The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged The Knott
John Ramsbottom walked up on June 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Howtown, walk c159 Camped under Angletarn Pikes [with] Lola [weather] Sunny weather - solo walk with Lola
Christine Shepherd climbed 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. Climbed again from Hartsop on 20.4.22
Simon Burgess bagged on October 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Hartsopp with Brock Crag
Paul Ward hiked 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 summited on August 10th, 2021 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car Park, Brothers Water [with] Louise and Barry [weather] Good
Phil Higgins conquered 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 scaled 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 walked up 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 climbed on July 20th, 2011 [from/via/route] From High Street [with] Kitty
Claire Kirk bagged on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park [with] Phil [weather] Dull at first, sunny later.
Adrian Howard hiked on September 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge Car park
Andrew Johnson summited on November 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Hartsop [weather] Beautiful day, clear skies.
Robin Thorne conquered during May, 2018 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast Walk [with] Jon Thorne [weather] Sunny
Richard Marchant scaled 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 walked up on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Mark
Tom Mcbeath climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked 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 summited 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 conquered on August 17th, 2017 [weather] Sunny becoming cloudy & windy
Beth Webster scaled on June 17th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa
Andrew Chrimes walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged on May 7th, 2017 [from/via/route] via Rampsgill Head [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny but windy.
Chris Sheard hiked 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 summited on January 8th, 2017 [with] Solo
Emily Sharratt conquered on November 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Hartsop [with] John Smith [weather] Deep snow. - Sledged down Rest Dodd.
Nick Dobson scaled 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 walked up on June 23rd, 2009 [from/via/route] C2c
Mark Davidson climbed on February 3rd, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grey & cold - but not bad for February
Michael Nolan bagged on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] walk c114
Adrian Sherriff hiked on September 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] c159
Anthony Scott summited on September 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Cow Bridge car park, Hartsop [weather] Cool & cloudy morning then 16 degrees & sunny spells
John Almond conquered 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 scaled on August 5th, 2016 [from/via/route] Haweswater [with] Sue and Jake [weather] Warm, sunny & light winds
Richard Fulcher walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged 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 hiked on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud
David Baines summited 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 conquered 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 scaled on May 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whilst doing the coast to coast [with] Brother inlaw james [weather] Sunny fine
Claire Lloyd walked up on April 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Hartsop via Hayeswater [with] Family
Tracey Cowell climbed 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 bagged on March 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Christy Bridge [with] Jack [weather] 40mph winds rain & sleet
Clive Ward hiked 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 summited [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 conquered 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 scaled on June 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] c159
Jon Mapp walked up 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 climbed on April 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Kevin O'Hare [weather] Full cloud cover, windy & quite cold
Joanne Mcgawley bagged on April 13th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Windy but dry - 9.65 miles
Steve Frank hiked on January 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] Brotherswater [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Snow on tops
Harry Meijer summited on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker
Martin Leighfield conquered on September 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Coast to Coast [weather] Dry & Sunny
Martin Hobson scaled on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)
Dave Eyes walked up on April 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] from Thornthwaite Crag & High strret [with] Southport Fellwalkers - Francis walk [weather] bright & sunny
Peter Harris has climbed [from/via/route] Patterdale
Iain Taylor bagged on March 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)
Les Wrightson hiked on October 12th, 2013 [from/via/route] c159 from Howtown [with] work mates [weather] sunny / dry
Christine Knowles summited on September 23rd, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy
Darren Mortimer conquered on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunny
Stephen Littlewood scaled on June 13th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Hartsop
Mary Brownlow walked up on June 30th, 2008 [from/via/route] shap [weather] clear
Matthew Thomas, 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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