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
3
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 (156th highest in England, 264th highest in England & Wales). The Calf is also classified as an English Marilyn (37th highest in England, 641st highest in the UK).

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, 275th highest in England & Wales).

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

Bram Rigg Top is Unclassified.

Along the way you will also bag Great Dummacks at 663m (2175ft). Great Dummacks is known as an Bridget. ; Fell Head (Howgills) at 640m (2100ft). Fell Head (Howgills) is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (151st England, 258th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (203rd highest in England, 351st highest in England & Wales) ; Bush Howe at 623m (2044ft). Bush Howe is known as an English Nuttall (227th highest in England, 393rd highest in England & Wales) ; Simon's Seat (Howgills) at 587m (1926ft). Simon's Seat (Howgills) is classified as an English Dewey (21st highest in England, 54th highest in England & Wales) ; Hazelgill Knott at 578m (1896ft). Hazelgill Knott is classified as an English Dewey (32nd highest in England, 73rd highest in England & Wales) ; Docker Knott at 530m (1739ft). Docker Knott is known as an Bridget. ; Linghaw at 499m (1637ft). Linghaw is known as an Bridget..

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

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

OS Landranger Map 9197 & 98
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


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

In no particular order . . .

Cross Keys and The River Rawthey valley from Pickering Gill below Great Dummacks

Cross Keys and The River Rawthey valley from Pickering Gill below Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (24)

Bram Rigg Top

Bram Rigg Top

Photo: Graham Fleet (17)

Sickers Fell, Rowantree Grains and Arant Haw from Calders

Sickers Fell, Rowantree Grains and Arant Haw from Calders

Photo: Graham Fleet (19)

The River Rawthey and Cross Keys from the lower slopes of Great Dummacks

The River Rawthey and Cross Keys from the lower slopes of Great Dummacks

Photo: Graham Fleet (23)

Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Photo: David Chesworth (1)

The trig point on the summit of The Calf

The trig point on the summit of The Calf

Photo: Christine Shepherd (686)

On the summit of The Calf

On the summit of The Calf

Photo: David Chesworth (2)

The Calf summit trig point

The Calf summit trig point

Photo: Graham Fleet (16)

Cautley Spout - the waterfall at the top of Black Force, Carlin Gill

Cautley Spout - the waterfall at the top of Black Force, Carlin Gill

Photo: Mike Knipe (110)

The Calf trig point

The Calf trig point

Photo: Christine Shepherd (134)


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