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