Great Coum

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Great Coum
Great Coum.jpg
The ridge to the summit from the north.
Elevation 687 m (2,254 ft)
Prominence 221 m (725 ft)
Parent peak Whernside
Listing Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall
Location
Great Coum is located in Yorkshire Dales
Great Coum
Great Coum
Yorkshire Dales, England
OS grid SD700835
Coordinates 54°14′48″N 2°27′39″W / 54.2467°N 2.4607°W / 54.2467; -2.4607Coordinates: 54°14′48″N 2°27′39″W / 54.2467°N 2.4607°W / 54.2467; -2.4607

Great Coum is a hill in the Yorkshire Dales. Despite this it actually lies in Cumbria.

Its neighbours include Crag Hill, Green Hill and Gragareth.

It can be ascended from Dent to the north, or a considerable head start can be achieved by taking the minor road to White Shaw Moss (SD723821) and starting from there, a trick which leaves the walker with about two and a half miles to walk but only seven hundred feet to climb.