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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

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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

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

Christine Shepherd climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked 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 summited on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Whiteless Pike [with] Karen Brown [weather] Good Sunny

Deborah Johnson conquered on June 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Road by start [with] Andy, Cait Tim, Tom, Bethan and C’s boyfriend [weather] Heavy rain on the way down

Claire Kirk scaled on August 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere Hostel [with] Alone [weather] Very windy & wet

Richard Banks walked up on February 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Crummock Water

Simon Boddy climbed on September 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny & clear

Neil Heywood bagged on July 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Howtown

Bill Salisbury hiked on August 20th, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Sue [weather] Low cloud overcast

Wayne Baxter summited on February 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] National Trust Car park, across road to stile to Grassscarth Coppice, onto Low Bank & finally to the cairn & returned same route [with] Sue [weather] Sunny & warm for February

Andrew Johnson conquered on January 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Cinderdale car park, Buttermere [weather] Clear & snowy

Richard Marshall scaled on December 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] C379 [with] Bo [weather] Bright

Richard Beardsley walked up on October 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked route c256. Final summit of this walk. [with] Gillian [weather] Beautiful sunny day but windy at height. - Parked car, (free). Commenced walk at 1030 hrs. Due to detouring to the summit of Crag Hill did not complete whole walk until 1730hrs.

Iain Jones climbed on July 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere

Vic Royle bagged on May 19th, 2018 [from/via/route] Michelle & Steve [with] Team Wiggle [weather] vest & shorts, sweaty heads - Field of bruisebells, easy peasy

John Tippins hiked on March 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Lanthwaite Green, go4awalk c196, via Whiteless Pike. [with] Solo [weather] Sleet & rain showers on the way there, thick low cloud with the sun breaking through very occasionally. Quite windy on top making it cold enough for gloves - fingers freezing! Walking through fresh hail (or was it sleet?) near the summits. Towards late afternoon, as I was coming back down, the cloud lifted & the sun came out - a really beautiful day then.

Nick Dobson summited on September 23rd, 2017 [from/via/route] Buttermere national trust car park, completed Rannerdale Knotts then onto Whiteless Pike [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] breezy with cloud cover & very light rain - intended to go on to Wandope & Grassmoor, but low cloud covering both tops deterred us

Craig Steeland conquered on June 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Crummock Water over the tops to Braithwaite taking in six Wainwrights [with] Sue [weather] Partly cloudy & quite cool with moderate winds - Took the bus from Braithwaite to Keswick & then another bus to Crummock Water. The second bus cost £7.70 per person one way!

Richard Wilkinson scaled on May 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] 6 Peak Circular from Lanthwaite NT Car Park - Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandope, Whiteless Pike & Rannerdale Knotts (finishing with a detour into the secret valley of Rannerdale). [weather] Sunny day, but with strong winds. - Good ridge walk from Whiteside to Hopegill Head - fantastic lake views from the top of Grasmoor, but difficult to stay still in the wind - enjoyable descent from Whiteless giving views of the Bluebells in the secret valley. Camera battery went on Wandope, only for me to realise that I was already using the spare!... best part of the walk with no camera! DOH!

Jo Dixon walked up on April 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Crummock water, Rannerdale Knotts, Whiteless Pike, Wandope [with] Myself [weather] Dry, sunny

Leon Harvey climbed on May 29th, 2016 [with] Solo

Mark Davidson bagged on March 12th, 2014 [with] Alone [weather] Gloriously sunny

Jon Mapp hiked on October 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk C196 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Glorious day, light wind, good sunshine - Great views, a strenuous walk over 4000ft of climb

Andrew Joss summited on October 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere [weather] Cloudy but dry

Christina Lander conquered on July 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere - Rannerdale Knotts - Buttermere [with] Dick, Kath & Mick [weather] Mostly dry but cloudy

Anthony Scott scaled on July 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] me [weather] Terrible! Thunderstorms, heavy rain but warm enough.

Victoria Bates walked up on February 23rd, 2016 [from/via/route] C196 from Buttermere [with] Mark [weather] Beautiful

Kevin Parnham climbed on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Whiteless Pike [with] Jo [weather] Cloudy but lifting as we reached summit - Cloud lifted from all the fells we had walked by the time we came off Rannerdale Knotts to car

Chris Bramley bagged on August 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] rannerdale via whiteless pike [with] janet

Claire Lloyd hiked on August 22nd, 2007 [from/via/route] Car park at Crummock [with] Family

Jane Crowther summited on May 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] Rannerdale [with] Thomas [weather] Sunny

Elaine Evans conquered on May 15th, 2015 [from/via/route] From car park at Cinderdale Common, via Lad Haws onto Grassmoor, across to Wandope & Whiteless Pike & over to Rannerdale Knotts. [with] Sue [weather] Dry, sunshine & cloud, a cold blustery wind. - First walk in several weeks so didn't do too badly. Walked back via the bluebells.

Joanne Mcgawley scaled on April 11th, 2015 [with] Rich [weather] Horrendous wind, aborted other peaks! - 4.07 miles

David Noble walked up on April 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Green [with] Jack [weather] Sunny - First stay in car

Colin Egan climbed on March 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Buttermere via Low Bank [with] My wife Faith, friend Anita and Boris the cocker spaniel [weather] Good conditions, light winds

Clive Ward bagged on November 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Car park next to lake [with] Ian & Gill, Conrad & Hillary, Hazel [weather] Fair, windy - Day after the last 2 Wainwrights for Ian & Conrad. Stayed at Kirkstile last night

John Nicholson hiked on November 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Buttermere - Fish Inn [with] Bob & Charlie [weather] dull but no rain - Limber up walk on the rememberance weekend

Phillip Bulley summited on September 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] High Rannerdale [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Sunny

Andy James conquered during October, 2013 [with] Suzie James

Ann Davis scaled on April 6th, 2014 [with] andy [weather] sunny fresh - 40th birthday walk ;-)

Michael Vaughn walked up on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Crummock [with] alone [weather] clear

Christine Knowles climbed on June 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Direct from road outside Buttermere, up steep bit & back down valley [with] Graham [weather] Good

Jacqueline Debbie Tonks bagged on April 10th, 2014 [from/via/route] Rannerdale Car park [with] Pete Tonks [weather] Clear, dry

Raymond Barnett hiked on March 13th, 2014 [with] self [weather] fine

Harry Meijer summited on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Rannerdale Knotts,Grasmoor,Whiteside (Crummock) [with] The Lake District Walker

Gill Watson conquered during October, 2010 [from/via/route] from buttermere [with] Gill

Carl Murphy scaled on November 23rd, 2013 [weather] cold dry

Tim Buckley walked up on August 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Whiteless Pike en-route to Lanthwaite Green & the car. [with] Solo walk. [weather] Very hot & sunny. - Got to the summit at 3.30pm after a long hard walk & 4000 ft of climb in total. It is a wonderful spot with views along Buttermere & Crummock Water. Its dwarfed by Grasmoor where I'd been earlier in the day. A chap came ambling along with a parasol to keep the sun off........

Dave Eyes climbed on August 23rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Christine Eyes [weather] lovely day - great views

Jeanette Coward bagged during July, 2013 [weather] hot

Derek Parkin hiked on May 24th, 2013 [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] sunny gusting winds

Doug Martin summited on May 22nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Rannerdale Bridge Car Park Whiteless Pike Crag Hill Wandope Sail & up to RK [with] Fellwalkers [weather] Excellent visability if a bit windy at times making it a bit on the cold side but OK when sat in shelter out of wind in sun.

Kevan Cassley conquered on March 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] c379 - Rannerdale Knotts from Buttermere [with] Wife - Amanda [weather] Mixed bag of rain, snow, very cold with a bit of sun for good measure ! - Stopped at Honister Slate Mine for the tour ahead of walk. well recomended. A bit exposed one of the paths on standard route (ice) so took direct route up avioding exposed area. Amazing views today due to unexpected snow, higher crags looked like pencil drawings - amazing

Darren Mortimer scaled on February 23rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Lanthwaite Green [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunshine & snow showers

Dale Verrall walked up on March 18th, 2012 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Les & Amber [weather] Lovely

Charlie Housley climbed on July 9th, 2012 [from/via/route] From the NT car park near Hause Point. [with] Solo. [weather] Not tooo cracking to start with but soon brightened up once at the top. Good views to be had all around.

John Senior has bagged [from/via/route] The Bridge Inn at Buttermere [with] Julie Senior [weather] wet & windy - Weather too bad to climb Whiteless Pike which was the original intention. Lakes were flooded, & we couldn't get to the Buttermere ridge

Erin Ryan, Jenny Godfrey, Karen Lythgoe, Maxine Down, Jonathan Tobin, Melanie Dunn, Paul Woodhouse, David Watson, Paul Kendell, Louis Smith, Robert Maclean, David Shaw, John Walter, David Laws, Phyllis Mcgibbon, Adrian Roberts, Dennis Brown, Elaine Grayson, Adam Shewry, Louise Sandwith, Pam Armstrong, Simon Kirkbride, David Sheret, Simon Duerden, Michael Nolan, Steve Frank, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Richard Price, Tracey Cordes, Michael Lewis, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, Jacqui Smith and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Rannerdale Knotts.

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Crummock Water with Rannerdale Knotts (centre left), The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) and the lower slopes of Mellbreak (far right) from Lanthwaite Wood

Crummock Water with Rannerdale Knotts (centre left), The High Stile Ridge (High Crag, High Stile and Red Pike (Buttermere) and the lower slopes of Mellbreak (far right) from Lanthwaite Wood

Photo: Philip Butler (12)

Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water through a field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (659)

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 (661)

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Crummock Water, Rannerdale Knotts and Robinson beyond from Black Beck

Photo: Andy Malcolm (73)

Rannerdale Knotts (foreground) and Crummack Water with Mellbreak beyond from High Snockrigg

Rannerdale Knotts (foreground) and Crummack Water with Mellbreak beyond from High Snockrigg

Photo: Mike Knipe (143)

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Rannerdale Knotts, Crummock Water, Mellbreak and Loweswater from Robinson

Photo: Gerry Ball (1)

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Crummock Water from Rannerdale Knotts summit

Photo: David Hayter (138)

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)

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)

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 (25)

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

Photo: Chris Brankin (28)

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Crummock Water from below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: William Ringwood (58)

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

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

Photo: Michael Lee (2)

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

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

Photo: Alex Malcolm (23)

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)

Looking across the bluebells and Crummock Water towards Mellbreak from Rannerdale Knotts

Looking across the bluebells and Crummock Water towards Mellbreak from Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Andy Malcolm (53)

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Rannerdale Knotts from Lanthwaite Green

Photo: David Hayter (57)

High Snockrigg summit with Red Pike (Buttermere) (left), Mellbreak (back centre) and Rannerdale Knotts ((right) surrounding Crummock Water in the background

High Snockrigg summit with Red Pike (Buttermere) (left), Mellbreak (back centre) and Rannerdale Knotts ((right) surrounding Crummock Water in the background

Photo: Christine Shepherd (710)

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

A field of bluebells below Rannerdale Knotts

Photo: Christine Shepherd (658)


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