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Hindscarth
727m (2386ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Hindscarth as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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English Mountain
81st highest in England,
139th in England & Wales

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Wainwright
(No. 73)

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English Nuttall
102nd highest in England,
173rd in England & Wales

Hindscarth is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL4
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Maps 89 & 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



Hindscarth is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Hindscarth Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Hindscarth

Andy Buxton walked up on July 1st, 1989 [from/via/route] From Little town via Scope End. Ciruit taking in Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy and Maiden Moor [with] St Clements Bog-Trotters [weather] Clear with some showers

Kevin Foster climbed on March 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Robinson. [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny with broken cloud. Cold northerly wind. - Almost a twin of Robinson. Hindscarth is linked to Robinson by Littledale Edge a steep stony ridge with excellent views down into the Honister Pass. At the lowest point a path cuts the corner directly for the summit cairn. If stopping here for lunch better to head a few yards down the ridge to the larger wind shelter which is also a better viewpoint northwards anyway.

Simon Boddy bagged on September 18th, 2019 [from/via/route] Honister [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny and clear

Richard Marchant hiked on August 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] We parked the car at the little car park just past Little Town and proceeded to walk up a lane alongside Scope Beck to the dam just before Little Dale where we then scambled up to the ridge leading to Robinson. Lunch was had at the top and then we proceeded down to Littledale Edge and up on to Hindscarth and followed the ridge back down to the car. [with] My oldest son James [weather] Bit of a light breeze and some showers on and off. Cloud level was at about 650m - A day out with James while he was on his summer hols from Uni

Jamie Bryan summited on July 14th, 2019 [weather] Sunny

Craig Steeland conquered on June 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] From top of Honnister PAss [with] With Sue [weather] Sunny, warm and dry

Richard Newell scaled on May 18th, 2019 [with] Sameer

Gerard Ball walked up on May 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hawes End - Catbells - Maiden Moor - High Spy - Dale Head, Robinson, Hindscarth - Back through Little Town to Hawes End [with] Julie Ball [weather] Light drizzle to start, blustery at times, by the end low cloud and rain with strong gusts of wind

Andrew Johnson climbed on March 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Catbells car park [with] Ted [weather] Overcast and windy

Stephen Rowley bagged during 2015 [from/via/route] Walkup from a Newland valley up to high Scawdel, dales head the Robbinson and down [with] Marc

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Hindscarth

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Scope End with Hindscarth beyond from Newlands

Photo: Paul Johnson (3)

Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

Photo: Stephen Turner (1)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Maiden Moor, Hindscarth (left), Robinson, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Causey Pike, Barrow (Newlands) (centre), Newlands, Bassenthwaite Lake, Swinside, Skiddaw, Derwent Water and Blencathra (right) beyond from Cat Bells (Catbells)

Photo: Steve Truwick (4)

The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike) beyond Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike) beyond Buttermere from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Mark Johnson (5)

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Dale Head (Newlands), Honister Pass and Grey Knotts from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Chris Haselden (33)

Hindscarth, Scope End (foreground) and Robinson from Little Town

Hindscarth, Scope End (foreground) and Robinson from Little Town

Photo: Gerry Ball (3)

Hindscarth from Scope End

Hindscarth from Scope End

Photo: Richard Nicholls (27)

Honister Pass from Hindscarth Edge

Honister Pass from Hindscarth Edge

Photo: Mark Johnson (4)

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

High Spy (North Top) and High Spy from Hindscarth

Photo: Ivor Bennett (5)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

High Snockrigg, Robinson, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) above Dodd (Buttermere) and Buttermere Lake from Red Pike (Buttermere)

Photo: Tony Higgs (34)


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