Name:Wild Boar Fell East Top
Hill number:5608
Height:707m / 2320ft
Parent (Ma):2720  Wild Boar Fell
SMC/RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Topographical area:EP02 Shunner-boar
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Unclassified
(Un)
Grid ref:SD 76154 98529
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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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 299 users)ByDate of Ascent
ringo15/06/2024
Walking the Six Peaks Trail. Today from Garsdale station to Kirkby Stephen station. £4.90 for return rail fare. Swarth Fell Pike, Swarth Fell, Wild Boar Fell (both high points) and Little Fell.ijpowell03/06/2024
Swarth Fell - Wild Boar Fell (both tops) - Little Fell from the Thrang. 11 milesGary Heath19/05/2024
Bus 573 from Kendal dropped me at Stennerskeugh road end. Pennine Bridleway to col then easy walk to toptrimarc215/05/2024
outlawcatcher11/05/2024
From the parking spot at The Thrang up to Wild Boar Fell,across to the east top,along the ridge to Swarth Fell and Swarth Fell Pike and down to Aisgill Moor cottages.Hitched a lift back up the road to my car with a guy from Kirkby which was very welcome indeed in the heat.ARM10/05/2024
8 of 10 from the Thrang.robertphillips04/05/2024
A Peckish26/01/2024
beckybags26/01/2024
PeteN13/10/2023
Aisgill Cottages - Hanging Lund - Little Fell - Yoadcomb Scar - Wild Boar Fell trig - Swath Fell- Swarth Fell Pike - Tup Hole - Brunt. Cloudy & breezy but clear. 16.3km 3hrs 46. Mobbed by lapwings, curlew, snipe chicks, excellentJohn Eley07/06/2023
Nirobi9920/05/2023
jamiehighton28/04/2023
Circuit of Wild Boar Fell tops and Swarth Fell tops from Cotegill Bridge, reasonably dry underfoot, on a cool but not too windy day.milimana11/10/2022
From AisgillThe Playful Pig10/10/2022
IainPeeks10/10/2022
greenandblue27/09/2022
Smog03/07/2022
Second summit of today for Boo and I. Walking along scar edge from the Nab.Alphaville19928/05/2022
Both summits this time via the Nabconanharrod08/05/2022
dickiewren10/04/2022
Nuttall walk 11.2: Wild Boar Fell, Wild Boar Fell East Top, Swarth Fell, Swarth Fell Pike, Baugh Fell (Tarn Rigg Hill) , Knoutberry Haw. Very hard, often pathless walk on a beautiful March day. Parked on the raod, car surrounded by fell ponies.Lazylizzie26/03/2022
Parking at barn at SD776965. N along B6259 and up farm track to Hazelgill. Then bridleway to High Dolphinsty. Good ATV track out to Little Fell and back. Good path up to Wild Boar Fell summit with good linking path to E top. Poorer path down to col and along to Swarth Fell. At Swarth Fell Pike took small path at Rt angles L (NE) down through Stubbing Rigg to Aisgill Moor Cottages.Isbjorn24/08/2021
arjh14/08/2021
Ever Onward07/07/2021
With John Bethelandydgreen105/07/2021
JFT_9622/05/2021
steve1856619/04/2021
Parked at the Street, followed the Pennine Bridleway to the top, then up the path onto Wild Boar Fell East Top, then across to Wild Boar Fell and back down via Sand Tarn and The Clouds to parking.Chipstertrain18/04/2021
govanah16/04/2021
Great viewpoint. With Bryher.jenx19/11/2020
RowanP27/09/2020
Curly & Shirley12/09/2020
jamesaitken4212/09/2020
19.3 miles 2889ft walk, start at Cross Hall Farm Caravan Park Cautley, walk along A638 to Beck Side, take right Lane to Bluecaster Side, follow briddleway across moor to Uldale then Nutall route to Flint Howe and Sand Tarn then summit of Wild Boar Fell, cross plateau to view point then follow fence line to Swarth Fell and Swarth Fell Pike, back track and take fence line down across Holmes Moss Hill to A Pennine Journey path and follow west to Foggy Hiil and back to Cautley.stephenbuda10/09/2020
From Aisgill Cottages, walked north along the Lady Anne Highway, then south back along the ridge top visiting Wild Boar Fell, Wild Boar Fell East Top, Swarth Fell and Swarth Fell Pike with Chris, Christine, Eric, Geoff and Steve. 18Km with 700m ascent in 6 hours.silveracorn_alan13/08/2020
The Parkers12/07/2020
Mallerstang roundemily20/06/2020
W/Wright WotHF no.28.Sedge05/06/2020
Christo197930/05/2020
Ruth25/05/2020
Start off the road at Grid 743014. Route up to Wild Boar Fell.smocks and denims05/03/2020
On way to END and SwarthLongwojo22/12/2019
Gavin Theobald09/10/2019
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
Bag For Life08/09/2019
From Little Ing via the Pennine Bridleway then along the edge of the ridge before the Marilyn.NormanW27/08/2019
BrianMatthews17/06/2019
raymondwilkes19/05/2019
Just a stroll over from summit. Company: Soloiandesbottes15/05/2019
PDR36521/04/2019
cj bw c,g,e,a,b,schrisj196513/04/2019
davechick13/04/2019
From Quaker's graveyard near Elm Pot. Lots of parking on grass. Freezing, snow on ground, sunny, great views.iangalbraith17/01/2019
rb006727/10/2018
Ben Rinnes22/09/2018
TK15/09/2018
m0untain_n0mad06/09/2018
ScaSey23/06/2018
mcbiydw216/06/2018
Kendall18/05/2018
u3asoftsquare12/04/2018
taff06/01/2018
LANGDALE26/10/2017
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
johnkaysleftleg12/07/2017
Robertgee02/07/2017
Little Fell, Wild Boar Fell, Wild Boar Fell East Top, Swarth Fell, Swarth Fell Pike, Baugh Fell, Knoutberry Hawkeithouk18/06/2017
Dawn Oldham18/06/2017
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
ad-lib01/05/2017
tomcr8828/04/2017
2nd top visibility intermittent solo walkcolinfielding03/03/2017
mart079714/02/2017
pwithnall29/01/2017
BHBrunt29/01/2017
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
New Years Day walk. From Stoophill Gate to The Street, Pennine Bridleway to High Dolphinsty, Yoadcomb Scar cairns (lunch), WBF trig, Sand Tarn, Grey Rigg, limestone pavements around High/Low Whiterigg and back to Stoophill Gate. Several inches of snow on the top of WBF, sunny but very cold wind. With Harriet, Mike and Gillian.richard6901/01/2017
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
Tim B24/09/2016
TGRS28/08/2016
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
michael20/04/2016
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
fedupofuserids06/09/2015
CXB31/07/2015
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
Lucky23/11/2014
mae02/10/2014
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
johnkaysleftleg18/05/2014
Peely6617/05/2014
Circular walk via Wild Boar Fell and on to Swarth Fell.Outstanding views throughout on glorious Easter Saturday.Cold wind,though.catman19/04/2014
Nick Caunt10/03/2014
Dave Geere19/01/2014
Andy West16/12/2013
See Wild Boar Fell.MorecambeMonkey17/11/2013
Minto01/09/2013
richtea504031/08/2013
poppiesrara27/07/2013
Jim.Fothergill17/07/2013
Up on the fell for some isolated geocachesbardolph13/07/2013
Visited both summits.peter4lc25/06/2013
Matt04/05/2013
nicolajane21/03/2013
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
Craig6726/02/2013
Bruckner706/01/2013
climbed with hill 2720 Wild Boar FellGeorge Gradwell21/10/2012
David Gradwell21/10/2012
Edwin 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
jimbloomer213/10/2012
JohnStoneham10/10/2012
NigelM31/05/2012
By Nuttalls' route, in sunshine. Cloud inversion in the Eden valley.davidpettit8406/11/2011
DDuffy30/10/2011
ChrisC30/10/2011
From Pendragon Castle via Little Fell.Wheelsy24/10/2011
TeasyChris20/09/2011
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
pererin18/08/2011
PeterKirkwood07/08/2011
Onto Swarth Fell. Thin High Cloud. Ex Vis. With PM.CJM12/04/2011
AGWilliamson10/04/2011
cumbria mammoth26/12/2010
thenomad 2nd21/12/2010
1dads24/10/2010
jimbloomer02/10/2010
Hengis Pod02/10/2010
Crib Goch12/09/2010
PhilB22/08/2010
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
Tony S04/06/2010
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
ngthack11/04/2010
stevent080910/04/2010
Alan Caine31/01/2010
peebs07/09/2009
SRFrank24/08/2009
Came up on the Nutall route and visited this one on the way to a nearby geocache.Father Ted25/07/2009
Didi Gee07/06/2009
DC11main11/04/2009
isabelle11/04/2009
daviemore22/03/2009
wanderingwillie20/03/2009
Chester30/11/2008
alymoxey30/10/2008
Steve Clark28/10/2008
Denise 14/09/2008
ajwxyzt13/09/2008
Anton25/08/2008
MM23/08/2008
KM23/08/2008
Lionel Bidwell22/08/2008
Susan Bidwell22/08/2008
Completed with proper top.DanTrig20/07/2008
Wandered vaguely about in the mist looking for a nearby cache.agentmancuso30/06/2008
Neil Haslewood01/06/2008
N Haslewood ALL01/06/2008
climbed from aisgill cottages via swarth fellrobert21/05/2008
From 1st. Topmick22/03/2008
A W Bryan22/02/2008
Snowy.destaylor09/12/2007
Hammy15/11/2007
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
DARRENG09/09/2007
andrew brown09/09/2007
markhammonds07/07/2007
Bob & Duke Sunday 20th/5/2007 Z 1430 hrs .DukeNukem20/05/2007
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
crowdie04/02/2007
chutchings04/02/2007
SOTA activation from trigIan G7KXV19/12/2006
Cumbriancyclist12/11/2006
Owen B20/10/2006
GMGMTIdris08/08/2006
GMGMTmaryjdavies08/08/2006
bogdodger08/07/2006
carole engel08/07/2006
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
andrew larkins16/04/2006
iaindbrown05/04/2006
andybelfield21/12/2005
steve07/12/2005
liz07/12/2005
terrible weather. piles of stones along fell fdgespike08/10/2005
G4OWG15/08/2005
GmacT24/07/2005
citygent15/07/2005
plodderslot09/07/2005
MalDavies11/06/2005
boxblade28/05/2005
markamson01/05/2005
chrisbien28/12/2004
Gavin Wakefield09/10/2004
patrick21/08/2004
Tricky17/07/2004
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
AndyS13/04/2004
thenomad02/04/2004
nickywood128/09/2003
Rob Pen y Garn14/09/2003
alda31/08/2003
David Bell17/05/2003
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
Bramley00/00/2003
BogtrotPeteF28/12/2002
PJT19/05/2002
stevedixon05/02/2002
danpquinn04/01/2002
JohnW04/10/2000
3 of 4: From Wild Boar Fell.ChrisR01/03/2000
Martin R31/12/1999
moorsman09/09/1999
David Purchase04/06/1999
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
Start ~ 728972. Made our way up Flint Howe and on to the Summit of Wild Boar Fell, also wandered over to the East Top. With KT.steve hudson30/08/1997
2 of 5: From Little Fell.ChrisR17/08/1996
Crossed on Capricorn MM 1996 on way to 1st control at stream down to east. Day & month estimateChris Pearson01/01/1996
With Simonmikejacobs24/10/1995
IanHHill18/10/1995
GeoffC21/05/1995
topgigglejon28/12/1994
Archie18/12/1994
KathW18/12/1994
tomandivy02/09/1994
RobB02/04/1994
Ozymandias20/02/1994
AlanD20/03/1993
IanM01/01/1993
Ianto&Sue14/09/1992
topjohnfwoolley07/06/1992
chriswatson02/01/1992
ianwatson02/01/1992
Laurel24/08/1991
mainnirnamfiadh29/06/1991
Rambling Ray28/04/1991
Smudge01/11/1990
David Purchase14/10/1990
Alan Moore20/05/1990
petey01/01/1990
jabbott196801/01/1990
5 of 7: From Swarth Fell.ChrisR02/07/1989
IainT18/06/1989
Alaric17/07/1988
Galltywenallt28/05/1988
squeegs01/09/1987
Jim T01/06/1987
Round from Stennerskeugh.Eddie28/08/1986
Condoverman16/05/1985
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
beorwulf12/02/1984
felltop20/07/1981
On way to summit from Angerholme Wold.Aye Jimmy20/12/1980
trimarc222/10/1980
Rowan08/06/1980
GaryJones01/10/1979
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
maknipe27/10/1974
Not in PJWS ListPeterdunscar26/03/1974
peterstanding13/10/1973
SoloVin23/04/1973
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
GordonAdshead00/04/1972
amblemark01/01/1970
Cloudy, drizzle most of the day. Poor views.joseph mitchellblank
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