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

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) and a Wainwright (No. ). The Calf is also known as an English Nuttall (156th in England, 264th in England & Wales). The Calf is classified as a Marilyn (37th highest in England, 635th highest in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Calders, 674m (2212ft). Calders is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (122nd highest in England, 207th highest in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. ). Calders is also known as an English Nuttall (163rd in England, 275th in England & Wales).

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

Along the way you will also bag Great Dummacks, 663m (2175ft) and a Bridget; Fell Head (Howgills) 640m (2100ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (151st Eng, 259th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (203rd Eng, 351st Eng & Wal); Bush Howe 623m (2044ft) - an English Nuttall (227th Eng, 393rd Eng & Wal); Simon's Seat (Howgills) 587m (1926ft) - an English Dewey (21st in Eng, 54th Eng & Wal); Hazelgill Knott 578m (1896ft) - an English Dewey (32nd in Eng, 72nd Eng & Wal); Docker Knott 530m (1739ft) and a Bridget and Linghaw 499m (1637ft) and a Bridget.


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Langdale (Howgills) from just below Docker Knott

Langdale (Howgills) from just below Docker Knott

Photo: Mike Knipe (65)

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)

Great Dummacks summit cairn

Great Dummacks summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (213)

The view from Cartmel Fell (Raven's Barrow)

The view from Cartmel Fell (Raven's Barrow)

Photo: Christine Shepherd (130)

The summit cairn on Calders

The summit cairn on Calders

Photo: Graham Fleet (18)

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)

Bram Rigg Top summit cairn

Bram Rigg Top summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (215)

Cartmel Fell (Raven's Barrow) summit

Cartmel Fell (Raven's Barrow) summit

Photo: Christine Shepherd (127)

Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Fell Head (Howgills) summit

Photo: David Chesworth (1)


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