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Robinson
737m (2419ft)

Walk Robinson walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
The view from the summit of
Robinson

Photograph by Rob Barklamb

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Robinson is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL4
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 89 and 90
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    Robinson is on Peak Bagging Map & Hill Tick List:

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    You can walk to the top of Robinson by using any of these 5 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c367 Robinson and High Snockrigg from Buttermere

    Route Summary: - Buttermere, Dalegarth, Hassnesshow Beck, Goat Crag, Goat Gills, Robinson, Buttermere Moss, High Snockrigg, Buttermere.

    Length: 7.5km (4¾ miles) | Ascent: 720m (2,363ft) | Allow at least: 4¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c214 Robinson and Hindscarth from Little Town

    Route Summary: - Little Town, Newlands Valley, High Snab Farm, Blea Crags, High Snab Bank, Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth, High Crags, Scope End, Low Snab Farm, Newlands Church, Little Town.

    Length: 11.5km (7¼ miles) | Ascent: 809m (2,654ft) | Allow at least: 5½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Moderate


    Walk c142 Robinson and Dale Head from Little Town

    Route Summary: - Little Town, High Snab Bank, Blea Crags, Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth, Hindscarth Edge, Dale Head (Newlands), Dalehead Tarn, Newlands Valley, Newlands Church, Little Town.

    Length: 14km (8¾ miles) | Ascent: 937m (3,073ft) | Allow at least: 6¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c313 The Newlands Fells from Hawes End

    Route Summary: - Hawes End, Derwent Water, Skelgill Bank, Woodford's Path, Cat Bells (Catbells), Maiden Moor, High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Dale Head Tarn, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth Edge, Hindscarth, Littledale Edge, Robinson, High Snab Bank, Newlands Church, Little Town, Hawes End, Derwent Water.

    Length: 19km (12 miles) | Ascent: 1,266m (4,152ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c459 The Greater Newlands Horseshoe from Hawes End

    Route Summary: - Hawes End, Derwent Water, Skelgill Bank, Woodford's Path, Cat Bells (Catbells), Maiden Moor, High Spy (North Top), High Spy, Dalehead Tarn, Dale Head (Newlands), Hindscarth, Littledale Edge, Robinson, High Snockrigg, Moss Force, Newlands Hause, Knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Birkrigg, Keskerdale Beck, Newlands Church, Newlands Beck, Little Town, Skelgill Farm, Hawes End Derwent Water.

    Length: 24km (15 miles) | Ascent: 1,648m (5,409ft) | Allow at least: 11hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Very Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Robinson, what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.



    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited RobinsonFellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Robinson

    Victoria Bates walked up Robinson on November 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Mark [weather] Very,very windy - Emergency descent via Newlands

    Stephen Rowley climbed Robinson during 2015 [from/via/route] Walkup from a Newland valley up to high Scawdel, dales head the Robbinson and down [with] Marc

    Caroline Winter bagged Robinson on August 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] Buttermere, Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Honister Slate mine [with] Becky [weather] Fog, low cloud and poor visibility, rain on Hindscarth Edge - Difficulty navigating once on Buttermere moss. Too low, and no visibility of tops. Managed to get onto Robinson steep track with following a bearing. Nil views all day. Path down to slate mine much gentler than expected.

    Andy James hiked Robinson on August 16th, 2018 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Suzie James

    Stephen Eddy summited Robinson on July 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] Hawes End [with] Mike Woodhouse and Tony Harris [weather] Clearing

    Lucy Perchard conquered Robinson on May 12th, 2018 [from/via/route] Done as part of a full Newlands Round [with] Tony [weather] Lovely - Had the peak to ourselves whilst the rest of the horseshoe had been quite busy

    Jill Dean scaled Robinson on November 10th, 2017 [from/via/route] Buttermere [with] Grez and dexter

    Jo Dixon walked up Robinson on June 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Little Town [with] Myself [weather] Sunny - Newlands Horseshoe

    Chris Sheard climbed Robinson on October 9th, 1999 [from/via/route] From Hasness [with] George & Baz [weather] Mizzle day - Met french Michelle on hill making tea and after in pub

    Robert Shaw bagged Robinson on May 11th, 2008 [from/via/route] Approached from the north east. [with] The usual crew [weather] Clear

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Robinson

    The summit of Ard Crags with the shoulder of Robinson and High Snockrigg beyond

    1. The summit of Ard Crags with the shoulder of Robinson and High Snockrigg beyond
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (501)

    Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

    2. Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn
    Photo: David Elliott (5)

    Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn

    3. Pillar (left) and Pillar Rock from Robinson's Cairn
    Photo: David Elliott (6)

    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

    4. 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)

    Robinson and Buttermere from Old Burtness below Red Pike (Buttermere)

    5. Robinson and Buttermere from Old Burtness below Red Pike (Buttermere)
    Photo: Clare Howard (10)

    Russ with High Snockrigg, Robinson and Buttermere in the background from above from Burtness Wood

    6. Russ with High Snockrigg, Robinson and Buttermere in the background from above from Burtness Wood
    Photo: Clare Howard (12)

    Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley

    7. Looking NW from Grey Knotts above Honister Slate Mine to Fleetwith Pike (left) and Robinson, Littledale Edge, Hindscarth and Dale Head (Newlands) on the other side of the valley
    Photo: Stephen Turner (1)

    Robinson summit shelter

    8. Robinson summit shelter
    Photo: Chris Brankin (27)

    Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson

    9. Mellbreak, Buttermere and Rannerdale Knotts from Robinson
    Photo: Chris Brankin (28)

    Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson

    10. Grasmoor (back), Whiteless Pike, Wandope and Crag Hill (Eel Crag), Sail (mid distance) and Knott Rigg (foreground right) from Robinson
    Photo: Chris Brankin (29)


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