The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Paul Ward walked up on August 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Howtown Hotel Bonscale Pike, [with] Jamie [weather] Dry, overcast with strong winds on tops.
Tim Winn climbed on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Louise and Barry [weather] Good
Phil Higgins bagged on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Early morning run from Patterdale, Angle Tarn, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stoneycove Pike to Kirkstone. [with] Steve Brown [weather] Glorious, with temperature inversion early on. - An early start run with Steve. m 15.53 km. 1055m of height gain. 2hrs 17 mins moving time. Plus High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Stony Cove Pike, to Kirkstone Pass Inn.
John Bryers hiked on July 11th, 2021 [from/via/route] Parked at Cow Bridge car park near Hartsop. Set off at 8:45am in low mist & light rain. Walked along bridleway towards Patterdale & veared upwards along a track to Boredale Hause. Turning right to Angletarn Pikes. Walked to top of each pike to make sure I'd completed the Wainright. continued along easy paths East of tarn to Brock Crag. Continued along clear path to The Knott. [with] With Mya my faithful 14 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Light rain & mist across most tops at start of walk. Cleared to be a lovely warm day overall.
Richard Marshall summited on May 26th, 2021 [from/via/route] RM super route from Martindale 19 miles 6300ft ascent [with] Roxy & Bo [weather] Showers,fog, sun & very wet underfoot
Tony Kenny conquered on July 20th, 2011 [from/via/route] From High Street [with] Kitty
Claire Kirk scaled on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil [weather] Dull at first, sunny later.
Adrian Howard walked up on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park
Andrew Johnson climbed on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.
Robin Thorne bagged during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny
Richard Marchant hiked during July, 1988 [from/via/route] This was a two week trip Whilst walking the Coast to Coast footpath from St Bees to Robin Hoods Bay & this particular day I camped overnight next to Angle Tarn. The next day I took in the Wainwrights of Angletarn Crag, The Knott, Rampsgill Head, Kidsty Pike & descended to Haweswater & merrily made my way along on the C2C walk where I met my good friend Ray Collins from Sunderland & we are still walking together most of the time to this day. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Mainly fine weather for the two weeks - It was on this trip I met my life long good friend Ray Collins from Sunderland
Victoria Bates summited on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Mark
Tom Mcbeath conquered on November 10th, 2018 [from/via/route] Hartsop Fold lodges to Boredale House, Anglepike Tarn & the onto The Knott [with] Ursula [weather] Very windy on top with clouds being blown over the top from the south - Views were more impressive by the fact that you got glimpses of the scenery through gaps in the cloud.
Elaine Evans scaled on October 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill to filter house & then the summit of The Knott, continued to Rampsgill Head, High Raise & Kidsty Pike, returned to Hayeswater & back to Hartsop via Hayeswater Gill. [with] Sue, Christine and Mark [weather] Fog, fog & more fog! Occasional glimpse of sunshine. Cold but dry. - Four peaks in a very short time. Shame we missed out on the views again - maybe next time!
Christina Lander walked up 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
Caroline Winter climbed on April 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Parked Hartsop & climbed to H. Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thresthwaite Mouth (snow on descent), stiff climb up to Thorthwaite Crag, High Street, The Knott, followed beck to car. Sunny & amazing views all day, hazy at times. Gentler ascent reverse route [with] Becky & Dave (met on route)
Paul Macey bagged on August 17th, 2017 [weather] Sunny becoming cloudy & windy
Beth Webster hiked on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa
Andrew Chrimes summited on July 3rd, 2006 [from/via/route] From Hartsop CP, Pasture Bottom, Threshthwaite Mouth, High Street (Roman Road) Return via The Knott & Hayeswater Ghyll [with] Gary Chrimes [weather] Fine & Warm - Highest peak reached before Helvellyn
Wayne Baxter conquered on June 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] Mardale HD, up Rough Crag to High Street, Knott, Rampsgill HD, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, down to Kidsty Howe, Mardale HD [with] Sue, [weather] Very sunny & hot at the start Just reach the peak low cloud cane & that was it for the day
Phillip Bulley scaled on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Rampsgill Head [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.
Chris Sheard walked up on June 29th, 2003 [from/via/route] From Patterdale along past Angle Tarn [with] Cadets [weather] Cool & calm some sunshine - Good day enjoyed teaching
Leon Harvey climbed on January 8th, 2017 [with] Solo
Emily Sharratt bagged on November 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Hartsop [with] John Smith [weather] Deep snow. - Sledged down Rest Dodd.
Nick Dobson hiked on October 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] very cloudy as the walk progressed with higher tops having no views - Intention was to to do High Street today plus 3 others but settled for the Knott due to weather.
Darren Gallagher summited on June 23rd, 2009 [from/via/route] C2c
Mark Davidson conquered on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February
Michael Nolan scaled on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk c114
Adrian Sherriff walked up on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159
Anthony Scott climbed on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Cool & cloudy morning then 16 degrees & sunny spells
John Almond bagged 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
Craig Steeland hiked on August 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Sue and Jake [weather] Warm, sunny & light winds
Richard Fulcher summited on July 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] High Street [with] Alone [weather] Chilly - Met a group of Australians doing the coast to coast & helped them find their way.
Colin Egan conquered on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from High Street [with] My wife Faith and friends John & Jo Cocker [weather] Cold, raining clearing but very windy
Charlie Housley scaled on January 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] All the way from The Nab!! [with] Darren, Candy and Roxy. [weather] The weather had deteriorated a lot by the time we started to leave The Nab. In fairness were ready for it, as the MWIS forecast had predicted it. However, by the time we reached the summit conditions were a white out, with winds approximately 50-60mph & temperatures, with the wind chill, down to around -16c. Despite this, it was absolutely exhilarating, & although we were extremely close to Rampsgill Head, we decided that discretion was the better part of valour & headed back down.
Tony Rogerson walked up on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud
David Baines climbed on May 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] Hartsop/Hayeswater [with] Alone [weather] Light Showers - This is a good way onto High Street & the surround fells giving you lots of options to bag several Wainwrights in a day.
Bay Wan bagged on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] Start from car park in Hartsop, donations for car park go to the school [with] Cocoa Pops [weather] Cloudy but mild, some wind
Jim Powell hiked on May 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whilst doing the coast to coast [with] Brother inlaw james [weather] Sunny fine
Claire Lloyd summited on April 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater [with] Family
Tracey Cowell conquered on May 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kidsty Pike [with] solo [weather] sunny & cloudy - Good views of the Ullswater fells inc Helvellyn ridge , Dove Crag, Fairfield & St.Sunday's Crag.
David Noble scaled on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain & sleet
Clive Ward walked up on February 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] Mardale Head, Rough Crag, Riggindale, High Street, Knott, Ramsgill Head, High Raise, Kirsty Pike, Kirsty Hows [with] Ben, Graham [weather] Fairly cold, snow from about half way. Below cloud then in bright sun. - Fantastic views - inversion. Golden eagle above Riggindale
Simon Neilson-Clark has climbed [from/via/route] Started here with a pull up from Homtow via Steel Knots Path a bit irregular [with] Mr H [weather] Sun & cloud - Alex just at Uni so saw here Sat night so drove up 2 hours to Howton on Sat morning
Kevin Parnham bagged on September 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] Rest Dodd & main path from Boredale Hause to High Street [with] Jo [weather] warm & sunny - lots of people around but summit to ourselves
Keith Eastman hiked on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159
Jon Mapp summited on May 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk route c251 [with] Suzzanne [weather] Cold & slightly windy but no rain - walked 9 wainwrights & 18.5 miles
John Tippins conquered on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Kevin O'Hare [weather] Full cloud cover, windy & quite cold
Joanne Mcgawley scaled on April 13th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Windy but dry - 9.65 miles
Steve Frank walked up on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Brotherswater [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Snow on tops
Harry Meijer climbed on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker
Martin Leighfield bagged on September 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [weather] Dry & Sunny
Martin Hobson hiked on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)
Dave Eyes summited on April 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Thornthwaite Crag & High strret [with] Southport Fellwalkers - Francis walk [weather] bright & sunny
Peter Harris has conquered [from/via/route] Patterdale
Iain Taylor scaled on March 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)
Les Wrightson walked up on October 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] c159 from Howtown [with] work mates [weather] sunny / dry
Christine Knowles climbed on September 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy
Christine Shepherd bagged on April 12th, 2007 [from/via/route] From Hartsop using walk c128 [with] My daughter Rebecca [weather] Bright & sunny - Climbed this summit again on my own on 15.4.09 using walk c159 from Christy Bridge.
Darren Mortimer hiked on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny
Stephen Littlewood summited on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop
Mary Brownlow conquered on June 30th, 2008 [from/via/route] shap [weather] clear
Adrian Roberts, Peter Thwaites, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Dale Sexton, Angela Moroney, Andrew Martin, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, Peter Clark, Steven Woodroffe, Edward Wells, Karen Mountain, David Butterfield, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Paul Booth, David Hickin, Louis Smith, Mark Smith, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Derek Parkin, Phyllis Mcgibbon, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Wendy Sockett, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Rob Barklamb, Chris Bramley, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara, Libby Burns and Rebecca Hardy have all walked, climbed & bagged The Knott.
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