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High Rigg
357m (1172ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record High Rigg as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered




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Wainwright
(No. 209)

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English Marilyn
106th highest in England,
1285th in Great Britain

Walk High Rigg walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

High Rigg Summit

Photo: Mark Jolley

High Rigg is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Maps OL4 & OL5
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)


OS Landranger Map 90
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)



High Rigg is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

*Version marked with the walk routes you need to follow to Walk all 214 Wainwrights in just 59 walks.

You can walk to the top of High Rigg by using either of these 2 easy to follow route maps:




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

Mike Dunphy walked up on January 26th, 2020 [with] Gaz

Mike Walker has climbed [with] Mates

Charlotte Hill bagged on January 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] from church, quick trot out [with] Paul [weather] Cloudy but Dry

Andrew Johnson hiked on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] St John's in the vale

Dave Eyes summited on July 7th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at lay-by on A591 , walked back up the road and over the stile. Walked up High Rigg and then back again - just 4 miles. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Warm day - lovely sunny day with great views all round - many fallen trees from the storm of 2017

Martyn Howarth conquered on August 27th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Legburthwaite, via Wren Crag heading North and following ridge. Descending to youth centre between High Rigg and Low Rigg, then returning along valley path past Sosgill Bridge and Low Bridge End Farm. [with] Angela Howarth (45), Matilda Howarth (9) & Archie Howarth (6). [weather] Overcast, some light rain - surrounding peaks mostly in cloud and couldn't see tops of Skiddaw, Blencathra, etc. Occasional brighter spells with the sun breaking through.

Liz Sheerin scaled on August 29th, 2015 [with] Neil

John Almond walked up on February 26th, 2019 [from/via/route] go4awalk c334 - from Legburthwaite Car Park [with] Astrid [weather] Perfect, the hottest UK winter temperature ever recorded! - Wainwright 154

John Bryers has climbed [from/via/route] Parked at Smaithwaite bridge walked ridge to top. [with] With Mya my faithful 11 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Started out OK, but soon wind and rain became the norm! Ended up wet through after completing the St Johns Vale skyline walk.

Joe Mccusker bagged on September 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] Legburthwaite [with] Paula, Alfie (dog) and Lily (dog). [weather] Cloudy during the early part of the walk then sunny. - Very enjoyable walk, not too taxing. Would recommend this walk for those who don't want anything too strenuous.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Clough Head from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (3)

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

The cairn on the summit of High Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (509)

High Rigg from Watson's Dodd

High Rigg from Watson's Dodd

Photo: David Hayter (244)

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Helvellyn (left) High Rigg (foreground) and Thirlmere from Lonscale Fell

Photo: Gerry Ball (5)

Blencathra from High Rigg

Blencathra from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (287)

High Rigg summit

High Rigg summit

Photo: David Hayter (290)

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Legburthwaite from High Rigg

Photo: Mark Jolley (1)

Looking North along the High Rigg Ridge to Skiddaw (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) (right)

Looking North along the High Rigg Ridge to Skiddaw (left) and Blencathra or Saddleback (Hallsfell Top) (right)

Photo: David Baines (6)

Skiddaw from High Rigg

Skiddaw from High Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (289)

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Keswick and Bassenthaite Lake from High Rigg

Photo: Stephen Dawson (40)


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