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Silver How
395m (1296ft)

The Central Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 202)

Walk Silver How walking UK Mountains in The Central Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Silver How Summit

Photo: Gillian Lauder

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Silver How Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Silver How

John Tippins walked up on September 22nd, 2020 [from/via/route] Grasmere [weather] Overcast, low cloud for most of the day, drizzle/rain all day.

Adrian Howard climbed on June 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Elterwater

Kevan Cassley bagged on April 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere / Land How / Silver How (walk c105) [with] wife Amanda [weather] Dry / windy / good visibility - Nice walk, a bit windy but dry

Doug Scott hiked on September 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [weather] cloudy, warm

Deborah Johnson summited on May 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Cait, Chris, Meg, Tim, Ali, Nigel, Andy, Tilly and Ted [weather] Sunny day - went to Slates in Elterwater afterwards

Andrew Johnson conquered on October 12th, 2019 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Deb, Cait, Chris, Nigel, Ali Tim, Meg, Tilly and Ted [weather] Cloudy

John King scaled on October 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Grasmere Car Park [weather] Clear & Dry

Peter Fielding walked up on April 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] from Grasmere in reverse from 2 previous climbs [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] perfect, chilly start (7 degrees) at 7.50am but jumpers off by 8.10 and finished at 9.50 at 18 degrees in glorious sun - good Friday so set off from Lancaster at 6.50. stopped at Ings to buy drinks and snacks. only car on the road going but coming back saw queues for 4 miles just to get off the motorway. bought bird bath from hayes on way home,

Liz Sheerin climbed on February 19th, 2014 [with] Neil

Jill Dean bagged on November 17th, 2018 - Tired!

Margaret Richards hiked on September 13th, 2018 [from/via/route] c105 from Grasmere [with] Don [weather] Wet and windy - interesting ridge walking, misty but good visibility

Simon Boddy summited on September 1st, 2018 [from/via/route] Rydal [with] HF Holidays [weather] Cloudy but quite warm, with drizzle at times

Lucy Perchard conquered on May 14th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Lang How and then onto Loughrigg Fell [with] Tony [weather] Sunny spells - Lovely views over Grasmere

Craig Steeland scaled on June 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Car park in southwest corner of Grasmere [with] Sue [weather] Hot and sunny with no wind.

Phil Higgins walked up on April 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Allen Bank, go4awalk c105 [with] Su Higgins [weather] Sunny day - the first for some time! - A welcome return to Lakeland walking after much too long. We should have been in Mallorca, but it was better to be at home.

Simon Myerscough climbed on April 7th, 2007 [from/via/route] C105 [with] Joanne [weather] Very sunny but chilly

Oliver Hunter bagged on August 13th, 2017 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere, nominally on route c105, though missed out Lang How and Dow bank, in order to get back for a cream tea! :D [with] Kat, Adam & Lucy; Sian, Paul, Dylan & Amelie [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - Great short walk with stunning views from Silver How. Not sure how I'd never been there before - loved it!

Michael Nolan hiked on August 22nd, 2017 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] James [weather] misty but dry - painful foot slowly getting better a bit sore at the end itching to do the big walks again

Phillip Bulley summited on May 9th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Wraygill [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny.

Chris Sheard conquered on January 30th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Blea Rigg [with] Cadets [weather] Cold Icy day - Good training using storm shelter

Wayne Baxter scaled on May 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grassmere to Blea Rigg to Sliver How and Grassmere [with] Sue [weather] Sunny

Elaine Evans walked up on November 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere village via Allan Bank [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful clear day. Frost on ground. Sunny. Blue skies. - Ice made walking treacherous in places but still an enjoyable day. Finished the walk with a cup of tea in the garden centre.

Mark Davidson climbed on December 1st, 2004 [with] Theresa [weather] Lovely crisp winters' day - just glorious

Nick Dobson bagged on August 31st, 2016 [from/via/route] Grassmere [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Warm with some cloud cover and light rain at end of walk - enjoyed a nice meal, cake and coffee at Potted Out in Grassmere afterwards

David Watson hiked on July 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Helm Crag [weather] Sunny

Gordon Lee summited on May 14th, 2016 [from/via/route] Blea Rigg

Richard Fulcher conquered on September 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jen Fulcher [weather] Blue sky with whispy clouds

Mike Jackson scaled on January 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Grasmere

Leon Harvey walked up on October 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] c144 [with] Solo [weather] Wet and Cloudy

David Noble climbed on August 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jack [weather] Overcast and raining

Anthony Scott bagged on October 12th, 2015 [from/via/route] yha grasmere [with] me [weather] changeable! rain first thing, some blue sky, some white and grey clouds, strong northerly wind but warm in shelter.

Jon Mapp hiked on September 26th, 2015 [from/via/route] C144 from Grasmere [with] Suzzanné [weather] Cloudy with sunny spells - not too cold, great walking weather - Great views over Grasmere from the top, steep descent back to Grasmere

Sandra Wallace summited on September 1st, 2015 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Ian, Isla, Isabel, Oliver, Maisy, Theo, Stan [weather] Good. Children took tops off on the way up - Bus to grasmere,up silver Howe then walked to Ambleside YHA. Next day park, crazy golf bus to stone circle and walked home

Christina Lander conquered on August 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] Chapel Stile - Meg's Gill - Silver How - Lang How - Youdell Tarn - Robin Gill - Chapel Stile [with] Mick & Kath Hobday and Dick [weather] Sunny afternoon - Fog on the high tops so just a short walk after a rainy morning

Jim Powell scaled on July 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Via allan bank to lang how the Chaple stile before camping on silver how [with] Alone [weather] Very sunny

Raymond Barnett walked up on July 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] grasmere [with] self [weather] sunny overcast

John Almond climbed on June 27th, 2015 [from/via/route] c144 Sergeant Man from Grasmere

Claire Lloyd bagged on August 30th, 2006 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Family

David Lewis hiked on May 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Grassmere via Allan Bank and Lang How [with] Lyn McCallum [weather] Sunny

Andrew Phillips has summited [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Chrissie Hockley [weather] Overcast & dry

Victoria Bates conquered on February 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] c166 [with] Mark - At dusk, walking back in the dark

Iain Jones scaled on January 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Advanced Navigation Course

Phil Clark walked up on November 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Allan Bank [weather] Dull but no rain - I didn't get lost, Grasmere has no real pubs, Hotels maybe with little or no parking, Shame.

Clive Ward climbed on November 22nd, 2014 [from/via/route] Elterwater [with] Hazel [weather] Showery to start, mist, then occasionally clear - Hazel had knee injury , was recovering. She stayed at New Dungeon Ghyll while I went to collect car

Tracey Cowell bagged on November 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kellbarrow grasmere [with] On own [weather] Sunny

Dave Eyes hiked on October 28th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ambleside via Loughrigg Fell [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Rained all day - got jet washed on summit

Darren Wilson summited on July 6th, 2013 [from/via/route] Rydal, Grasmere, Loughrigg Fell, Silver How [with] Crabs

Adrian Shepherd conquered on March 25th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Easedale Tarn, Sergeant Man and Blea Rigg [with] Gillian [weather] Hot and sunny - Summer came early in March and then deserted us for the rest of the year!!!

Keith Eastman scaled on July 2nd, 2014 [from/via/route] c144

Joanne Mcgawley walked up on March 1st, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] 4 Seasons in 1 day - 10.5 miles

Linda Mckeogh climbed on July 5th, 2014 [with] gary

Bella Wella bagged on June 11th, 2014 [with] Paul

Steve Frank hiked on December 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Jackie Frank

Doug Martin summited on February 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] Grasmere - Silver How - Swinescar Pike - Blindtarn Moss [with] Fellwalkers [weather] Atrocious - persistent rain and wind trying towards gale force. - We were supposed to get as far as Blea Crag down to Easdale Tarn but weather proved a barrier. Still a good walk and for one of the smaller summits steep enough to get the lungs working.

Kevin Parnham conquered on February 9th, 2014 [from/via/route] from Grasmere via Easedale Tarn,Seargent Man,High Raise and Blea Rigg [with] Jo [weather] Cold and windy but generally good views

David Baines scaled on September 29th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Allan Bank leaving summit to the south then turning north-east past ruined shooting hut emerging on road near boat landings. [with] Alone [weather] Torrential rain. There is a photo in my section of photographs showing me sat in full waterproof gear by the side of summit cairn. - This was climbed in heavy rain and I found the route slightly confusing towards the top. Very boggy ground and indistinct paths. I could see summit, but finding reasonably sound footing not clear. Eventually zig-zagged my way to the top.

Lee Senior walked up on November 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [weather] dry with cloud-good visibility

Neil Bennett climbed on August 8th, 2011 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Marcus Bradshaw bagged on October 29th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere (after Silver How we then went on to do Blea Rigg / Seargent man and Tarn Crag ) [with] Marcus [weather] brilliant sunshine all the way up until we reached the top. Rain and very windy from then on. - A lovely walk up . The view over Grasmere was amazing

Tim Buckley hiked on January 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere via Allen Bank crossing Wray Gill. [with] Lynne. [weather] Very foggy, visability down to 150ft, it didn't improve. - Set off from Grasmere about 12.30, got to the top by 2.00pm and had lunch.

Ann Davis summited on June 25th, 2013 [from/via/route] grasmere [weather] sunny

Claire Kirk conquered on May 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Son Thomas, 7 [weather] Warm and sunny, windy at the summit

Charlie Housley scaled on May 20th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere, via Allan Bank House. [with] Solo. [weather] Very warm and humid, but the earlier sun seems to have disappeared behind cloud. It remained dry throughout the walk so that was a bonus. - A pretty straightforward up and down walk to be honest. Some nice views both on the way up and from the top. The slight breeze on the summit was very welcome.

Harry Meijer walked up on May 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] High Raise from Grasmere [with] The Lake District Walker

Christine Knowles climbed on April 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] from Grasmere [with] Graham [weather] Rainy, low cloud

Denis Hoyle bagged on April 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grassmere walk c144 [with] Steve [weather] Lovely blue sky with bit of snow still on the tops.

Ian Park hiked on March 31st, 2013 [from/via/route] From Grasmere [with] Carole Park [weather] Cloudy with some snow still on the ground

Iain Taylor summited on February 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere NY 33606 07370

Martin Poole conquered on February 7th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grasmere, Lang How, Silver How, Dow Bank, Huntinstile Cragg [with] Cary [weather] Clear, No wind, 0 degrees, snow at top

Chris Bramley scaled on January 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] Grass mere [with] Jaqui, Blake and Jan [weather] Melting snow running water

Bill Rowlands walked up on July 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] C105. Start and end in Grasmere village [with] Jake Rowlands [weather] Warm and sunny with patchy cloud

Christine Shepherd climbed on October 31st, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Grasmere [with] On my own [weather] Sunshine,showers and rainbows - Bagged again on 2.9.10

Cheryl Hawkes bagged on May 20th, 2007 [from/via/route] Chapel Stile [with] Steve, Dee, Mick

Darren Mortimer hiked on January 28th, 2012 [from/via/route] Grasmere [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny + Snow

Melanie Dunn, David Kelley, Martin Mayoh, Jenny Godfrey, Adrian Roberts, Ian Gate, Andrew Martin, Steven Waterhouse, Adrian Sherriff, Peter Clark, David Shaw, John Walter, Amanda Hinds, Steven Woodroffe, Colin Neild, Jonathan Tobin, Dennis Brown, David Butterfield, Jacqui Smith, Paul Glynn, Patricia Dilley, David Sheret, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Louis Smith, Louise Sandwith, Stan Goodall, Tracey Cordes, Paul Booth, Trevor Williams, Alan Davidson, John Kendall, Paul Henderson, Sarah Lowe, Paul Stevens, Rob Gurney, John Cuthbert, Adrian Cawley, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, David Kelley, Stephen Key, Rob Barklamb, Andy Nicholls, David Buttress, Jeanette Coward, Nick Bennett, Ray O'Hara, Libby Burns and Stephen Millington have all walked, climbed & bagged Silver How.

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Pavey Ark and-Harrison Stickle from Silver How

Pavey Ark and-Harrison Stickle from Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (391)

Loughrigg from the slopes of Silver How

Loughrigg from the slopes of Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (392)

*Grasmere  Village and Grasmere from Silver How

*Grasmere Village and Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (8)

Great Langdale from Silver How

Great Langdale from Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (10)

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (4)

Grasmere from Silver How

Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: Glynn Trueman (25)

Me beside a very wet Silver How Summit cairn

Me beside a very wet Silver How Summit cairn

Photo: David Baines (14)

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Lang How from (nr) Silver How

Photo: David Connolly (3)

Grasmere Lake, Loughrigg and Windermere in the distance from Silver How

Grasmere Lake, Loughrigg and Windermere in the distance from Silver How

Photo: David Baines (15)

Grasmere from Silver How

Grasmere from Silver How

Photo: David Hayter (394)


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