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Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale
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Photo from the walk - Wetherlam and The Carrs from Little Langdale

Nat Park - Lake District - Lake District Southern Fells

County/Area - Cumbria

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 10.8 miles / 17.5 km

Ascent - 3010 feet / 912 metres

Grade - mod/hard

This Lake District walk includes Wetherlam, Black Sails, Swirl How and Great Carrs. The route to Wetherlam's summit includes the excellent scramble up Wetherlam Edge, which can be made as easy or difficult as you wish. As with many Lake District walks the scenic interest is high and the walking of a high quality. Wainwrights included in this walk are - Great Carrs, Swirl How, Wetherlam. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description). A route profile is also provided.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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