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Howes (Mosedale)
580m (1904ft)

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


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Record Howes (Mosedale) as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


Walk Howes (Mosedale) walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Howes (Mosedale) Summit

Photo: Iain Taylor

You can find Howes (Mosedale) & all the walks that climb it on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)

The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Maps (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


OL7 The English Lakes - South Eastern area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


See Howes (Mosedale) and the surrounding tops on our free-to-access 'Google Style' Peak Bagging Maps:

See Howes (Mosedale) and the surrounding tops on our downloadable PDF Peak Bagging Maps:

NB: Whether you print off a copy on to paper or download it to your phone, these PDF Peak Baggers Maps will prove incredibly useful when your are up there on the tops and you cannot get a phone signal!


You can walk to the top of Howes (Mosedale) by using either of these 2 easy‑to‑follow route maps:
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Walk c464 Langhowe Pike, Fewling Stones, Nab Moor and Howes (Mosedale)from Swindale

Extended version of walk c498 that bags two extra Wainwright Outlying Fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 8.5mls (13.5km)
Ascent:1,952ft (595m)
Time:5 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 6 Icon (Moderate)
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Walk c391 The Swindale Horseshoe

Rough walking, few paths, blissfully uncrowded

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 11mls (17.5km)
Ascent:2,655ft (809m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Howes (Mosedale) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Howes (Mosedale)

Angeline Grieveson walked up Howes (Mosedale) on November 13th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Christine Shepherd climbed Howes (Mosedale) on June 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked from the road into Swindale using Wainwright's Outlying Fells walk [with] On my own [weather] Sunny & very warm

Mark Davidson bagged Howes (Mosedale) on March 19th, 2015 [with] Alone [weather] Bright & sunny but with a very cold northerly wind

Iain Taylor hiked Howes (Mosedale) on May 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Shap NY 56314 15078 - On route was deer & bird of pray (I think golden eagle) great photo

Louise Sandwith and David Preston have both walked, climbed & bagged Howes (Mosedale).

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Howes (Mosedale)

Looking across Swindale to Howes (Mosedale) from High Wether Howe

Looking across Swindale to Howes (Mosedale) from High Wether Howe

Photo: David Elliott (50)

Cairn on Howes (Mosedale)

Cairn on Howes (Mosedale)

Photo: A. Wainwright (27)

The summit of Howes (Mosedale)

The summit of Howes (Mosedale)

Photo: A. Wainwright (28)


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