The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England
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Andy Buxton walked up on November 1st, 1990 [from/via/route] Garburn Pass from Kentmere. Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts [with] Solo [weather] Cold, clear autumn day - Very enjoyable circuit of Kentmere
Andrew Johnson climbed on October 29th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Ted [weather] Sunny
Richard Marchant bagged 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 and Sour Howes. [with] On my own for this trip [weather] Dry and 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 hiked on April 28th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Henry. [weather] Clouds but with sunny breaks and clear visibility. Very warm when the sun was out. - Approach via Buck crag made a more direct ascent of Yoke for the start of this Lakeland classic.
Wayne Baxter summited on April 8th, 2019 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe, 7 peaks. Yoke, III Bell, Froswick, Mardale II Bell, Harter Bell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts. [with] Sue [weather] Sunny to start the walk but low cloudy for Mardale peak - What a great walk
Nick Dobson conquered on August 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] The Mortal Man in Troutbeck [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Started bright and sunny, but the clouds & mist appeared as we set off up Yoke - lunch at the summit in the mist before trekking along the ridge to Ill Bell then Froswick
Liz Sheerin scaled on May 25th, 2018 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Neil
Elaine Evans walked up on September 15th, 2018 [from/via/route] From holiday park at Troutbeck and onto Garburn Road, up to summit of Yoke, Ill Bell and then Froswick, returned via Hagg Gill, through the valley alongside Troutbeck Tongue. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Beautiful day to start with but low cloud and rain came in on the tops and stayed with us as we descended into the valley. - Missed out on the views due to the weather, just unlucky this time.
Craig Steeland climbed on August 4th, 2018 [from/via/route] From Limefitt bus stop in Troutbeck [with] With Sue [weather] Warm and partly cloudy with excellent visibility
Tracey Cowell bagged on July 15th, 2018 [with] Andrew Foster/Billy Foster/Pete Alexander/David Cushley
John Almond hiked on June 28th, 2018 [from/via/route] Solo walk from Kentmere Church - Garburn Pass - YOKE - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - High Street - Mardal Ill Bell - Nan Bield Pass - Kentmere - Wainwright 126 [weather] Very hot
Christina Lander summited on June 3rd, 2018 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe: Kentmere Village - Garburn Pass - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Village [with] Dick [weather] Dry day and very still with high cloud
Simon Myerscough conquered on October 8th, 2006 [from/via/route] C153 [weather] Low cloud, zero visibility to start - ok on descent, some sunshine
Andy Jakob scaled on August 12th, 2017 [from/via/route] from Kirkstone pass Inn to Staveley [with] AFWC Colin, Rory and Connor [weather] Rain in morning till 13.30 Low cloud but cleared to beautiful day on ascent of Froswick - Slow walking Rory held us back by at least an hour!
Colin Millar walked up on August 4th, 2017 [from/via/route] YHA Windermere Yoke Circuit [with] On my own (as usual) [weather] Grey and cold for August - a few sunny spells (very few) - View of Windermere was very grey - all day - even when I had some sun on me
Phillip Bulley climbed on July 6th, 2017 [from/via/route] Sallows and the Garburn Pass [with] Ruby. [weather] Cloudy. No visibility.
Dave Eyes bagged on October 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Wet and windy and no view
Chris Sheard hiked on October 30th, 2008 [from/via/route] Ridge up from Troutbeck [with] George [weather] Snowy and cold but lovely pleasant day - Dry snow on top powdery good walking
David Wand summited on March 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] Cold with small amount of snow and water part frozen
David Baines conquered on April 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] Via Sour Howes, Sallows, from Church Bridge [with] Alone [weather] Overcast, mild. - A good long day coming off Froswick down Scot Rake and back along Troutbeck Tongue to Church Bridge via Garburn Road.
John Tippins scaled on April 15th, 2016 [from/via/route] Church Bridge, Troutbeck [with] Solo [weather] The day started sunny, but soon after starting the walk it got cloudy and rained for a short while and was quite windy on top. It brightened later and was quite warm by mid-afternoon.
Colin Egan walked up on April 5th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck via the Garburn Road [with] My wife Faith [weather] Sunny day with some cloud, wind cold and strong on summit. - First of six fells to be bagged today. Long walk in but the benefit is that most of the altitude required is achieved on this first top.
Emily Sharratt climbed on October 8th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Kentmere via the Garburn Pass [with] James [weather] Lovely bright and a bit breezy - Part of the Greater Kentmere Horseshoe
Steve Cookson has bagged [from/via/route] c332 [with] gillie [weather] fair
Mark Davidson hiked on March 26th, 2003 [with] Alone [weather] Warm and sunny with huge views - just fantastic
Adrian Sherriff summited on September 12th, 2016 [from/via/route] c332
Andrew Joss conquered on August 29th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Barbara, Pippa, Mick and Benson [weather] Sunny
Christine Flitcroft scaled on September 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe [with] Sandra [weather] sunny windy mist and rain
Caroline Winter walked up on June 26th, 2016 [from/via/route] Kentmere, Garburn Pass, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick [with] Solo [weather] Warm, light SW breeze-14mph. Good views - 8am at Kentmere church-last car space ! Easy well trodden route, but bushed after yesterday's walking so I struggled.
Chris Robinson climbed on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck via Ill Bell, Sallows and Sour Howes [with] Emma [weather] Sunny
Jill Dean bagged on January 10th, 2016 [from/via/route] Mortal man [with] Grezzy [weather] Cold and windy
Charlie Housley hiked on January 4th, 2016 [from/via/route] Part of the Kentmere Round walk. [with] Daz and Jim. [weather] Poor. Lots and lots of low cloud all day, and despite the best efforts of the wind, it didn't get any better.
Tony Rogerson summited on March 7th, 2010 [from/via/route] Kentmere Horseshoe [with] John [weather] Temperature inversion - Snow under foot
Andy Gibbs has conquered [from/via/route] Ill Bell [with] Gav, Ed & Jake [weather] Cracking
Bay Wan scaled on September 7th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Kentmere, towards Thornthwaite Crag and down via Mardale III Bell, Kentmere classic circular. [with] Cocoa Pops (the dog) [weather] Misty and poor visibility. Sunny, clear and awesome views on 8/9/15. - Lots of Moorland, feels like a fairly flat walk, sure there were some great views but couldn't see anything :(. Did this walk again on 8/9/15 when it was sunny and clear and started the ascent by Hallow Bank Quarter up to Mardale III Bell and the down via Froswick etc. This is a much better ascent in my opinion but is a long slog for about 5 hours until you hit III Bell. Allow 7 hours for this circular.
Jon Mapp walked up on September 6th, 2015 [from/via/route] c332 [with] Suzzanné [weather] Glorious day, clear skies, warm and sunny - most of the route is easy to follow.
Kevin Parnham climbed on July 25th, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Jo [weather] Warm and sunny
Joanne Mcgawley bagged on June 26th, 2015 [with] Rich [weather] Warm - 11.22 miles
David Noble hiked on February 21st, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Jack [weather] Cold with light snow but good views
Mike Jackson summited on March 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Kentmere Round [with] Steve McAdam [weather] Cold but fine..
Leon Harvey conquered on March 8th, 2015 [from/via/route] c332 [with] Solo [weather] Cold and Windy
Phil Higgins scaled on February 4th, 2015 [from/via/route] Garburn en route to Ill Bell [with] By my ownsome [weather] Bright, cold winter's day with snow lying. - A run from Garburn, where I'd left my bike and then onto Ill Bell on this beautiful bright winter's day.
Marcus Bradshaw walked up on November 21st, 2014 [from/via/route] As part of Walk including Sour Hows, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Frosswick and Troutbeck Tongue (c332). We stayed at The Mortal man that night. [with] Marcus [weather] The weather was pretty good but ther wind was gale force in the saddle between the bigger peaks. - Sallows really is the worst Wainwright
Anthony Scott climbed on October 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere Church [with] Hayley [weather] Very windy, misty and rain - Where are we?
Darren Wilson bagged on October 5th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere, Yoke,Ill Bell, Froswick, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts [with] Mike
Jacqui Smith hiked on September 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere
Christine Knowles summited on September 6th, 2014 [from/via/route] Part of Kentmere Horseshoe [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful
Keith Eastman conquered on June 16th, 2014 [from/via/route] c332
Simon Neilson-clark scaled on May 30th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Mrs H [weather] Sunny - Large impressive hill on the return west side of the circuit
Bella Wella walked up on May 25th, 2014 [from/via/route] horseshoe [with] Paul
James Brocken climbed on February 23rd, 2014 [from/via/route] Kentmere
Steve Frank bagged on September 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Jackie Frank [weather] Windy
Clive Ward hiked on May 1st, 2010 [from/via/route] Kentmere Church, Yoke, Ill Bell, Nan Bield then down to complete circuit [with] Hazel - 1st May 2010. Another time - Aug 2009 on my own [weather] Lovely day, cold. Freezing at Nan Bield, N wind.
Martin Hobson summited on July 17th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere Round via Kentmere clockwise [with] Liam Leask, John Parkinson, Pete Mckevitt [weather] 24c warm and clear
Bill Rowlands conquered on May 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere Chruch [with] Jake the chocolate lab [weather] Clear in the valley at Kentmere, got progressively worse up top. Low cloud and rain. - Intention was to walk the horseshoe all the way around today but once I reached Ill Bell decided to turn around and go back as the weather was deteriorating very quickly.
Ann Davis scaled on June 4th, 2013 [from/via/route] kentmere, garbon start [with] andy [weather] sunny yay ;-)
John Nicholson walked up on April 17th, 2010 [from/via/route] C257 - see The Kentmere skyline from Kentmere
Harry Meijer climbed on April 26th, 2013 [from/via/route] The Kentmere Horseshoe,Kentmere Church [with] The Lake District Walker
Denis Hoyle bagged on March 3rd, 2013 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Danny [weather] High cloud - Snow and ice on tops
Iain Taylor hiked on December 23rd, 2011 [from/via/route] Hartsop (NY 41009 12992)
Mr Davison summited during June, 2010 [from/via/route] from kentmere [weather] sunny
Christine Shepherd conquered during August, 2004 [from/via/route] Walked from Kentmere [with] Rebecca and Will [weather] Dull at first then heavy rain - Bagged this again on 24.2.11 in misty conditions with my other daughter, Hannah.
Chris Bramley scaled on May 12th, 2012 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Janet [weather] Cold windy overcast
Stephen Littlewood walked up on June 6th, 2009 [from/via/route] from Troutbeck
Darren Mortimer climbed on November 13th, 2011 [from/via/route] Kentmere [with] Dermot Palmer & Richard Johnson [weather] Sunny with Mist
Andy Nicholls bagged on August 28th, 2011 [from/via/route] Troutbeck Bridge
Dale Sexton, Neil Heywood, Jane Wilkinson, Matthew Thomas, Daniel Wynn, David Kelley, Jenny Godfrey, David Kelley, Mr M A Blanchard, David Watson, Louis Smith, Tony Deegan, Jo Dixon, Simon Clark, David Shaw, John Walter, Claire Rigg, David Butterfield, Louise Sandwith, Daniel Cook, Patricia Dilley, Simon Duerden, Jonathan Tobin, Michael Nolan, Phil Clark, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Victoria Bates, Linda Mckeogh, Trevor Williams, Paul Henderson, Alan Davidson, Wendy Haycock, John Cuthbert, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, John Southward, Stephen Millington, Rob Barklamb, Jeanette Coward, Adam Shewry, Ray O'hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Yoke.
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