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Rest Dodd
696m (2284ft)

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


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English Mountain
107th highest in England,
177th in England & Wales

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139th highest in England,
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Walk Rest Dodd walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Rest Dodd Summit

Photo: Robert Hall

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The Lake District National Park


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

OL5 The English Lakes - North Eastern area


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90 Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside


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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Rest Dodd Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rest Dodd

Simon Boddy walked up on July 13th, 2022 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny & clear

John Ramsbottom climbed on June 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Howtown, walk c159 Camped under Angletarn Pikes [with] Lola [weather] Sunny weather - solo walk with Lola

Claire Kirk bagged on June 1st, 2022 [from/via/route] Patterdale YHA [with] Alone [weather] Warm & dry, cloudy

Richard Fulcher hiked on April 25th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked next to St Martins church in Martindale. Walked to Dale End farm & ascended under Heck Crag up to the path above Angle Tarn. Walked on the main path until veering left up to Rest Dodd. I went on to The Nab whilst Jen waited by the wall. We then walked right around Rest Dodd & up to The Knott. From the Knott we crossed over to Rampsgill Head & on up to High Raise. We followed the ridge towards Low Raise before realising our mistake & correcting. We reached Red Crag & started to descend via Gowk Hill eventually reaching our car after 10h 20m of walking!! [with] Jen [weather] Still & breezy at times on the top with a cold wind. Temp on the tops was about 1 celcius. Some sun but lots of cloud. - Good packed lunch with coffee, fruit cake & chocolate biscuits.

Christine Shepherd summited on April 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Christy Bridge using walk c159 Climbed again from Hartsop 22.6.21 I also added this to a walk on 20.4.22. [with] On my own [weather] Bright & clear - A long quiet walk I climbed this from Hartsop in 2021 On 20.4.22 I decided to add this to a walk as I got to Knott with plenty of time to spare & it looked inviting.

Richard Marchant conquered on January 28th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Hartsop, walked up Hayeswater Gill to Hayeswater then climbed Easterly up on to The Knott, then North on to Rest Dodd & further on to Then Nab. From The Nab back track to the Rest Dodd but just before reaching the summit traversed to Satura Crag & across to Brock Crag. Slight back track here & followed a path down Calfgate Gill & eventually down to Hayeswater Gill & back to the car. [with] On my own [weather] Dull grey windy day

Nick Dobson scaled on October 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Hartsop via Brock Crags & The Nab [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Cool dry Autumn day with the Red Deer in abundance - Completed the Far Eastern Fells today. 184 of 214

Paul Ward walked up on August 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Howtown Hotel Bonscale Pike, [with] Jamie [weather] Dry, overcast with strong winds on tops.

John Bryers climbed on May 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked from St. Peter's church up front of Bonscale Pike, Arthur's Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, Rampsgill Head, Rest Dodd & The Nab dropping back into Bannerdale & road back to church. [with] With Mya my faithful 12 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather sunny to start, slight wind on ridges with light rain at times ending with some warm sunshine.

Caroline Winter bagged on June 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] Mardale head CP, Riggindale edge, Rough Crag, The Knott, Rest Dodd, Rampsgill Head, High Raise, Riggindale edge [with] Becky [weather] Cloudy & warm, with dense fog in afternoon - To the outlier Rest Dodd & back, before taking a short cut to Rampsgill head from The Knott, but fog rapidly descended & needed to find Rampsgill Head by gps. Eventually, found High Raise with assistance from man familiar with area, but visibility so poor that unable to find route to Kirsty Pike, so needed to back track down Riggindale.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Rest Dodd

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Knott & Rest Dodd from the Straits of Riggindale

Photo: William Ringwood (63)

The Nab (Martindale) from the access point West of Rest Dodd

The Nab (Martindale) from the access point West of Rest Dodd

Photo: Robert Hall (15)

Rest Dodd (centre), The Knott and Rampsgill Head (left) from The Nab (Martindale)

Rest Dodd (centre), The Knott and Rampsgill Head (left) from The Nab (Martindale)

Photo: Robert Hall (16)

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Brock Crags from near the summit of Rest Dodd

Photo: Andy Malcolm (97)

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

The Nab (Martindale) from Rest Dodd

Photo: Robert Hall (19)


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