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Knott Rigg
556m (1825ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Knott Rigg as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 145)

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59th highest in England,
134th in England & Wales

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

Christine Shepherd walked up on May 31st, 2010 [from/via/route] Used walk c345 from Littletown Climbed again via the same route 07.09.21 [with] On my own [weather] Hot & sunny - Began this walk with my friend Karen but she didn't enjoy the vertiginious feeling she got on the ascent so went back.

Dan Milman climbed on April 12th, 2018 [with] Milly & Jonah [weather] Cool & clear

Tim Winn bagged on August 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Barry [weather] Good

Ed Roberts hiked on April 27th, 2021 [with] MHAIRI !!!

Iain Jones summited on May 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Braithwaite (Trail Run).

Darren Wilson conquered on November 25th, 2020 [from/via/route] Knott Rigg & Ard Crag [with] Lone [weather] Beautiful day

Stuart Rigby scaled on September 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause car park [with] Mandy Rigby [weather] Sunny Clear very few clouds hardly any breeze.

Dave Eyes walked up on September 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Parked at Newlands Hause. Walked up the ridge to Knott Rigg & then on to Ard Craggs. returned by same route. [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely Sunny Day - Brilliant Views

Andrew Flynn climbed on August 8th, 2020 [from/via/route] c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End [with] Nicola [weather] Very very sunny - Ran out of water with approx 7 miles to go. A lot of lessons learnt that day.

Andy Buxton bagged on October 30th, 1988 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause [with] Rachel and Dan [weather] Fine, dry & cold - Short, simple walk

Simon Myerscough hiked on December 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] C345 from Little Town [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Lovely day, bright, cold & dry very breezy at top

Andrew Johnson summited on November 25th, 2019 [from/via/route] Newlands Pass [with] Tom and Ted [weather] Misty

Charlotte Hill conquered on August 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hawes with Paul, Lewis & Alex. Left family at Knot Rigg [with] Paul, Lewis and Alex [weather] Dry

David Richards scaled on August 10th, 2010 [with] Fran and Tinker [weather] Sunny

Simon Boddy walked up on July 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] My girlfriend [weather] Very warm & sunny

Lucy Perchard climbed on May 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] Up from Keskadale & then along the Ard Crags Ridge [with] Tony [weather] Dull but dry - Felt very small walking along the ridge in the shadow of the much higher & impressive Coledale Horseshoe ridge

Richard Beardsley bagged on May 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c345. Veered off slightly at the start, (missed the sign for Keskerdale 3/4 mile), got back on route but took 5 hours to complete. [with] Gillian [weather] Sunny, beautiful day.

Christina Lander hiked on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town - Rowling End - Causey Pike - Scar Crags - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Newlands Hause - Robinson - High Snab Bank - Little Town [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the high fells

Vic Royle summited on April 6th, 2018 [with] Team Wiggle [weather] see ard craggs - the neverending peak

John Tippins conquered on March 29th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Newlands Pass. [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny day & warm enough to walk in a t-shirt, if you're hardy.

Rachel Willan scaled on February 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] Newlands [with] Jacob and Mark [weather] Sun then hail

Chris Sheard walked up on September 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Up from Newlands pass [with] Alan [weather] Wild force 6 with blustery showers & hail - Very steep up & long gracefull ridge with great views over the valley

Derek Parkin climbed on April 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Car Park [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] brezzy

Richard Marshall bagged on August 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Volkan and Bo [weather] Sunny

Neil Bennett hiked on August 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from Newlands Hause en route to Ard Crags. [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett. [weather] Overcast & blustery with sun breaking through.

Andrew Chrimes summited on July 27th, 2009 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause CP [with] Solo [weather] Drizzle

Craig Steeland conquered on June 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause car park [with] Sue [weather] Dry & cool with absolutely ferocious winds

Wayne Baxter scaled on April 14th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town, Kesadale farm, Knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Aikins Knott, Birkrigg & Little Town [with] Sue ,Wendy & Trevor [weather] Cloudy & raining at first with sun later

Anthony Thorpe walked up on March 11th, 2017 [with] Sean [weather] Misty

John Almond climbed on January 25th, 2017 [from/via/route] go4awalk c345 - From car park near Little Town [with] Solo [weather] Sunny with strong winds on tops - Still a couple of storm damaged footbridges missing over Keskadale Beck

Mark Davidson bagged on June 9th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Lovely & sunny

John Walter hiked on October 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] BUttermere [with] Ramblers [weather] Good - Should have done Ard Craggs as well but wind conditions not good.

Nick Dobson summited on August 1st, 2016 [from/via/route] Robinson summit down past High Snockrigg & Newlands Hause [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] sunny - someone wanted to return via the road, however she made the effort.

Anthony Scott conquered on July 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] buttermere [with] me [weather] Exceptional! Hot & sunny

Clive Ward scaled on June 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] See Hindscarth

Elaine Evans walked up on June 2nd, 2016 [from/via/route] From old quarry near New Town, followed road up past Keskerdale Farm to Moss Force before ascending Knott Rigg, then followed ridge to Ard Crags, descended to river & followed river back to the bridge near where the car was parked [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful, dry, warm & sunny with an occasional welcome cool breeze. - Ben chased by a sheep on way up Knott Rigg, so funny, but poor Ben!

David Noble climbed on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Kelly and Jack [weather] Overcast claggy & rainy but warm no views

Phillip Bulley bagged on September 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause [with] Judith and Toby. [weather] Sunny & windy.

Steve Frank hiked on August 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] Buttermere

Keith Eastman summited on August 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] c345

Christine Knowles conquered on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Newdale Hause [with] Graham [weather] Sunny.

Graham Coules scaled on May 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Knott Rigg & Ard crags from Little Town, Newlands valley [with] Dale [weather] Sunny spells & warm

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks walked up on April 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Newlands Hause [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Clear views, cold wind.

Sandra Wallace climbed on April 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard crags [with] Ian [weather] See ard crag - See ard crag

Harry Meijer bagged on June 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard Crags Evening Walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Chris Bramley hiked on January 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ard crags [with] Daz, Harry

Gill Watson summited on October 27th, 2010 [with] Gill

Raymond Barnett conquered on October 16th, 2013 [with] self [weather] wet

Doug Martin scaled on September 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Disused quarry Ard Crags Knott Rigg & on to High Snockrigg down to Buttermere [with] Brampton Fellwalkers [weather] Low misty cloud which eventually cleared. Very little wind coupled with reasonable temperature gave rise to hot sweaty climbs. - Black Diamond Beer in the Trout - dark & fruity.

Darren Mortimer walked up on July 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm & sunny

Kevin Parnham climbed on June 9th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Little Town via Keskerdale Farm [with] Jo and Charlotte [weather] overcast - stiff climb right up the nose of the fell

Tony Aspden bagged on May 20th, 2010 [from/via/route] Swinside Farm to Burnthwaite Farm [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

John Cave hiked on May 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Road to Knott Rigg then along ridge to Ard Crag [with] Ann, John & Jenny Parkin [weather] Windy, mist, sunny, some sleet on top, lunch in sunshine.

Iain Taylor summited on April 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Stoneycroft NY23286 21215

Dale Verrall has conquered [from/via/route] Little town - Walk number C345 [with] Les & Amber [weather] Nice afternoon

Simon Smith scaled on November 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Little Town & included Ard Crags. [with] Sue, Imogen, Josie & Eddie. [weather] Very windy - had to crawl at the summit!

Charlie Housley walked up on July 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Newlands Hause. [with] Solo. [weather] Gloomy & overcast with the threat of heavy rain...which never appeared, thank goodness,

Erin Ryan, Jenny Godfrey, Peter Thwaites, Karen Lythgoe, David Hallam, Maxine Down, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Ian Gate, David Watson, Louis Smith, David Shaw, David Laws, Jacqui Smith, Elaine Grayson, Louise Sandwith, Jonathan Tobin, Mike Wilson, Patricia Dilley, Linda Mckeogh, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Adrian Roberts, Michael Nolan, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Rob Barklamb, Tracey Cordes, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Paul Stevens, John Cuthbert, Victoria Bates, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Linda Walker have all walked, climbed & bagged Knott Rigg.

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

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (29)

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

The summit cairn on Knott Rigg

Photo: Christine Shepherd (516)

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Causey Pike and Blencathra or Saddleback from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (90)

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

The summit shelter, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, Buttermere, Grasmoor, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail and Knott Rigg from the summit of Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (30)

Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Knott Rigg (foreground left), Buttermere (just poking out) with Red Pike (Buttermere) beyond and Whitelees Pike & Wandope (centre right) from Ard Crags

Photo: Christine Shepherd (21)

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Wandope (left), Addacombe Hole and Crag Hill (Eel Crag) from Knott Rigg

Photo: Mike Knipe (142)

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Keskadale Farm from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (92)

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Whiteless Pike from Knott Rigg

Photo: David Hayter (91)


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