Monday, 23 January 2017

Swarth Fell (681m) & Wild Boar Fell (708m)

12 mile route from Cotegill Bridge across the Settle & Carlisle Railway (Mallerstang), up onto Swarth Fell and Wild Boar Fell. The walk was part of a NNAS Gold Assessment navigation skills course. We navigated off the summit of Wild Boar Fell in the dark, hence no photos after the summit shots!

Swarth Fell (681m) -  SD 756 966
Wild Boar Fell (708m) - SD 758 988

Climbed: 22/01/17

Route: Cotegill Bridge, Aisgill Moor, Stubbing Rigg, Goodham Gill Rigg, Swarth Fell Pike, Swarth Fell, Wild Boar Fell, High White Scar, Low White Scar and Ais Gill, Bent Side and Aisgill Farm.

Weather: Initial mist gave way to clear, sunny but exceptionally cold day. Night navigation off the summit to finish.

Map: OL19

Photos (c) Mark Reid

 Swarth Fell

 Wild Boar Fell

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