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Whinlatter (Brown How)
517m (1697ft)

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


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

Whinlatter (Brown How) Summit

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

Richard Fulcher walked up 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 climbed 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 bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 17th, 2022 [with] Jph

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

David Butterfield summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 3rd, 2022 [from/via/route] Scawgill Bridge [weather] Changeable

Richard Marchant conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 27th, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Scawgill Bridge & went straight up Graystones & continued North to Ling Fell. From here I dropped down in to Eskin & up on to Sale Fell then returned Southwards to Old Scales Farm & worked my way up on to Broom. Traversed to Lord's seat & a quick out & back to Barf. From here I went around Ullister Hill & up on to Whinlatter Top on to Brown How & back down to the car. [with] On my Own [weather] Dry Day with Hazy views early doors although it did become sunny & clear in the afternoon, but stayed cold all day.

Tim Winn scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on December 31st, 2021 [from/via/route] Glenridding [with] On my own. [weather] Wet & windy.

Claire Kirk walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on December 27th, 2021 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Visitor Centre [with] Alone [weather] Cold, low cloud

Iain Jones climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on May 25th, 2021 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest Park (Trail Run).

Kate Peacock bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on May 1st, 2021 [from/via/route] From Whinlatter [with] Sheila & Skye [weather] Decent weather for most of the walk. Mainly sunny with some cloud, avoided the rain & little wind. - First walk back after the winter & lockdowns & it felt good. We did Whinlatter summit & Whinlatter Top in case we had the wrong one. Great morning.

Michael Nolan hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 16th, 2017 [weather] Brilliant bright day!

Claire Murray summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on October 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Scawgill Bridge around Whinlatter [with] Vitor and Rita [weather] Cloudy but lovely - Lovely walk, easy going but took 7hrs

Christina Lander conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on October 17th, 2020 [from/via/route] Powter How - The Bishop - Barf - Lord's Seat - Broom Fell - Graystones - Whinlatter - Powter How [with] Dick [weather] Bright start, then in the clouds as we walked along the ridge, but then brightened up by lunch time - Quite a scramble up past The Bishop onto Barf, & then very steep down to Powter How at the end. Lovely walk.

Richard Marshall scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 27th, 2020 [from/via/route] From Car park near Whinlatter (Spout Force) [with] Bo & Roxy [weather] Warm Sunny

Darren Wilson walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 15th, 2020 [from/via/route] Sale Fell Ling Fell Whinlatter Brown How [with] Mike - Clear day good views

Richard Beardsley climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest Visitor Centre. [with] Paula and Andy. [weather] Hot sunny day. - Took route from the visitor centre at the same place as the walking trails. Followed easy directions from Whinlatter staff. Visited Whinlatter Top (525m) first then onto Brown How (517m) over slightly boggy ground. Fantastic views throughout. Reversed route back to the visitor's centre. Time took about 2hours.

Deborah Johnson bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on November 2nd, 2019 [from/via/route] Spout Force car park [with] Andy Beth and Ted [weather] Cloudy - Very windy

Adrian Howard hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 26th, 2017 [from/via/route] Scawgill Bridge car park

Andrew Johnson summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on February 28th, 2020 [from/via/route] Whinlatter visitor centre [with] Tom and Bow [weather] Cloudy, windy, rainy & snow on top. - Ted struggled as snow & ice built up on his legs. Eventually he refused to walk so I carried him down to the snow line.

Simon Boddy conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 14th, 2019 [with] HF Holidays [weather] Sunny but windy at the summit - My 150th Wainwright

Dave Eyes scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 9th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at Whinlatter visitor centre & walked to the summit of Whinlatter brown how then back through the forest to Barf [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Warm day - very over cast with low cloud. Drizzle in the air.

Chris Kent walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at the roadside beside Loweswater Lake, walked up to Darling fell, a bit of a scramble, then along the ridge to Low Fell. The view of the valley was very nice as was the ridge opposite Loweswater. Then across the tops to Fellbarrow before descending down to the Youth Hostel & back along the road. [with] Gary (brother) [weather] Windy, showery & chilling

Simon Myerscough climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 24th, 2007 [from/via/route] C183 [with] Martin [weather] low cloud, windy, mostly dry

John Tippins bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on March 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Whinlatter forest park [with] Solo [weather] Dull day, high cloud & good visibility. Some snow on the journey to the start but rest of the day snow-free. Clouds cleared later in the day to reveal a bit of sun.

Graham Coules hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 24th, 2017 [weather] Perfect

Derek Parkin summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on March 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Whinlatter car park [with] Lynn Parkin [weather] brezzy

Louis Smith conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 5th, 2017 [weather] Rain & mist

Chris Sheard scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on October 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Up from Visitor centre [with] Sue [weather] Weather fine but as usual closed in - Pleasant later cold wind - Sue really is a good walker

Wayne Baxter walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Whinlatter car park, Whinlatter, Greystones & Whinlatter car park [with] Sue [weather] Cloudy andt warm

Leon Harvey climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on January 29th, 2017 [with] Solo [weather] snow

Mark Davidson bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on March 17th, 2005 [with] Mike [weather] Grey & low cloud

Anthony Scott hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Whinlatter forest visitors centre [with] me [weather] grey cloud, 14 degrees - Is this the easiest Wainwright?! Only took 30 minutes up.

Nick Dobson summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] Whinlatter visitor centre [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] bright but cloudy - Ralph required a hose down at the caravan after rolling in something not pleasant on the fells.

John Almond conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Whinlatter Visitor Centre - Bagged Binsey, Sale Fell & Ling Fell earlier in the day!

Victoria Bates scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] Whinlatter visitor centre [with] Mark [weather] Misty & cool

Jon Mapp walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] C183 [with] Suzzanné, Caroline and Robin [weather] Good clear day not too warm - drizzle at the end - great views - At the end of the walk through the forest to Whinlatter the path seems to have changed - no clear route to the top.

Elaine Evans climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 28th, 2015 [from/via/route] From roadside on Whinlatter Pass [with] Sue [weather] Fine & dry - Somehow we'd missed this one so kept it for a day when limited for time.

David Noble bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on April 18th, 2015 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Forest [with] Jack [weather] Sunny

Tracey Cowell hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on January 31st, 2015 [with] sister [weather] Snow on ground & cloudy

Clive Ward summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on November 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whinlatter near visitor centre [with] Ian & Gill, Conrad & Hillary, Glen, Pete, Nigel [weather] Fair, overcast - First of Ian & Conrad's last two Wainwrights. First part of two legs. Went on to do Castle Crag & others.

Kevin Parnham conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on November 3rd, 2014 [from/via/route] From bottom of ahi latter pass via Barf [with] Jo [weather] Showery day getting gradually worse - Tired by the time we reached here & had to negotiate forestry in the dark

Angela O'neill scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Pass [with] John [weather] Hot & Sunny - with a dislocated finger! But easy climb.

Joanne Mcgawley walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 6th, 2014 [with] Rich [weather] Warm - 10.81 miles

Phillip Bulley climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 6th, 2014 [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Sunny

Keith Eastman bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 11th, 2014 [from/via/route] c183

Harry Meijer hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on June 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] Above Whinlatter [with] The Lake District Walker

Gill Watson summited Whinlatter (Brown How) during October, 2010 [from/via/route] from lords seat [with] Gill

Darren Mortimer conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Whinlatter Pass [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Warm & very windy

Tony Aspden scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on May 17th, 2010 [from/via/route] From Lorton [with] Andy [weather] Sunny

Jacqui Smith walked up Whinlatter (Brown How) on March 24th, 2013 [weather] snow & freezing winds

David Short climbed Whinlatter (Brown How) on February 18th, 2013 [from/via/route] Whinlatter visitor centre [with] own [weather] Excellent

Dale Verrall bagged Whinlatter (Brown How) on August 29th, 2010 [from/via/route] Bassenthwaite - Walk number C183 [with] Rachel [weather] Sunny but windy

Martin Cowell hiked Whinlatter (Brown How) on February 20th, 2013 [with] Suzanne [weather] Cold, dry & sunny

Charlie Housley summited Whinlatter (Brown How) on July 4th, 2012 [from/via/route] Parked up at Whinlatter Forest park & took the forest path up above Whinlatter Crag. [with] Solo. [weather] Changeable wih some low cloud. Humidity about 55% though making it quite warm.

Lisa Cooke conquered Whinlatter (Brown How) on May 5th, 2012 [from/via/route] whinlatter [with] alan [weather] NICE

Christine Knowles scaled Whinlatter (Brown How) on September 24th, 2011 [from/via/route] Whinlatter car park [with] Graham [weather] Rain

Andrew Martin, Clare Houlihan, Jane Wilkinson, Jenny Godfrey, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, David Watson, Trevor Longman, Robert Maclean, David Shaw, David Hickin, Elaine Grayson, Louise Sandwith, David Buttress, Pam Armstrong, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Adrian Roberts, Raymond Barnett, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, John Cuthbert, Patrick Buckland, Stephen Millington, Andy Nicholls, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and John Southward have all walked, climbed & bagged Whinlatter (Brown How).

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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)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Skiddaw from Whinlatter (Brown How)

Photo: Jayne Morriss (4)

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Whinlatter (Brown How) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (19)

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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