The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Rest Dodd
Chris Sheard walked up on August 10th, 2020 [from/via/route] Up from Hartsop carpark [with] Jamie [weather] Quite warm start with light winds cleared for a glorious afternoon - Steep initial ascent and worth it for socialising with folks on CtC - Much water needed
Adrian Howard climbed on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park
Andrew Johnson bagged on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.
John Bryers has hiked [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 and The Nab dropping back into Bannerdale and 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.
Wayne Baxter summited on May 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale to Shap on the coast to coast walk [with] Sue, Wendy & Trevor [weather] Sunny
Kevin Foster conquered on May 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] Place Fell via Boredale Hause and Angletarn Pikes [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny and hot to begin with becoming cloudier later on with a fresh northerly breeze. - The approach from Boredale Hause via Angletarn Pikes is quite interesting with great views along the way of Brothers Water, Kirkstone Pass and Hayeswater. Rest Dodd's remote position at the head of Martindale makes it one for the 'baggers'. The top is marked with a small cairn of stones but the flagpole mentioned in the wainwright books is sadly no longer there.
Michael Nolan scaled on January 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Morag [weather] cold clear lovely - as usual ste off too late thank goodness for torches and gps on the way back!
Elaine Evans walked up on October 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop, across lower slopes of Brock Crags up to Satura Crag, across to The Nab then back to Rest Dodd, descended to Hayeswater and returned to car via path along Hayeswater Gill. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Wet and very windy, low cloud. - Missed out on the views again today. On the plus side, the wind had dried us out before we got back to the car!
Paul Macey climbed on July 23rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Brothers Water [weather] Dry start rainy walk back after the Nab
Craig Steeland bagged on June 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop village car park [with] Sue [weather] Grey and still with cloud above the summits.
Christina Lander hiked on June 7th, 2018 [from/via/route] Martindale - Steel Knotts - High Raise - Kidsty Pike - Rampsgill Head - The Knott - Rest Dodd - Angletarn Pikes - Beda Fell - Martindale [with] Dick [weather] A perfect sunny day on the fells
Phillip Bulley summited on May 6th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via main track up from Hartsop village. [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but breezy.
Darren Wilson conquered on September 1st, 2017 [from/via/route] Gray Crag 698m, Thornthwaite Crag 784m, High Street 810m, Kidsty Pike 780m, Rampsgill Head 792m, The Knott 739m, Rest Dodd 696m, The Nab 576m from Hartsop [with] Lone Walk [weather] Blustery above 500m
Beth Webster scaled on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa
John Walter walked up on April 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] .
John Tippins climbed on April 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Solo [weather] The day started overcast and dull, the sort of day you want to stay in front of a fire. However, by late morning it was sunny, very little cloud cover and the warmest it's been all week. It didn't last long. By early afternoon it was complete cloud cover, chilly and windy, and from mid/late afternoon there was also a light rain. But still a good day for walking. - Brock Crags was my 107th Wainwright, so I completed half of all the Wainwrights with the first peak of the day.
Mark Davidson bagged on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February
Adrian Sherriff hiked on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159
Anthony Scott summited on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Cool and cloudy morning, then 16 degrees and sunny spells
John Almond conquered on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] go4awalk c159 - solo walk from the Old Martindale Church - Angle Tarn - Brock Crags - The Nab - Rest Dodd - The Knott - Rampsgill Head - Kidsty Pike - High Raise - Red Crag [weather] Good
Jon Mapp scaled on July 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] c304/159 combined as we had done some of the peaks before we used these walks [with] Suzzanné [weather] Dry and warm, cloudy later, with a little rain - Nice walk, good climb to Beda Head, a little boggy to Angletarn Pikes - with a good path to the turn off to Brock Crags then bog again. Rest Dodd is a good climb but the top appeared sooner than expected, the walk to The Nab was very boggy, it must be really bad in wetter weather. Cheated by coming down a small path off The Nab to Christy Bridge.
Colin Egan walked up on April 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Ascent from Hartsop [with] My wife Faith and daughter Morwenna [weather] Warm and sunny at valley level but getting colder in the wind at the top
Dave Eyes climbed on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] Walked in from Hartsop [with] Christine Eyes, John and Martine Power [weather] Sunny and clear but a cold wind and occasional snow flurries
Charlie Housley bagged on January 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Parked up at the eastern end of Hartsop and walked up the Hayeswater Gill path, then NNW to the summit. [with] Darren, Candy and Roxy. [weather] Brilliant sunshine and very cold with lots of snow on the ground; 2-4 foot in places nearer the summit.
Clive Ward hiked on October 23rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop, Bordelle Hause, Angetan Pikes, The Nab (see The Nab) [with] Walking group excl. Ian [weather] Bad - My route - chose not to go from Martindale after calling estate office
Tony Rogerson summited on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud
Victoria Bates conquered on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill [with] Mark
Steve Frank scaled on July 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] Brotherswater
David Noble walked up on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain and sleet
Kevin Parnham climbed on September 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] The Nab [with] Jo [weather] warm and sunny - Steep climb tosummit from the Nab
Chris Bramley bagged on August 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Jaq, Blake, Jan [weather] Light rain shower - In Blakes Merc borrowed from work
Keith Eastman hiked on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159
Harry Meijer summited on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker
Martin Hobson conquered on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)
Iain Taylor scaled on April 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)
Les Wrightson walked up on October 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] c159 from Howton [with] work mates [weather] sunny dry
Christine Knowles climbed on September 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop via Boredale Hause and Beda Fell [with] Graham [weather] Showery - Bit of a boring fell top.
Darren Mortimer bagged on August 19th, 2012 [from/via/route] Martindale [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny at first then wet
Christine Shepherd hiked on April 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Christy Bridge using walk c159 [with] On my own [weather] Bright and clear - A long quiet walk
Stephen Littlewood summited on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop
Jane Wilkinson, Angela Moroney, David Butterfield, Matthew Thomas, Mr M A Blanchard, Louis Smith, David Watson, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, Patricia Dilley, Jonathan Tobin, Simon Duerden, Sarah Lowe, Paul Booth, Mark Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Jacqui Smith and Ray O'hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Rest Dodd.
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