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High Tove
515m (1690ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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

The view from the summit of High Tove

Photo: Alan Burke

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The Lake District National Park


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

Ian Ashton walked up on August 27th, 2022 [with] Jph [weather] Sunny

Tony Halliday climbed on March 26th, 2022 [from/via/route] Circular walk starting at castlerig farm camp site where we stayed did this wainwright as part of a 13 mile loop starting with Wella crag to bleaberry fell high seat high tove armbroth fell & raven crag [with] My boarder terrier jimmy boo and George also my wife sal [weather] The weather was warm dry sunny & clear 17 degrees - Nice circular roughly 13 miles great views over Keswick & surrounding fells ended with raven crag tough steep climb from thirlmere but great t views

Claire Rigg bagged on January 30th, 2022 [with] Heidi [weather] Sunny

David Hughes hiked on November 9th, 2021 [from/via/route] Thirlmere walk with DG [with] DG [weather] raining with wet conditions

Tim Winn summited on October 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Armboth [with] Barry, Roger, Paul, Andy and Dave [weather] Mixed

Richard Marchant conquered on September 7th, 2021 [from/via/route] Route taken as per map C318, I Started from Armboth car park & then walked through Fishercrag Plantation up on to Armboth Fell then traversed across to High Tove followed by High Seat where I had a spot of lunch then proceeded on to Bleaberry after which I back tracked & made my back down south of Iron Crag & picked up a forest track which led me to a path coming off to ascend Raven Crag. Last one for the day so it was back down the path to the road on the West side of Thirlmere & that was followed back to the car park. [with] Just myself [weather] Dry & fine weather. - Another simply awesome morning out in the Lakes

Paul Macey scaled on August 14th, 2021 [from/via/route] C318 [weather] Sunny intervals

Clare Tait walked up on July 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Armboth car park taking in High Tove, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell & Raven Crag [with] Charlie [weather] Warm, overcast. Some gaps in the cloud. - No 65- 69 Wainwrights & will log all together. As the weather had remained warm there was no issue with bog! Just soft walking. A new path of huge stone blocks solved the issue around High Seat where the bog had obviously been boggiest. A good walk & five Wainwrights bagged.

Mark Hazelton climbed on July 4th, 2021 [from/via/route] Walked up from Watendlath CP & bagged High Tove & High Seat. [with] Family and Pepper [weather] Sunny & humid then got absolutely drenched - Car park is a great find also took in Ashness Bridge & Surprise View

Richard Beardsley bagged on July 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] Dropped off & started route at 0800 hrs from Ashness Bridge [with] Myself. [weather] Slightly overcast but sun broke through eventually. Warm pleasant day. - Route from Ashness Bridge was straight forward. Started from the right side of the Bark House mountain hut, (public footpath signpost just visible). Followed the path quite easily & where it meets the gill turned right onto an old but well made stone pitched path that climbs steeply up the fellside to the Dodd. The summit trig point of High Seat eventually comes into view. Having summited High Seat the recently made stone path to High Tove is easily located & leads directly to its top. Armboth Fell was next & again that was easily sighted from High Tove. A direct route was taken over comfortable ground which could be quite boggy in wet weather. After Armboth I returned to High Tove passed through the gate & descended along the track to Watendlath. It was then a 5 mile walk along the road to Keswick & catch the bus to Carlisle. I arrived home at 1500hrs. A thoroughly enjoyable day.

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

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn from the lower slopes of High Tove

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn from the lower slopes of High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (87)

High Tove summit with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond

High Tove summit with High Seat (Ashness Fell) beyond

Photo: Jack Jones (3)

Small cairn on High Tove

Small cairn on High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (86)

The large summit cairn on High Tove

The large summit cairn on High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (84)

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Watendlath Tarn and High Tove from near Watendlath

Photo: Andy Jamieson (4)

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

The Coledale Horseshoe from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point featuring: Grasmoor, Grasmoor, Whiteside (Crummock) (West Top), Whiteside (Crummock), Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, The top of Hobcarton Crag, Grisdale Pike, The Skiddaw massif, Blencathra (or Saddleback), Keswick, Sleet How, Outerside, Stile End, Sail, Causey Pike, Bleaberry Fell, High Seat, High Tove, The Southern Fells and The Western Fells

Photo: Peter Dryden (5)

The large cairn on the summit of High Tove summit

The large cairn on the summit of High Tove summit

Photo: Terry Howard (204)

High Tove summit cairn

High Tove summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (232)

Armboth Fell summit with High Tove beyond

Armboth Fell summit with High Tove beyond

Photo: Jack Jones (2)

High Seat (Ashness Fell) from High Tove

High Seat (Ashness Fell) from High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (85)

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Sail and Causey Pike (foreground) & The Central Fells - Bleaberry Fell, High Seat and High Tove from Crag Hill (Eel Crag) trig point

Photo: Peter Dryden (12)

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn from the lower slopes of High Tove

Watendlath & Watendlath Tarn from the lower slopes of High Tove

Photo: Stephen Collins (88)

High Tove and High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Armboth Fell summit

High Tove and High Seat (Ashness Fell) from Armboth Fell summit

Photo: David Hayter (183)


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