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Rannerdale Knotts
355m (1165ft)

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


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Walk Rannerdale Knotts walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Rannerdale Knotts Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Rannerdale Knotts Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rannerdale Knotts

Kate Peacock walked up on September 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] Mine road from Braithwaite [with] Me & Sheila [weather] No rain, low winds & not too hot. Pretty good walking weather - Enjoyable walking from one valley to another

Claire Murray climbed on November 16th, 2021 [from/via/route] Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Grasmoor & Rannerdale Knotts [with] Vitor - Lovely circular with a stop in Buttermere

Richard Marchant bagged on June 16th, 2022 [from/via/route] Early start from Lanthwaite Green Farm north up Whin Ben & then on to Whiteside. From here it was just a case of following the narrow ridge around to Hopegill Head down Sand Hill to Coledale Hause. From here I headed South to the top of Wandope Moss then headed West up on to the summit of Grasmoor. I then back tracked to Wandope & proceeded South along Whiteless Edge on to Whiteless Pike. Continued South to Whiteless Breast before eventually turning West & climbing the ridge to Rannerdale Knotts. From here I dropped down to the B5289 & followed the road back to my car. [with] On my Own [weather] Clear hot sunny day with little or no breeze.

Chris Sheard hiked on May 19th, 2022 [from/via/route] Along & down from Whiteless pike - off was a lot easier than reciorded but much rnager work obvious [with] George [weather] Pleasant at ground level, heavy gusting winds, no rain brightened later later with sunshine as we completed the round - Made this ascent as part of a nice circular coming down the other side of a horse shoe

Tim Winn summited on February 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Barry [weather] Wet & windy

Stuart Rigby conquered on May 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] B2589 [with] Mandy Rigby [weather] Sunny & cloudy hardly any breeze.

Christine Shepherd scaled on October 25th, 2007 [from/via/route] Walked from Lanthwaite Green Climbed again on 29.04.2021 with a broken arm! Walked from the NT Carpark over the top & down into Buttermere. [with] On my own [weather] Sun breaking through cloudy skies occasionally

Claire Rigg walked up on September 30th, 2000 [from/via/route] Did as part of Kentmere horseshoe [with] Lesley & Lisa [weather] Overcast - Tricked my other half into this one

Richard Fulcher climbed on October 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] Buttermere. [with] Jen [weather] Cloudy, sunshine, chilly winds. - Walked up through the woods .. two red squirrels spotted. The walk up to the Knotts was fairly straightforward but the descent was steep, wet & slippery. Extremely tricky.

Nick Christian bagged on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Whiteless Pike [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Rannerdale Knotts

Squat Beck below Rannerdale Knotts

Squat Beck below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: David Hayter (56)

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: David Hayter (57)

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (658)

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (71)

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks and the High Stile Ridge from the lower slopes of Rannerdale Knotts

Buttermere, Fleetwith Pike, Hay Stacks and the High Stile Ridge from the lower slopes of Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Andy Malcolm (54)

The setting sun on the cairn on the summit of Rannerdale Knotts

The setting sun on the cairn on the summit of Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: A. Wainwright (91)

Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water

Wandope (left), Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts (right) from above Hause Point, Crummock Water

Photo: Andy Malcolm (129)

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)

Bluebells on Rannerdale Knotts with Grasmoor beyond

Bluebells on Rannerdale Knotts with Grasmoor beyond

Photo: Andy Malcolm (55)

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

The shoulder of Grasmoor (left), Robinson, Rannerdale Knotts (centre) and the High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) reflected beautifully in a very still Crummock Water taken from the north west shore below Mellbreak

Photo: Geoff Rawlinson (1)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Mellbreak (left) Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor (right) from Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (19)

Rannerdale Knotts from Whiteless Pike

Rannerdale Knotts from Whiteless Pike

Photo: A. Wainwright (90)

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

High Stile (left) Buttermere, Mellbreak, Rannerdale Knotts, High Snockrigg and Grasmoor (right) from the summit of Fleetwith Pike

Photo: Michael Lee (3)

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from Cinderdale Common

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts (left) and The High Stile Ridge from Cinderdale Common

Photo: Alex Malcolm (22)

Path up Rannerdale Knotts

Path up Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: David Hayter (140)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Crummock Water and Low Ling Crag - with Rannerdale Knotts (left), Fleetwith Pike (centre) and The High Stile Ridge (right)

Photo: Alex Malcolm (24)

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (138)

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (28)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Seat (Buttermere), Gamlin End, High Crag (Buttermere), Mellbreak, Crummock Water, Buttermere Village, Rannerdale Knotts and the shoulder of Grasmoor from the summit of Hay Stacks (Haystacks)

Photo: Peter Dryden (20)

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Looking down over Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts to Crummock Water from Wandope

Photo: Christine Shepherd (660)


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