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Sour Howes
483m (1585ft)

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

Record Sour Howes as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered

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(No. 179)

Walk Sour Howes walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Sour Howes Summit

Photo: Ian Goulden

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Sour Howes Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Sour Howes

Christine Shepherd walked up on March 27th, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked using walk c349 from Troutbeck [with] On my own [weather] Fine - Bagged again with the mountain bagging group on 12.1.19. Glorious light over the fells. . . . [edit]

Richard Marchant climbed during August, 1989 [from/via/route] This was a two day trip with an overnight camp on top of High Street. The route took me from Penrith along High Street the old Roman Road to Windermere via the following Wainwrights. Loadpot Hill, Whether Hill, High Raise, Rampsgill Head, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke and Sour Howes. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Dry and fine weather but extremely windy overnight to a point that I thought my tent was going to be blown away, but alas it survived.

Andrew Johnson bagged on November 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Town Head, Troutbeck [with] Ted [weather] Cloudy

Nick Dobson hiked on November 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Church via Garburn Pass after first completing Sallows [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] cold but dry, with high cloud and excellent views - 6 more to do in the Far Eastern fells & 67 in total

Simon Myerscough summited on October 27th, 2019 [from/via/route] C349 from Troutbeck, Townend NT [with] Joanne Myerscough [weather] Lovely day, bright, cold and dry very breezy at top

Chris Kent conquered on July 18th, 2019 [with] Gary (brother) [weather] Windy, showery and chilling

Peter Fielding scaled on April 13th, 2019 [from/via/route] from troutbeck including sallows. missed the stile by a few hundred yards so scrambled up steep hill to reach the right path. ruth,s boots left at home so pete walked in trainers. bright windy day starting at zero degrees [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] perfect

Liz Sheerin walked up on March 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Troutbeck-Sour Howes-Sallows-Troutbeck [with] Neil [weather] cloudy and sometimes mizzle

Craig Steeland climbed on August 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Limefitt bus stop in Troutbeck [with] With Sue [weather] Warm and partly cloudy with excellent visibility

Elaine Evans bagged on July 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Church Bridge, Troutbeck - followed clear path to Sallows and returned over tops to Sour Howes and back to car. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful - fine and sunny with a warm breeze. - Just far enough for us on such a hot day!

John Bryers hiked on July 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Dubbs Reservoir road [with] With Mya. [weather] Very hot although lots of cloud. Very dry on tops and no water for Mya to drink! - Cripsy duck pancakes for lunch :-)

Darren Wilson summited on March 18th, 2018 [from/via/route] Limefitt, Sallows, Sour Howes [with] Lone walk [weather] Generally clear but high winds blowing loose snow

Andy Jakob conquered on August 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Kirkstone pass Inn to Staveley [with] AFWC Colin, Rory and Connor [weather] Rain in morning till 13.30 Low cloud but cleared to beautiful day on ascent of Froswick - Slow walking Rory held us back by at least an hour!

Michael Nolan scaled on August 8th, 2017 [from/via/route] walk c349 [with] James [weather] very showery everywhere.....except on us!

Colin Millar walked up on August 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Windermere Yoke Circuit [with] On my own (as usual) [weather] Grey and cold for August - a few sunny spells (very few) - View of Windermere was very grey - all day - even when I had some sun on me

Phillip Bulley climbed on July 6th, 2017 [from/via/route] Via Church Bridge and the Garburn Pass [with] Ruby. [weather] Overcast

Chris Sheard bagged on October 30th, 2008 [from/via/route] From Sallows [with] George [weather] Slushy funny Cold Icy day - Good navigation training - interesting off

Dave Eyes hiked on April 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Village [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Windy and Sunny

David Baines summited on April 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Church Bridge. [with] Alone [weather] Overcast, mild. - A good long day coming off Froswick down Scot Rake and back along Troutbeck Tongue to Church Bridge via Garburn Road.

John Tippins conquered on April 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Church Bridge, Troutbeck [with] Solo [weather] The day started sunny, but soon after starting the walk it got cloudy and rained for a short while and was quite windy on top. It brightened later and was quite warm by mid-afternoon.

Anthony Thorpe scaled on February 25th, 2017 [with] Sean, mick and ian [weather] Heavy rain

Louis Smith walked up on December 18th, 2016 [weather] fog

Steve Cookson has climbed [from/via/route] troutbeck [with] gillie [weather] fair

Mark Davidson bagged on April 7th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Lovely and sunnt

Adrian Sherriff hiked on September 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] c332

Andrew Joss summited on August 31st, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Barbara [weather] Cloudy and damp

Colin Egan conquered on August 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck up via the Garburn Road track [with] My wife Faith [weather] Mixture of sunshine, cloud and rain, quite windy but still warm - We had originally planned to walk higher fells today but the weather conspired against us, low cloud and hill fog are not good companions on some of the fells. A pleasant enough walk until we had to put our waterproofs on, warm weather is not great when you have to wrap up to keep the rain rain out

Paul Peppiate scaled on May 22nd, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Church [with] Annie [weather] Mostly sunny - Quite an unexpected long climb up. (Well, longer than we though anyway)

Charlie Housley walked up on May 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Parked up opposite the Limefitt log cabin park and walked back to The Howe then followed the path over Longmire Road and then Garburn Road. Took the two ladder stiles and then followed the good path to the summit. [with] Candy the dog. [weather] Glorious, but hazy in the distance.

Chris Robinson climbed on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Emma [weather] Sunny - perfect - Tough day towards the end. Also Ill Bell, Yoke and Sallows the same day

Tracey Cowell bagged on April 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] Garburn road/sour howes/sallows [with] Solo [weather] Sunny with scattered showers

Jill Dean hiked on January 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Mortal man [with] Grezzy [weather] Cold and very windy - Found a geocache up here!

Dave Torrance summited on October 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Church up old drovers track then right over a stile and straight up to the top , very steep. [weather] Sunny spells and very clear. Cool breeze on the top. - I found this to be steeper than anticipated and I was very tired at the top but recovered quickly and continued on to Sallows Hill.

Tony Rogerson conquered on August 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] Brow Foot Sour Howes & Sallows [weather] High cloud & sunny spells

Jon Mapp has scaled [from/via/route] c332 [with] Suzzanné [weather] Glorious day, clear skies, warm and sunny - most of the route is easy to follow.

Doug Martin walked up on February 2nd, 2011 [with] Fellwalkers [weather] Lousy - wind, rain and low cloud.

Kevin Parnham climbed on July 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Jo [weather] Warm and sunny

Joanne Mcgawley bagged on June 27th, 2015 [with] Rich [weather] Warm :) - 11.22 miles

David Noble hiked on February 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Trotbeck [with] Jack [weather] Cold with light snow but good views

Leon Harvey summited on March 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] c332 [with] Solo [weather] Wet Cold and Windy - There seems to be two similar height tops near the Grid Ref: Both had small Cairn, visited both to make sure :)

Marcus Bradshaw conquered on November 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] As part of Walk including Sour Hows, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Frosswick and Troutbeck Tongue (c332). We stayed at The Mortal man that night. [weather] The weather was pretty good but the wind was gale force in the saddle between the bigger peaks.

Anthony Scott scaled on October 26th, 2014 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Church Bridge [with] Hayley [weather] Showery and quite windy. Gales on the peaks

Christine Knowles walked up on September 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Graham [weather] Good - Wouldn't bother again - hard to find the actual summit; no cairn to be seen so relied on GPS!

Clive Ward climbed on August 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] Troutbeck church bridge (main road), Garburn Road, quarry. Continued to Sallows. [with] Hazel [weather] Cloudy, light drizzle to start, chilly for august - Coffee at Blackwell

John Almond bagged on March 27th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ings [weather] sunny

Keith Eastman hiked on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] c112

Bella Wella summited on May 24th, 2014 [from/via/route] troutbeck church [with] Paul

Harry Meijer conquered on June 18th, 2014 [from/via/route] Custom/Private walk [with] The Lake District Walker

Neil Bennett scaled on August 23rd, 2013 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck en route to Sallows [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Ann Davis walked up on November 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] 555 bus to troutbeck bridge, then walked up to church bridge and beyond... [weather] foggy soggy boggy grim!!

John Senior climbed on February 23rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [weather] slightly snowing

Wayne Baxter bagged on October 11th, 2009 [from/via/route] Kentmere, Sallows, Sour Howes, Kentmere. [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy but warm

Iain Taylor hiked on November 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Troutbeck (NY 41416 03015)

Bill Rowlands summited on September 17th, 2012 [from/via/route] Car Park at Church Bridge, Townend. Then onto Sallows [with] Jake - the chocolate labrador [weather] Cloudy, windy on the top, showers on the way up.

Darren Mortimer conquered on September 16th, 2012 [from/via/route] Troutbeck walk c332 [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] wet and windy

Ian Park scaled on July 1st, 2012 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck and on to Sallows [with] Mrs Carole Park [weather] Started off fine but soon turned to drizzle, gave the boots a very good wash in the wet grass. - Not a walk for bad weather

Stephen Littlewood walked up on June 12th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Troutbeck

Chris Bramley climbed on March 3rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Sallows and trout beck [with] Jaqui and blake [weather] Misty

Andy Nicholls bagged on August 28th, 2011 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Bridge

Dale Sexton, David Butterfield, David Kelley, David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Jo Dixon, David Shaw, Colin Hibbert, Louise Sandwith, Wendy Haycock, Jacqui Smith, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, Linda Mckeogh, Tracey Cordes, David Buttress, Victoria Bates, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Sarah Lowe, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Adam Shewry and Ray O'Hara have all walked, climbed & bagged Sour Howes.

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Troutbeck from Sour Howes

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Backstone Barrow with Troutbeck beyond from the lower slopes of Sour Howes

Backstone Barrow with Troutbeck beyond from the lower slopes of Sour Howes

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Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

Troutbeck Tongue and Park Fell Head from Sour Howes

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Fields below Sour Howes

Fields below Sour Howes

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High Pike from Sour Howes

High Pike from Sour Howes

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