The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged High Street
Phil Higgins walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Early morning run from Patterdale, Angle Tarn, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stoneycove Pike to Kirkstone. [with] Running with Steve Brown [weather] Dry, bright sunshine. Started with a temperature inversion. Brilliant blue skies above the cloud. - Running. 15.53km. 2:17:38 moving time. Finished by 11.30am.
Clare Tait climbed on August 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Mardale Head car park. Across head of reservoir along ridge to HighSt top. Then Mardale lll Bell, Harter Fell and return via Gatesgarth Pass. [with] Charlie [weather] Bright sunshine, however cooler than recent weeks. - Well worth the hours of driving to do this in a day. A good route with beautiful views from the summit of High Street. Lots of friendly walkers out. A good way to bag #50 Wainwright!
Tony Kenny bagged on August 22nd, 2011 [with] Kitty
Claire Kirk hiked on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil [weather] Dull at first, sunny later.
Christine Shepherd summited on January 28th, 2007 [from/via/route] I walked from the village of Hartsop [with] On my own [weather] Cold, clear but very, very windy - This was an exciting walk. There was snow and ice on the fells but the real challenge came from the wind. Myself and other walkers that I met were finding it difficult to stand upright. I have visited this peak three times since; 12.4.07, 9.2.08 and in glorious sunshine 24.5.10. Climbed again with jenny from Mardale Head 7.9.19
Andrew Johnson conquered on October 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Ted [weather] Sunny
Richard Marchant scaled 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 and Sour Howes. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Dry and fine weather but extremely windy overnight to a point that I thought my tent was going to be blown away, but alas it survived.
Alan Pritchard walked up on September 12th, 2016 [with] Solo [weather] Good - Went on walking holiday - also have done the 3 peaks challenge once. Also the Yorkshire 3 peaks in 8hours..🚶♂️😎👌
Kevin Foster climbed on April 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Continuation of Kentmere Round from Froswick. [with] Henry. [weather] Clouds but with sunny breaks and clear visibility. Very warm when the sun was out. - As you ascend from the col towards the prominent cairn of Thornthwaite Crag , the main path splits into three. Take the fainter middle path over the slight rise to a boggy depression. Could be confusing in mist. Once the wall is joined just follow it to the broad grassy summit of High Street. The views are great, particularly of the Helvellyn- Fairfield range.
Elaine Evans bagged on April 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Mardale Head, up to High Street via Blea Water, across to Mardale Ill Bell, down to Nan Bield Pass, up to Harter Fell, retraced our steps to Nan Bield then descended via Small Water. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Dry but low cloud on tops. - Success at second attempt - previously had to turn back due to strong gusts of wind. Visibility restricted due to low cloud, otherwise a very good day. Lunch with a view at shelter at Nan Bield.
Nick Dobson hiked on June 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Mardale Head up Riggindale [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & sunny - excellent panoramic views, then moved on to Mardale I'll Bell.b
John Almond summited on June 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Solo walk from Kentmere Church - Garburn Pass - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - HIGH STREET - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Kentmere - Wainwright 129 [weather] Very hot
Christina Lander conquered on June 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe: Kentmere Village - Garburn Pass - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Village [with] Dick [weather] Dry day and very still with high cloud
Andrew Peate scaled on May 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Dave Thorley [weather] Sunny/overcast
Caroline Winter walked up on April 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Parked Hartsop and climbed to H. Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thresthwaite Mouth (snow on descent), stiff climb up to Thorthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, followed beck to car. Sunny and amazing views all day, hazy at times. Gentler ascent reverse route [with] Becky & Dave (met on route)
Simon Myerscough climbed on August 27th, 2006 [from/via/route] C362 [with] Martin & Bill - Bill tired, blisters [weather] Wet
Peter Fielding bagged on November 11th, 2017 [from/via/route] from hawes water. nice cold day but boggy underfoot for most of the way - one of seven wainwrights climbed today on walk c251 [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] good - very long walk including kidsty pike and harter fell - boggy!
Simon Boddy hiked on August 27th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] My girlfriend [weather] Misty, and drizzly
Andy Jakob summited on August 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Rowantreethwaite Beck circular route of the Mardale Head Horizon [with] Heather [weather] Expected rain but only came as we drove away. Otherwise sunny mostly and at times very windy - Super views all day long!
Paul Macey conquered on August 17th, 2017 [weather] Sunny becoming cloudy and windy
Derek Parkin scaled on April 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Gray Crag [with] lynn parkin
Iain Jones walked up on August 6th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale (The Wainwright 60 - Day 4 (Mardale)) [with] Graeme High
Beth Webster climbed on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa [weather] No visibility blumin wet
Andrew Chrimes bagged on July 3rd, 2006 [from/via/route] From Hartsop CP, Pasture Bottom, Threshthwaite Mouth, High Street (Roman Road) Return via The Knott and Hayeswater Ghyll [with] Gary Chrimes [weather] Fine & Warm - Highest peak reached before Helvellyn
Wayne Baxter hiked 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 and hot at the start Just reach the peak low cloud cane and that was it for the day
Phillip Bulley summited on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Mardale Ill Bell [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Windy and Cloudy little to no views.
Chris Sheard conquered on June 29th, 2003 [from/via/route] From the knott [with] George & Baz [weather] Fine and light winds clouding over - Wow! great to see the ponies running free
David Wand scaled on March 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cold with small amount of snow and water part frozen
Leon Harvey walked up on May 26th, 2016 [with] Solo
Emily Sharratt climbed on October 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Kentmere via the Garburn Pass [with] James [weather] Lovely bright and a bit breezy - Part of the Greater Kentmere Horseshoe
Mark Davidson bagged on March 26th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Warm and sunny with huge views - just fantastic - Climbed again on March 6th, 2005 in the snow.
Steve Cookson has hiked [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Gillie Liv [weather] Cloudy
Michael Nolan summited on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] c114 [weather] couldn't see a thing!
Anthony Scott conquered on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Sunny spells and 16 degrees - What a view!!
Andrew Joss scaled on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Barbara, Pippa, Mick and Benson [weather] Sunny
Ian Barker walked up on July 15th, 2010 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Peter Godfrey - On Coast to Coast
Alex Milbourn has climbed [from/via/route] Southern end of Haweswater [with] Steve
Craig Steeland bagged on August 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Sue and Jake [weather] Warm, sunny and light winds
Richard Fulcher hiked on July 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] Mardale Ill Bell [with] Alone [weather] Cloudy & cold!
Colin Egan summited on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from Mardale Ill Bell via main path to broken wall [with] My wife Faith and friends John & Jo Cocker [weather] Cold, wet and very windy, gusting to at least 40 mph - Summit photo a bit of a challenge as photographer struggled to hold camera still and subjects had to hang onto trig point to remain in shot!!
Charlie Housley conquered on January 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] As part of a slightly extended Kenmore round. [with] Daz and Jim. [weather] Poor. Low cloud but no rain...a bonus.
David Baines scaled on October 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Alone [weather] Dry, cool, breezy on top with swirling mist. - Fantastic views all around on this walk, it's worth a walk down to Mardale Ill Bell if returning to Hartsop.
Tony Rogerson walked up on February 22nd, 2009 [from/via/route] Mardale Harter Ill Bell & Kidsty Pike [with] Maureen [weather] Windy but clear - Some snow under foot
Bay Wan climbed on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Start from car park in Hartsop via The Knott [with] Cocoa Pops [weather] Cloudy mstly all day, some wind on descent
Victoria Bates bagged on September 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] C251 [with] Mark
Chris Faulkner hiked on January 16th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck [with] Michelle Chandler [weather] Clear. Bright. Snow on tops. - Got sunburn from snow reflection.
Kevin Parnham summited on July 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Jo [weather] Sunny and warm,little wind - A long but enjoyable day
Claire Lloyd conquered on April 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] From The Knott [with] Family
Marcus Bradshaw scaled on April 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] (c251)Started at Haweswater head car park. Up the Old Copse Road to Selside Pike then across the ridge in a horseshoe to the last Wainwright which was Kidsty pike. [with] We took a Spanish boy called Seb who loved it and introduced him to Tunnock's Caramel Wafers. Oh and Marcus of course. [weather] Weather was good at lake side but deteriorated as we climbed. Visibility was about 40 m on the ridge and the wind was blowing hard at times. - Met two miserable walkers at the Shelter who advised us not to go on top but the wind died down by High street.
Mike Jackson walked up on January 24th, 2015 [from/via/route] Mardale Head
Tracey Cowell climbed on January 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Mardale ill bell [with] Sister [weather] Sunny and windy and snow on ground
Martyn Howarth bagged during December, 2003 [from/via/route] Haweswater, via Kidsty Pike. [with] William Howarth, Kate Young, Michael Young [weather] Snowy and cold, with occasional breaks in the cloud. Good few inches on top.
Angela Moroney hiked during 2014 [with] Captain Turner / Jack Moroney [weather] Clear
David Preston summited on June 27th, 2014 [from/via/route] Go4awalk walk c251 from Mardale Head [with] On my own [weather] Sunny day
David Noble conquered on October 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Riggindale Crag [with] Paul [weather] Sunny with some cloud but good views
Adrian Shepherd scaled on June 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Thornthwaite Crag [with] Gillian [weather] Warm and Sunny
Keith Eastman walked up on July 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] c251
Simon Neilson-clark climbed on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kent mere [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunshine - Right at the top of the horseshoe from Kentmere. Long pull up along old roman road
Jon Mapp bagged on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk route c251 [with] Suzzanne [weather] Cold and slightly windy but no rain - walked 9 wainwrights and 18.5 miles
Joanne Mcgawley hiked on April 13th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Windy but dry - 9.65 miles
Steve Frank summited on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Brotherswater [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Cold, snow on tops
Darren Wilson conquered on October 13th, 2013 [from/via/route] Wether Hill, Red Crag, High Raise, Satura Crag, Angletarn Pikes [with] Mike Wilson [weather] sunny, windy
Gill Watson scaled on April 2nd, 2007 [with] Gill
Clive Ward walked up on March 1st, 2009 [from/via/route] From Haweswater; ridge route - Rough Crag [with] Mike Adey, Dave Jacklin [weather] Bright, cold to start. - Date is a guess (2013). Ridge route - need to check map
Tim Buckley climbed on May 31st, 2010 [from/via/route] From Mardale Head via, The Rigg, Swine Crag, Heron Crag, Eagle Crag, Rough Crag, Long Stile then the top and back again. [with] Lynne. [weather] Very hot and sunny. - Took 6 hours in total. Hawewater was 50% full (or emply) flooded lanes were visible below the water. Very peaceful at Caspel Gate, incredible views down to Blea Water. It was windy on the top, had to take a photo of a Brummie plus wife waving an England flag - oh joy. Note next time do circular walk taking in Ill Bell and Harter Fell.
Dave Eyes bagged on April 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Thornthwaite Crag [with] Southport Fellwalkers - Francis walk [weather] bright and sunny - great views down to Haweswater
Ken Woodward has hiked [from/via/route] mardale head
Martin Hobson summited on July 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere Round Clockwise from Kentmere [with] Liam Leask, John Parkinson, Pete Mckevitt [weather] 24c warm and clear
Alan Davidson conquered on June 30th, 2013 [weather] windy and a little mist also sunny
Donna Singleton scaled on March 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Hartsop dodd [with] steven, shell
Ann Davis walked up on June 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] mardale head via rough crag [with] Andy Slater [weather] sunny with just the right breeze
Harry Meijer climbed on April 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Kentmere Horseshoe,Kentmere Church [with] The Lake District Walker
Brian Laverty bagged on May 2nd, 2009 [from/via/route] brotherswater [with] wendy, nats [weather] good
Denis Hoyle hiked on March 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Danny [weather] High cloud - Snow and ice on tops.
Les Bennett has summited [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe
Andrew Martin conquered on June 22nd, 2009 [from/via/route] haweswater mardale [weather] misty
Leona Skelton scaled during April, 2009 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Alone [weather] Drizzly, misty
Iain Taylor walked up on October 29th, 2011 [from/via/route] Mardale Head (NY 46974 10752)
John Cave climbed on October 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Route c251 - only part of the full route. Going up to Nan Bield Pass and then round to High Street [with] Ann and Derek and Maggie Bowyer [weather] Cool, and low cloud from about 1750'. Cloud did not rise all day.
Christine Knowles bagged on September 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy, but OK
Mr Davison hiked during July, 2011 [from/via/route] from mardale head [with] jenny davison [weather] sunny
Adam Shewry summited on August 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] The Rigg, up High Street and then taking in Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell (Mardale), Branstree and Selside [weather] Too hot at the start but a bit breezier later on.... Better than rain!! - Absolutely epic! 12 miles!!
Simon Appleyard conquered on March 15th, 2007 [from/via/route] Rough Cragg [with] Nick Birdseye, Tom Kearns, Nigel Wharton [weather] Dry to start with but low cloud, high wind and rain for the top 2 thirds
Stephen Littlewood scaled on June 9th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop
Chris Bramley walked up on March 5th, 2011 [from/via/route] Car park [with] Jaqui and blake [weather] Cold some snow at the top - Neve got ice balls in her pads, saw the Golden Eagle
Deborah Allingham climbed on March 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Rough Crag [weather] Glorious
Darren Mortimer bagged on November 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Dermot Palmer and Richard Johnson [weather] Sunny and misty
Robert Logan hiked on August 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] Mardale Head [with] Judith Logan [weather] sunny start, windy on Rough Crag (gusts up to 45-50mph), light rain later - Rough Crag - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass. Drove up from Nottingham early. Discovered I had left boots & waterproofs behind. Did walk in casual trainers & light fleece! Had a drink at Haweswater Hotel & drove back to Nottingham
Jayne Phelps summited on April 1st, 2008 [from/via/route] Haweswater
Ross Dougherty conquered on June 18th, 2011 [from/via/route] Route c276 [with] Catherine Devey [weather] Rainy and Misty on tops
Dale Sexton, David Kelley, Paul Woodhouse, Jenny Godfrey, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Adrian Roberts, Paul Kendell, Jo Dixon, David Shaw, John Walter, Peter Clark, Elaine Grayson, Simon Clark, Steven Woodroffe, Karen Mountain, Adam Beeby, Peter O'sullivan, Louise Sandwith, David Butterfield, Daniel Cook, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Phil Clark, Stan Goodall, Paul Booth, Louis Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Immacolata Pescatore, Rod Cove, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Tracey Cordes, Lee Mutch, Colin Bullen, John Buckley, John Cuthbert, G Philpott, Simon Vandersteen, Chris Pople, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Jeffrey Hall, John Southward, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith, John Tippins, Ray O'hara, Linda Walker, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged High Street.
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