Guide to England's hills & mountains

Whin Rigg (Wasdale)

Whin Rigg (Wasdale) - Cumbria

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Whin Rigg (Wasdale) is the 5022nd highest peak in the British Isles and the 544th tallest in England

Elevation

537.0 m (1762 ft)

Prominence

61.0 m (200 ft)

Survey method

Abney level

Features

Wainwright/Birkett cairn

Category

Hill / mountain range

Lake District S

Nearest town

Millom, Cumbria

Notes & comments

Rock 3m E of cairn is highest point of fell; cairn 100m SSE on S top at NY 15138 03442 is about 1m lower; rock 100m SSE on S top at NY 15148 03435 is about 0.7m lower

The 535m spot height at NY152034 on current maps is a lower point on the south top