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Name:Great Carrs
Hill number:2637
Height:785m / 2575ft
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, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay
Class:Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger,
Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,W,B,Sy,Fel,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 27079 00949
Summit feature:cairn on rock
Drop:20m
Col:765m  NY270006  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1117 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circular walk from Wetherlam to Old man of Coniston. Parking at old station road.Dan Baddeley22/03/2020
ALHEJ Wilkins22/03/2020
Started climb from Three shire stone on wrynose pass..billames18/03/2020
DocHoliday16/03/2020
Hell Gill Pike, Little Carrs, Great Carrs, Swirl Howkeithouk15/03/2020
HighwayToFell03/01/2020
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
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
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
rossdrummond08/11/2019
lancedavis29/10/2019
Lavfluris28/10/2019
haylesb20/10/2019
GM8119/10/2019
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
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
. . . after Swirl Hows . . . Mist had cleared!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 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
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
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
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
animymous19/05/2019
dadofmorph17/05/2019
gedshaw15/05/2019
PM06/05/2019
David8429/04/2019
Part of walk from Tilberthwaite -> Wetherlam -> Swirl How -> Grey Friar -> Great Carrs - very sunny Easter Mondayrachelcawley22/04/2019
ChloeMoore20/04/2019
JtwoUD19/04/2019
AC1917/04/2019
nigelcmason11/04/2019
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
ALHEJ Wilkins16/02/2019
Fell3wilki16/02/2019