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Wether Hill
670m (2199ft)

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


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Walk Wether Hill walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

Wether Hill Summit

Photo: Matt Delemare

Wether Hill lost it's 'Nuttall' status in March 2012 because the ground 500m to the SSW - Wether Hill (South Top) was found to be higher. However it remains a 'Wainwright'.

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Wether Hill Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Wether Hill

Simon Boddy walked up on July 11th, 2022 [from/via/route] Fusedale [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny & clear

Michael Austin climbed on July 9th, 2020 [from/via/route] C112

Paul Ward bagged on August 13th, 2021 [from/via/route] Started from Howtown Hotel Bonscale Pike, [with] Jamie [weather] Dry, overcast with strong winds on tops.

John Bryers hiked on May 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked from St. Peter's church up front of Bonscale Pike, Arthur's Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill, High Raise, Kidsty Pike, Rampsgill Head, Rest Dodd & The Nab dropping back into Bannerdale & road back to church. [with] With Mya my faithful 12 year old Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather sunny to start, slight wind on ridges with light rain at times ending with some warm sunshine.

Simon Burgess summited on June 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] From Martindale. Wether Hill, Loadpot Hill, Swarf Fell [with] Solo

Christina Lander conquered on October 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] St Peter's Church, Martindale - Hallin Fell - Bonscale Pike - Arthur's Pike - Loadpot Hill - Wether Hill - St Martin's Church - St Peter's Church [with] Dick [weather] Mostly bright & sunny, clouded over at times - A bit of a drive from our cottage at High Ireby, & the journey was made longer by Pooley Bridge being closed

Christine Shepherd scaled on March 18th, 2010 [from/via/route] Howtown using walk c112 [with] Jenny [weather] Bright & cold getting cloudier throughout the day. - Climbed again on a lovely day, 24.7.20 using the same route.

Richard Marshall walked up on July 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] C112 [with] Bo and Steve Simcock [weather] Wet & misty at first. Sunny & bright later

Claire Kirk climbed on July 16th, 2020 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Alone [weather] Very fine day

Adrian Howard bagged on June 18th, 2013 [from/via/route] Moorahill Farm [with] Rick

Andrew Johnson hiked on December 3rd, 2019 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Ted [weather] Blue skies

David Butterfield summited on October 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Graham

Richard Marchant conquered 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 & Sour Howes. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Dry & fine weather but extremely windy overnight to a point that I thought my tent was going to be blown away, but alas it survived.

Kevin Foster scaled on May 17th, 2019 [from/via/route] High Raise (Mardale) [with] Henry. [weather] Sunny & hot to begin with becoming cloudier later on with a cold northerly breeze. - The next top along the High Street ridge is a further 2 miles but the walking is easy over grass. Keep to the left of the wall initially then go through the wire fence to keep to the main path. I didn't & had to give up a considerable amount of height before crossing the fence later on. The second small rise is the actual summit marked by a boundary stone set in a small pile of stones.

Phillip Bulley walked up on July 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] Via Loadpot Hill [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Cloudy. No visibility.

Beth Webster climbed on May 28th, 2017 [with] Hannah phillips & Cocoa

Chris Sheard bagged on June 20th, 2010 [from/via/route] Ridge from Loadpot [with] George [weather] Hot super day - Met a fool using Tom Ton - no spare batteries? - Ignored good advice, his wife not happy

Elaine Evans hiked on April 28th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Martindale church to Wether Hill via Fusedale, then on to Steel Knotts & back to car. [with] Sue [weather] Beautiful dry, clear day. Slight cool breeze at times - Hardly anyone else about today.

John Tippins summited on April 13th, 2016 [from/via/route] Hartsop [with] Solo [weather] The day started sunny, but soon complete cloud cover, with outbreaks of sunshine. Not that windy on top, but occasionally chilly.

Jon Mapp conquered on August 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Part of walk C112 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Dreadful, constant rain & gusty wind on the tops, soaked to the skin - Missed off Bonscale Pike & will have to go back & do this on its own later.

Mark Davidson scaled on February 4th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Bit grim - low cloud & rainy. It was February though!

Michael Nolan walked up on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] c114

Adrian Sherriff climbed on September 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] c112

Clive Ward bagged on December 29th, 2015 [from/via/route] Howtown, Steel Knotts. Return via valley to Howtown. [with] Ben [weather] Showery. - See Steel Knotts

Richard Fulcher has hiked [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Dave Jobling [weather] Beautiful. Blue skies, hazy, little wind, no rain - c112

Anthony Scott summited on April 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] Howtown [weather] Perfect! Blue skies & warm - Combination of walks c112/c134 & c283. Would not recommend doing clockwise as ascent up Bonscale very steep.

Colin Egan conquered on April 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Continuation from High Raise, then descent over Gowk Hill & down into Martindale to John's car [with] My wife Faith and friends John & Jo Cocker [weather] Cold, very windy but sunny - Very disappointing end to a great day out on the High Street range, boring top with no clear summit. However it did not diminish the sense of achievement of cracking 8 fells in one day. Thanks especially to John & Jo whose help & 2nd car made it possible!!

Dave Eyes scaled on May 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked from carpark just after Howtown [with] Christine Eyes, Kath and Kevin Horry [weather] Dull Day - low cloud

John Nicholson walked up on April 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] c112 - Bonscale Pike & Wether Hill from Howtown. See Arthurs Pike for full detail

Charlie Housley climbed on March 7th, 2016 [from/via/route] The ridge walk from High Raise. [with] Daz, Candy and Roxy. [weather] Fabulous day. Lots of lying snow & a cloudless sky made this one of the best days on the fells.

Nick Dobson bagged on October 10th, 2015 [from/via/route] Martindale old church including Steel Knotts, Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Margaret Ralph & Ruby [weather] warm but cloudy

Tony Rogerson hiked on May 5th, 2010 [from/via/route] Angle Tarn Camp from Howtown [with] John [weather] High cloud

Victoria Bates summited on September 3rd, 2015 [from/via/route] c297 with Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill [with] Mark

Doug Martin conquered on March 12th, 2008 [from/via/route] Loadpot Hill [with] Fell walkers

David Fearn scaled on June 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Walked Route c112. from Howtown Hotel [with] Alone [weather] Rain & Low Level Cloud. - Walked from the Howtown Hotel, along low level path crossing Swarthbeck Gill ascended up the ridge via Arthurs Pike, Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill then onto Wether Hill reached Sunmmit in Heavy Mist. Continued on to complete Steel Knotts, then descended to The Howtown Hotel

Tracey Cowell walked up on June 16th, 2015 [from/via/route] St.Peter's church/Lanty's Tarn/Pikeawassa/Wether Hill/Fusedale Valley [with] solo [weather] Started off with drizzle & low cloud/mist then sunny/cloudy. Windy on summits.

Les Wrightson climbed on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] HOWTOWN C112 [with] WORK MATES [weather] DRY - NICE WALK

Christine Knowles bagged on June 13th, 2015 [from/via/route] Howtown, via Pikeawassa [with] Graham [weather] Cloudy

Craig Steeland hiked on April 20th, 2015 [from/via/route] From Howtown via Bonscale Pike & Loadpot Hill [with] On my own [weather] Warm, dry & sunny - Very quiet corner of the Lake District. Easy traverse from Loadpot Hill.

David Noble summited on March 31st, 2015 [from/via/route] Howtown [with] Jack [weather] 70mph plus winds, hail, rain, snow & some sunshine her & there what a day

David Baines conquered on May 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] Fusedale from Howtown. [with] Alone [weather] Bright & Dry but swirling mist on top. - Did this as a sponsored ridge walk between Wether Hill & Loadpot Hill. Not one of the best. Would be better visited on a good walk along the High Street ridge.

Simon Neilson-Clark scaled on October 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] Steele Knot & Loadpot Hill [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny Beautiful - Alex just at Uni so saw here Sat night so drove up 2 hours to Howton on Sat morning

Kevin Parnham walked up on September 19th, 2014 [from/via/route] Bonscale Pike [with] Jo - same route as Arthurs Pike & Bonscale Pike

Mark Cummins climbed on August 27th, 2010 [with] Sue, Tasha and Jess - Walk with Sue, Tasha & Jess. Very steep at start but worth the slog to the top of Bonscale Pike as the other three summits are achieved via an easy romp across the grassy ridge. Lovely day with a picnic at the top. Well earned pint of bitter when I got back to the caravan site.

John Almond bagged on August 4th, 2014 [from/via/route] go4awalk c112 Bonscale Pike & Wether Hill from Howtown - via Arthur's Pike, Bonscale Pike & Loadpot Hill [weather] lovely sunny evening

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

Harry Meijer summited on June 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] The Martindale Skyline [with] The Lake District Walker

Chris Bramley conquered on December 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] Howtown, loadpot hill [with] Jaqui, Blake, jan, Darren, Harry [weather] Cold misty - Straight up side of loadpot aggghhhh

Martin Hobson scaled on October 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] The Eastern Martindale Fells (GR 436192)

Wayne Baxter walked up on June 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Howtown, Arthur Pike, Bonscale Pike, Loadpot Hill, Wether Hill & Steel Knott Howtown [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy & sunny

Dale Verrall climbed on September 13th, 2012 [from/via/route] Pooley Bridge to Patterdale [with] Amber [weather] Wet & windy

Iain Taylor bagged on March 6th, 2011 [from/via/route] Nr Howtown (NY 43577 19207)

John Cave hiked on October 21st, 2012 [from/via/route] c-112 [with] Ann

Stephen Littlewood summited on June 10th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Howtown

Darren Mortimer conquered on November 27th, 2011 [from/via/route] Martindale [with] Dermot Palmer & Richard Johnson [weather] Sunny with gale force winds

Jenny Godfrey, Karen Lythgoe, Dale Sexton, David Hallam, Wendy Sockett, Jane Wilkinson, Melanie Dunn, Matthew Thomas, David Kelley, David Kelley, David Watson, Jo Dixon, Alan Fowler, Louise Sandwith, David Shaw, John Walter, Louis Smith, Raymond Barnett, Steven Woodroffe, Patricia Dilley, Gordon Lee, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Steve Frank, Jill Dean, Paul Booth, Mark Smith, Tracey Cordes, Rod Cove, Linda Mckeogh, Darren Gallagher, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Sarah Lowe, Libby Burns, John Cuthbert, Rob Barklamb, G Philpott, Patrick Buckland, Wendy Sockett, Stephen Millington, Chris Bede, Andy Nicholls, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Wether Hill.

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Wether Hill

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Harter Fell (Mardale) (far left), Nan Bield Pass, Rough Crag, Riggindale Crag, High Street, Kidsty Pike, High Raise (Mardale) Wether Hill and Wether Hill (South Top) from the cairn marking the high point on the Old Corpse Road (Haweswater)

Photo: Robert Hall (65)

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Rest Dodd (far left), The Nab (left), The Ramps Gill Valley, Wether Hill, Wether Hill (South Top) Keasgill Head, Red Crag, Raven Howe and High Raise (Mardale) (right) from Rampsgill Head

Photo: Andy Malcolm (235)

The ridge path between Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill

The ridge path between Wether Hill and Loadpot Hill

Photo: David Baines (20)

On Wether Hill (South Top)

On Wether Hill (South Top)

Photo: Mark Gardner (1)


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