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High Raise (Mardale)
804m (2636ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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High Raise (Mardale) Summit

Photo: Robert Hall

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited High Raise (Mardale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Raise (Mardale)

Christine Shepherd walked up High Raise (Mardale) on April 12th, 2007 [from/via/route] Used walk c128 'The Hayeswater Round from Brother's water Climbed again from Hartsop using c128 as a guide but went up Gray Crag instead of Hartsop Dodd & added Rest Dodd, The Nab & Brock Crags after The Knott. [with] Rebecca once and solo twice [weather] Bright & windy - Climbed on 12.4.07 from Brothers Water with my daughter, Rebecca. A great day's walking. I climbed High Raise again by myself using walk c159 from Christy Bridge on 15.4.09. This was another brilliant walk.

Richard Fulcher climbed High Raise (Mardale) on April 25th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked next to St Martins church in Martindale. Walked to Dale End farm & ascended under Heck Crag up to the path above Angle Tarn. Walked on the main path until veering left up to Rest Dodd. I went on to The Nab whilst Jen waited by the wall. We then walked right around Rest Dodd & up to The Knott. From the Knott we crossed over to Rampsgill Head & on up to High Raise. We followed the ridge towards Low Raise before realising our mistake & correcting. We reached Red Crag & started to descend via Gowk Hill eventually reaching our car after 10h 20m of walking!! [with] Jen [weather] Still & breezy at times on the top with a cold wind. Temp on the tops was about 1 celcius. Some sun but lots of cloud. - Good packed lunch with coffee, fruit cake & chocolate biscuits.

Paul Ward bagged High Raise (Mardale) on August 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Howtown Hotel Bonscale Pike, [with] Jamie [weather] Dry, overcast with strong winds on tops.

John Bryers hiked High Raise (Mardale) on May 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked from St. Peter's church up front of Bonscale Pike, Arthur's Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, Rampsgill Head, Rest Dodd & The Nab dropping back into Bannerdale & road back to church. [with] With Mya my faithful 12 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather sunny to start, slight wind on ridges with light rain at times ending with some warm sunshine.

Caroline Winter summited High Raise (Mardale) on June 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Mardale head CP, Riggindale edge, Rough Crag, The Knott, Rest Dodd, Rampsgill Head, High Raise, Riggindale edge [with] Becky [weather] Cloudy & warm, with dense fog in afternoon - To the outlier Rest Dodd & back, before taking a short cut to Rampsgill head from The Knott, but fog rapidly descended & needed to find Rampsgill Head by gps. Eventually, found High Raise with assistance from man familiar with area, but visibility so poor that unable to find route to Kirsty Pike, so needed to back track down Riggindale.

Richard Marshall conquered High Raise (Mardale) on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] RM super route from Martindale 19 miles 6300ft ascent [with] Roxy & Bo [weather] Showers,fog, sun & very wet underfoot

Chris Sheard scaled High Raise (Mardale) on August 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] Up from Hartsop carpark [with] Jamie [weather] Quite warm start with light winds cleared for a glorious afternoon - Steep initial ascent & worth it for socialising with folks on CtC - Much water needed

Richard Grimshaw walked up High Raise (Mardale) on August 1st, 2020 [from/via/route] Mardale Head via Mardale Ill Bell, High Street & Rampsgill Head [with] Carol Brown [weather] Cloud covered summit

Claire Kirk climbed High Raise (Mardale) on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil [weather] Dull at first, sunny later.

Adrian Howard bagged High Raise (Mardale) on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park

Andrew Johnson hiked High Raise (Mardale) on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.

Nick Dobson summited High Raise (Mardale) on October 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] cold but dry & sunny day - via ridge from Rampsgill Head then returned to start back over Kirsty Pike

David Butterfield conquered High Raise (Mardale) on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Graham

Richard Marchant scaled High Raise (Mardale) during August, 1989 [from/via/route] This was a two day trip with an overnight camp on top of High Street. The route took me from Penrith along High Street the old Roman Road to Windermere via the following Wainwrights. Loadpot Hill, Whether Hill, High Raise, Rampsgill Head, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke & Sour Howes. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Dry & fine weather but extremely windy overnight to a point that I thought my tent was going to be blown away, but alas it survived.

Kevin Foster walked up High Raise (Mardale) on May 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kidsty Pike [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny & hot to begin with becoming cloudier later on with a cold northerly breeze. - A short stroll over grass from Kidsty Pike & then a gentle climb of about 200 feet. A large cairn & wind shelter adorn the top but there is nothing else of immediate interest round about. The views although great are all long distance.

Elaine Evans climbed High Raise (Mardale) on October 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill to filter house & then the summit of The Knott, continued to Rampsgill Head, High Raise & Kidsty Pike, returned to Hayeswater & back to Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill. [with] Sue, Christine and Mark [weather] Fog, fog & more fog! Occasional glimpse of sunshine. Cold but dry. - Four peaks in a very short time. Shame we missed out on the views again - maybe next time!

Christina Lander bagged High Raise (Mardale) on June 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Martindale - Steel Knotts - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - Rampsgill Head - The Knott - Rest Dodd - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell - Martindale [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the fells

Simon Boddy hiked High Raise (Mardale) on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] My girlfriend [weather] Misty & drizzly

Paul Macey summited High Raise (Mardale) on August 17th, 2017 [weather] Sunny becoming cloudy & windy

Derek Parkin conquered High Raise (Mardale) on April 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Rampsgill Head [with] lynn parkin

Iain Jones scaled High Raise (Mardale) on August 6th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale (The Wainwright 60 - Day 4 (Mardale)) [with] Graeme High

Wayne Baxter walked up High Raise (Mardale) on June 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale HD, up Rough Crag to High Street, Knott, Rampsgill HD, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, down to Kidsty Howe, Mardale HD [with] Sue, [weather] Very sunny & hot at the start Just reach the peak low cloud cane & that was it for the day

Phillip Bulley climbed High Raise (Mardale) on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Kidsty Pike. [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.

John Tippins bagged High Raise (Mardale) on April 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Solo [weather] The day started overcast & dull, the sort of day you want to stay in front of a fire. However, by late morning it was sunny, very little cloud cover & the warmest it's been all week. It didn't last long. By early afternoon it was complete cloud cover, chilly & windy, & from mid/late afternoon there was also a light rain. But still a good day for walking. - Brock Crags was my 107th Wainwright, so I completed half of all the Wainwrights with the first peak of the day.

Mark Davidson hiked High Raise (Mardale) on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February

Michael Nolan summited High Raise (Mardale) on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] mardale c114 [weather] low cloud

Adrian Sherriff conquered High Raise (Mardale) on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159

Anthony Scott scaled High Raise (Mardale) on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Sunny spells & 16 degrees - Bit of a dull summit

John Almond walked up High Raise (Mardale) on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c159 - solo walk from the Old Martindale Church - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags - The Nab - Rest Dodd - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - High Raise - Red Crag [weather] Good

Craig Steeland climbed High Raise (Mardale) on August 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Sue and Jake [weather] Warm, sunny & light winds

Colin Egan bagged High Raise (Mardale) on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from Kidsty Pike [with] My wife Faith and friends John & Jo Cocker [weather] Cold, very windy but sunny

Charlie Housley hiked High Raise (Mardale) on March 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Kirsty Pike after ascending Riggindale Crag, & Rampsgill Head. [with] Daz, Candy and Roxy. [weather] Fabulous day. Lots of lying snow & a cloudless sky made this one of the best days on the fells.

Tony Rogerson summited High Raise (Mardale) on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud

David Baines conquered High Raise (Mardale) on May 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via The Knott & Rampsgill Head [with] Alone [weather] Driving wind with squally. showers. A sharp contrast to the lighter showers & bits of sun down in Hartsop.

Victoria Bates scaled High Raise (Mardale) on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Mark

Tracey Cowell walked up High Raise (Mardale) on May 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hayeswater/ Rampsgill Head [with] solo [weather] sunny & cloudy, glad of the wind shelter! - Good views all around off The Pennines, High Street ridge, Dove Crag, Fairfield, St,Sunday Crag & Helvellyn & in the distance Great Gable & Scafells.

David Noble climbed High Raise (Mardale) on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain & sleet

Clive Ward bagged High Raise (Mardale) on February 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Marcela Head, High Street, Knott, Rampsgill Head, Kidsty - see Knott [with] Ben, Graham [weather] See Knott

Kevin Parnham hiked High Raise (Mardale) on September 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Kidsty Pike & main high street path [with] Jo [weather] Warm & sunny - rocky summit top compared to other peaks around

Dave Eyes summited High Raise (Mardale) on July 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Hartsop. Up Hartsop Dodd, to Stony Cove Pike, to Gray Crag, to Thornecroft Crag, to High Street, to Kidsty Pike, to High Raise, to Rampsgill Head back down the valley & back to Hartsop [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Fine all day with great views. Windy on Top. Rained in last 5 minutes

Keith Eastman conquered High Raise (Mardale) on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159

Jon Mapp scaled High Raise (Mardale) on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk route c251 [with] Suzzanne [weather] Cold & slightly windy but no rain - Walked 9 wainwrights & did 18.5 miles on this walk

Glenda Dodds walked up High Raise (Mardale) on June 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Patterdale via Kidsty Pike. [with] Alan [weather] lovely sunny day - This was on our route down from Kidsty Pike to Burnbanks, avoiding having to walk the whole length of Haweswater. On the Coast to Coast Walk!

Harry Meijer climbed High Raise (Mardale) on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker

Gill Watson bagged High Raise (Mardale) on April 2nd, 2007 [with] Gill

Martin Hobson hiked High Raise (Mardale) on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)

Iain Taylor summited High Raise (Mardale) on June 3rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)

Les Wrightson conquered High Raise (Mardale) on October 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] c159 from Howtown [with] work mates [weather] sunny dry

Christine Knowles scaled High Raise (Mardale) on September 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] from Hartsop [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy,not cold

Chris Bramley walked up High Raise (Mardale) on July 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] Mardale head high street [with] Janet my beuiful wife [weather] Cold overcast

Darren Mortimer climbed High Raise (Mardale) on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny

Stephen Littlewood bagged High Raise (Mardale) on June 10th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Howtown

Jayne Phelps hiked High Raise (Mardale) on September 15th, 2011 [from/via/route] Hartsop

Peter Thwaites, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dale Sexton, Matthew Thomas, Paul Woodhouse, Mr M A Blanchard, Louis Smith, David Watson, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, Louise Sandwith, John Walter, Peter Clark, Elaine Grayson, Steven Woodroffe, Peter O'sullivan, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Steve Frank, Paul Booth, Mark Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Colin Bullen, John Cuthbert, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Wendy Sockett, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged High Raise (Mardale).

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Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale), Haweswater Reservoir and Selside Pike (far right) from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (37)

The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

The view from the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) featuring Harter Fell (Mardale) (left), High Street, Rough Crag, High Raise (Mardale) and Whether How above Haweswater Reservoir

Photo: Robert Hall (71)

High Street, Kidsty Pike and High Raise (Mardale) from the summit cairn on Harper Hills

High Street, Kidsty Pike and High Raise (Mardale) from the summit cairn on Harper Hills

Photo: Andy Lyons (73)

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

The large cairn on the High Raise (Mardale) summit)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (480)

High Street (left), Kidsty Pike (centre), High Raise (Mardale) and Raven Howe on the horizon with Riggindale Crag in the mid-distance from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

High Street (left), Kidsty Pike (centre), High Raise (Mardale) and Raven Howe on the horizon with Riggindale Crag in the mid-distance from Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photo: A. Wainwright (34)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Photo: Robert Hall (65)


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