Name:Wild Boar Fell East Top
Hill number:5608
Height:707.1m / 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)
Grid ref:SD 76154 98529
Summit feature:no feature 15m NW of shelter
Col:703.1m  SD 7610 9854  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Observations:ground 15m W at SD 76147 98516 is lower
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Wild Boar Fell (final).doc
Comments:Summit of fell is hill 2720
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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
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
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
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
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
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
With John Bethelandydgreen105/07/2021
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
Great viewpoint. With Bryher.jenx19/11/2020
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
Mallerstang roundemily20/06/2020
W/Wright WotHF no.28.Sedge05/06/2020
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
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
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
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
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