Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge

Cumbria's finest waterfall - though few paths and the ascent up Carlingill Spout can be a little daunting


Route outline for walk c180:

Carlingill Bridge  -  The Howgills  -  Carlingill Beck  -  Screes of Black Force  -  Carlingill Spout  -  Blakethwaite Bottom  -  Docker Knott  -  Great Blea Gill  -  Simon's Seat (Howgills)  -  Langdale Beck (Howgills)  -  Hazelgill Knott  -  Bowderdale Beck  -  Bowderdale Head  -  Cautley Spout  -  Cautley Crag  -  Great Dummacks  -  Little Dummacks  -  Calders  -  Bram Rigg Top  -  The Calf  -  White Fell Head  -  Bush Howe  -  Windscarth Wyke  -  Breaks Head  -  Fell Head (Howgills)  -  Fell Head Scar  -  Linghaw  -  Knowles  -  Back Balk  -  Gibbet Hill  -  Carlingill Bridge  -  The Howgill Fells.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
2
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
1
Marilyn
Bridget
4
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is The Calf at 676m (2218ft). The Calf is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (117th highest in England, 199th highest in England & Wales) The Calf is also known as an English Nuttall (157th highest in England, 265th highest in England & Wales) and an English Marilyn (37th highest in England, 642nd highest in the UK). The summit of The Calf is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Calders at 674m (2212ft). Calders is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (122nd highest in England, 206th highest in England & Wales) Calders is also known as an English Nuttall (163rd highest in England, 274th highest in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Bram Rigg Top at 672m (2205ft). Bram Rigg Top is known as an English Bridget. Bram Rigg Top was demoted from a 'Nuttall' to a 'Bridget' in November 2016.

Along the way you will also bag:

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map OL19
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 97 & 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge

In no particular order . . .

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The view from Fell Head (Howgills) summit cairn

The view from Fell Head (Howgills) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (217)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The Howgill Fells from Cautley Spout

The Howgill Fells from Cautley Spout

Photo: Mike Knipe (39)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The River Rawthey valley from Great Dummacks

The River Rawthey valley from Great Dummacks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (212)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Cautley Crag, Cautley Spout, Yarlside, Cautley Holme Beck, and Cross Keys from Great Dummacks

Cautley Crag, Cautley Spout, Yarlside, Cautley Holme Beck, and Cross Keys from Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (21)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Cyclist (and bike) on The Calf trig point

Cyclist (and bike) on The Calf trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (135)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The Calf and Calders from Fell Head (Howgills)

The Calf and Calders from Fell Head (Howgills)

Photo: Graham Fleet (15)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The Calf trig point

The Calf trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (134)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Sickers Fell, Rowantree Grains and Arant Haw from Calders

Sickers Fell, Rowantree Grains and Arant Haw from Calders

Photo: Graham Fleet (19)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The summit cairn on Calders

The summit cairn on Calders

Photo: Graham Fleet (18)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Fell Head (Howgills) summit cairn

Fell Head (Howgills) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (218)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The Calf summit trig point

The Calf summit trig point

Photo: Graham Fleet (16)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The view from the summit of Lord's Seat (Whitbarrow Scar)

The view from the summit of Lord's Seat (Whitbarrow Scar)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (132)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - My walking buddy Tony on The Calf in The Howgills in late May!

My walking buddy Tony on The Calf in The Howgills in late May!

Photo: Billy Howson (1)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Yarlside from Bowderdale Beck in The Howgill Fells

Yarlside from Bowderdale Beck in The Howgill Fells

Photo: Mike Knipe (66)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Langdale (Howgills) from just below Docker Knott

Langdale (Howgills) from just below Docker Knott

Photo: Mike Knipe (65)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - *Arant Haw from (just below) Calders summit

*Arant Haw from (just below) Calders summit

Photo: Andy Malcolm (3)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Great Dummacks summit cairn

Great Dummacks summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (213)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The cairn on the summit of Calders

The cairn on the summit of Calders

Photo: Christine Shepherd (133)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - The cairn on Great Dummacks

The cairn on Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (20)

Walk c180 The Howgills from Low Carlingill Bridge - Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Photo: David Chesworth (1)


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