/05/2019
cj bw c,g,e,a,b,schrisj196513/04/2019
From Quaker's graveyard near Elm Pot. Lots of parking on grass. Freezing, snow on ground, sunny, great views.iangalbraith17/01/2019
u3asoftsquare12/04/2018
Essential to go to this little top as well as the true summit. The views are wonderful.Gill04/08/2017
From Cotegill Bridge via Swarth Fell. Searching for old benchmarks with Roger Templeman.jonglew25/07/2017
Little Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Wild Boar Fell East Top, Swarth Fell, Swarth Fell Pike, Baugh Fell, Knoutberry Hawkeithouk18/06/2017
From Swarth Fell. Took the path branching right on ascent to traverse above The Band. Spent a bit of time taking in the grandeur of this spot before crossing the soggy plateau to the main top.Jake99431/05/2017
2nd top visibility intermittent solo walkcolinfielding03/03/2017
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, Main summit and then on to Swarth Fell and others. This was the best of the day.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
The better of the two tops even though the Howgill view is missing. Ten cairns right above the edge.stig_nest08/10/2016
Nuttall walk 11.2 with Frank and Steve from Uldale. Warm but with some rain.Lou31/07/2016
Nice walk across summit of Wild Boar Fell is somebody trying to catch up with Nine Standards with all the cairnsphilhythe26/06/2016
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
Ski tour with Thomas...on Mothers daywinterwalker06/03/2016
Pendragon Castle - Little Fell - Low/High Dolphinsty - The Nab - Wild Boar Fell - Trig Summit & Youdcomb Scar Summit (East Summit)- The Nab - High Dolphinsty - Little Wold - Turner Hey Hill - Hazelgill - Deepgill - Shoregill - Low & High 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. Visited this one first as I couldn't remember whether it was higher than the trig point, but worth it for the walk along the escarpment!Mark Jackson29/07/2015
10.6km walked. Soloskyemumbler20/04/2015
Bridle path from Thrang in Upper Eden valleyPeteEdwards10/04/2015
From Wild Boar Fellrb07/02/2015
Diversion onto Wild Boar Fell from High Dolphinsty - waking PBW from Fat Lamb Inn to GarsdaleOne F in Foreig28/07/2014
Wild Boar Fell - Wild Boar Fell East Top - Swarth Fell - Swarth Fell Pike - Baugh Fell - Knoutberry Hawronaldo33324/05/2014
Circular walk via Wild Boar Fell and on to Swarth Fell.Outstanding views throughout on glorious Easter Saturday.Cold wind,though.catman19/04/2014
See Wild Boar Fell.MorecambeMonkey17/11/2013
Up on the fell for some isolated geocachesbardolph13/07/2013
Visited both summits.peter4lc25/06/2013
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
climbed with hill 2720 Wild Boar FellGeorge Gradwell21/10/2012
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 - this top is lower than the ground around the trig pillar 450m NWwebmaster13/10/2012
Survey with DoBIH editorial team Galltywenallt13/10/2012
By Nuttalls' route, in sunshine. Cloud inversion in the Eden valley.davidpettit8406/11/2011
From Pendragon Castle via Little Fell.Wheelsy24/10/2011
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
Second of 6 tops after bivvying the night at Uldale. Better views here than from the main summit which is just 5 mins away.signyred23/08/2011
Onto Swarth Fell. Thin High Cloud. Ex Vis. With PM.CJM12/04/2011
1dads24/10/2010
We took in the cairns at the edge looking across towards Mallerstang en route to the top. Lovely weather and great views.Ramblingbadgers03/07/2010
Midweek walk with a group of c. 30 people from Garsdale station to Kirkby Stephen. Easy paths, dull weather. Good sheer views down into Mallerstang dale.JOHNS23/06/2010
Kirkby Stephen - Little Fell - Wild Boar Fell - Wild Boar Fell (East Top) - Swarth Fell - Swarth Fell Pike - Garsdale Stationbriandiggle26/05/2010
From road near Uldale House and then onto Swarth FellFisky Boy17/05/2010
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke17/05/2010
SRFrank24/08/2009
Came up on the Nutall route and visited this one on the way to a nearby geocache.Father Ted25/07/2009
Completed with proper top.DanTrig20/07/2008
Wandered vaguely about in the mist looking for a nearby cache.agentmancuso30/06/2008
climbed from aisgill cottages via swarth fellrobert21/05/2008
From 1st. Topmick22/03/2008
Snowy.destaylor09/12/2007
Nice sunny day, parked at Thrang Bridge, regret not going on to do Swarth Fell as well. Will have to go back and do it separately!!grahameb18/10/2007
As with the other WBF summit, wondered around in poor visibility & eventually found it !!, was going to go for Swarth Fell but no chance today, foul weather, temp 2c.Angus21/02/2007
SOTA activation from trigIan G7KXV19/12/2006
GMGMTIdris08/08/2006
Had to visit the second top just to be sureM0ZZO17/06/2006
Parked at spot: SD774969. Climbed Ais Gill to Wild Boar Fell, I remember the 2 tops here. Then onto Swarth Fell.Jhimmy16/04/2006
terrible weather. piles of stones along fell fdgespike08/10/2005
With Jo, from Uldale (roadside parking SD72749 97290): across wet, rough ground to Sand Tarn, Wild Boar Fell, Wild Boar Fell East Top, Swarth Fell, Swarth Fell Pike, then descent alongside wall across Holmes Moss Hill to footpath and back to car past Uldale House. Weather: sunny and warm. Very good visibility.amblerbob25/04/2004
Garsdale railway station to Kirby Stephen (Garsdale-East House-Nettle Brow-Swarth Fell Pike-Wild Boar Fell-Greenlaw Rigg-Wharton Hall-Skenkrith Bridge-Kirby Stephen)Mac.Hawk24/04/2003
BogtrotPeteF28/12/2002
3 of 4: From Wild Boar Fell.ChrisR01/03/2000
With SB.Dugswell219/12/1998
Parked at bridge to east over rail line and climbed up the 'nose' of WBF - great final steep scramble, circuit of the top to ensure high point - onto southern tops from herenordicstar22/08/1998
Easy walk from Mallerstang side visit for pedantry purposesRhayader_wander04/05/1998
2 of 5: From Little Fell.ChrisR17/08/1996
With Simonmikejacobs24/10/1995
topgigglejon28/12/1994
topjohnfwoolley07/06/1992
petey01/01/1990
5 of 7: From Swarth Fell.ChrisR02/07/1989
Galltywenallt28/05/1988
Round from Stennerskeugh.Eddie28/08/1986
Mallerstang Marathon from Kirkby Stephen, Nine Standards Rigg, High Seat,Archy Styrigg, Hugh Seat, Sails, Swarth Fell Pike, Swarth Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Little Fell,PeterD12/05/1984
On way to summit from Angerholme Wold.Aye Jimmy20/12/1980
With: muhc; From B6259 1ml N of Garsdale Head up to Swarth Fell Pike then Swarth Fell & down & up to Wild Boar Fell. Descended to Outhgill.Ian Baines02/02/1975
With: crgs; From Hazelgill up to Nab Fell then N ridge onto Wild Boar Fell. Past cairns and dip to Swarth fell then down to road and walked back along bridle track.Ian Baines03/03/1973
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