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Shipman Knotts
587m (1927ft)

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


Record Shipman Knotts as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 133)

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Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

Superb mountain walk

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10.5ml (17km)
Ascent:3,417ft (1,041m)
Time:7.25hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Shipman Knotts Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Shipman Knotts

Christine Shepherd walked up Shipman Knotts on March 15th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walk c204 'The Lonsleddale Horizon' [with] On my own [weather] Dull - This walk was enhanced greatly by watching a herd of deer running across the moor in front of me. Climbed again on a similar day using the same route, 16.7.20 Finally did walk c204 in sunshine on 24.5.23 Such much easier when you can see the paths & the ground is dry.

Martyn Howarth climbed Shipman Knotts on August 15th, 2023 [from/via/route] From Kentmere Institute, as part of the Kentmere Horseshoe. [with] Tilly Howarth. [weather] Gorgeous August day, after some dreadful weather the days before! - Tough 14.5 mile walk - 3600ft of ascent! Brilliant effort by 14 yr old Tilly!

Richard Fulcher bagged Shipman Knotts on April 18th, 2023 [from/via/route] No parking spaces in Kentmere! Parked off road (almost in a ditch, next to farm track). Set off up to the Garburn Pass, turning right at Garburn Nook & then walked up to Yoke. From Yoke we walked around the Kentmere Horseshoe & completed Ill Bell, Froswick, Mardale Ill Bell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts. We descended via an old shepherds path passing 3 derelict buildings (shepherds huts?) & then walked along the roads back to the car. 12.14 miles. [with] Jen [weather] Sunny, blue skies, very windy in exposed places.. gusts of 30 to 40 mph. Visibility was okay but hazy. - Tiring because of the distance & total ascent of 3,500 feet.

Ian Ashton hiked Shipman Knotts on April 7th, 2023 [with] Solo

Paul Macey summited Shipman Knotts on July 24th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Brothers Water using walks c251 & c204

Angeline Grieveson conquered Shipman Knotts on November 27th, 2022 [with] Dotty

Sarah Moore scaled Shipman Knotts on August 6th, 2022 [from/via/route] c204 [with] On my own [weather] Great day for it - cool & windy but views for miles

Adrian Howard walked up Shipman Knotts on July 20th, 2022 [from/via/route] From Sadgill, Gatesgarth pass up to Harter fell, across to Kentmere Pike then Goat Scar onto Shipman Knotts then back down to Sadgill.

Neil Wallbank climbed Shipman Knotts on June 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Sadgill [with] Grace [weather] Cloudy

Richard Marchant bagged Shipman Knotts on April 17th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Sadgill walked down the road to Stockdale Bridge & followed a path Ne up to Great Howe & Brock Crag. from here I proceeded up to Grey Crag then on to Harrop Pike before turning Westward & on to Tarn Crag. From here I walked across to Banstree then down & up on to Harter Fell. Ridged walked around to Kentmere Pike down to Shipman Knott & eventually back to the car. [with] On my own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors but did become sunny & clear in the afternoon

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Shipman Knotts

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

The Kentmere Horseshoe (Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts) from Hollow Moor

Photo: Andy Malcolm (183)

Harter Fell (Kentmere), Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts from Hall Wood in the Kentmere Valley

Harter Fell (Kentmere), Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts from Hall Wood in the Kentmere Valley

Photo: Dave Wainwright (34)

Shipman Knotts and Longsleddale from Great Howe

Shipman Knotts and Longsleddale from Great Howe

Photo: David Hayter (306)

Shipman Knotts in cloud above Longsleddale from Ancrow Brow (North East Top)

Shipman Knotts in cloud above Longsleddale from Ancrow Brow (North East Top)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (313)


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