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Whinlatter (Brown How)
517m (1697ft)

The North Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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(No. 161)

Walk Whinlatter (Brown How) walking UK Mountains in The North Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria, England

Whinlatter (Brown How) Summit

Photo: David Hayter

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Walk c183 Lord's Seat and Graystones from Whinlatter Forest Park

Lovely walk on some of the quieter fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 10ml (16km)
Ascent:3,039ft (926m)
Time:6.75hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 7 Icon (Hard)
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Walk c360 The Lorton and Wythop Fells from Whinlatter Forest Park

Long walk on some of the quieter fells

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Vital Statistics:

Length: 14.5ml (23km)
Ascent:4,703ft (1,433m)
Time:10 hrs
Grade:Walk Grade 9 Icon (Very Hard)

Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Whinlatter (Brown How) Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Whinlatter (Brown How)

Chris Mcmanus walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 26th, 2024 [from/via/route] Circular route [with] Joanne & Julie [weather] Sunny

Mr M A Blanchard climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 17th, 2024 [from/via/route] With all the mutts apart from Ted [with] Florence, Millie and Woodie [weather] Cold, bright

Sarah Gunn bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on March 31st, 2024 [from/via/route] Lord's Seat & Graystones from Whinlatter Forest Park [with] Martin Gunn - Missed out Barf

Clare Tait hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 13th, 2023 [from/via/route] Parked in Whinlatter visitor centre (lovely & well stocked with great food). Walked through the forest & out onto open fellside. A nice easy walk with much ascent completed in the car. [with] Charlie [weather] Cloud & damp. - Our no 88 Wainwright.

Geoff Hand summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 13th, 2023 [from/via/route] WalkC183. Lords Seat & Greystones from Whinlatter Forrest Park. Set out from Whinlatter Forest Park via Combe Beck & Beckstone Plantation & then popped out onto the hill & upto Barf. From here we followed the ridge onto Lord's seat. We stopped & had a coffee & a protein bar. Tess had a chewy sick & then onto Broom Fell. Nice run across the moor.See below [with] Tess (Jack Russell) [weather] Windy day with high cloud & sunny intervals. - We dropped down from Broom & then climbed upto Greystones, skipping over a couple of other bumps on the way. Down a very steep decent to the forest & then upto Brown How. finnished the walk over Whinlatter & down to the forest Park. Nice Cake!

Rob Prikanowski conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 5th, 2023 [from/via/route] c183 [weather] Sunny & warm.

Richard Fulcher scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on November 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked near the top of Whinlatter Pass on the side of the road. Walked back up the road about 150 yards before branching left up through one of the forest tracks. At the Gruffulo crossroads we turned sharp left & followed the track to a gate. Here we turned sharp right & climbed up to Whinlatter Top (East peak). We followed the path from here across to Brown How (West peak) where we sat in the wind shelter & had our sandwiches. We returned by the same path & diverted in the forest for a bit of variety & a cup of tea in the crowded cafe. [with] Jen [weather] Cold, wind gusting to 30 mph, a little rain & even less sunshine! Some great light for photography though! - A great ramble for a Sunday afternoon.

Christine Shepherd walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 2nd, 2010 [from/via/route] Walked from Whinlatter Forest park [with] On my own [weather] Hot & sunny - I just had time to bag this peak before going home after a great few days peak bagging. This was my 200th Wainwright. Climbed again on 12.06.21 using c183.Climbed again just up & down from the visitors centre on 12.11.22.

Ian Ashton climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 17th, 2022 [with] Jph

Paul Macey bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 29th, 2022 [from/via/route] C183 [with] Luke [weather] Sunny intervals/high cloud

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Whinlatter (Brown How)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (19)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Leaving Whinlatter Forest on route to Whinlatter (Whinlatter Top) and Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: David Hayter (225)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit cairn with Graystones in the distance

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit cairn with Graystones in the distance

Photo: Alan Wainwright (153)


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