Walk c347 The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers

All the Howgills 2000ft'ers - in the easiest order


Route outline for walk c347:

- The Cross Keys  -   River Rawthey  -   Ben End  -   Yarlside  -   Kensgriff  -   Randygill Top  -   Bowderdale Beck  -   The Calf  -   Bush Howe  -   Fell Head (Howgills)  -   The Calf  -   Bram Rigg Top  -   Calders  -   Cautley Crag  -   Croonthard Brow  -   Cautley Holme Beck  -   River Rawthey  -   The Cross Keys.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

hewitt
5
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
6
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
1
English
Dewey
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
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 Fell Head (Howgills), 640m (2100ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (151st Eng, 259th Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (203rd Eng, 351st Eng & Wal); Yarlside 639m (2097ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (152nd Eng, 261st Eng & Wal), an English Nuttall (204th Eng, 353rd Eng & Wal); Bush Howe 623m (2044ft) - an English Nuttall (227th Eng, 393rd Eng & Wal); Randygill Top 620m (2034ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (167th Eng, 293rd Eng & Wal) and an English Nuttall (236th Eng, 409th Eng & Wal) and Kensgriff 574m (1883ft) - an English Dewey (36th in Eng, 80th Eng & Wal).


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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk c347 The Howgill Fells 2000ft'ers

In no particular order . . .

Looking North to West Fell and the Bowderdale Beck Valley from Randygill Top

Looking North to West Fell and the Bowderdale Beck Valley from Randygill Top

Photo: Graham Fleet (10)

Edmundbyers Common

Edmundbyers Common

Photo: Mike Knipe (67)

Yarlside from The River Rawthey near Narthwaite Farm

Yarlside from The River Rawthey near Narthwaite Farm

Photo: Mike Knipe (99)

The Calf from Bush Howe summit cairn

The Calf from Bush Howe summit cairn

Photo: Graham Fleet (12)

Green Bell from Kensgriff

Green Bell from Kensgriff

Photo: Graham Fleet (8)

On the summit of The Calf

On the summit of The Calf

Photo: David Chesworth (2)

The cairn on the summit of Calders

The cairn on the summit of Calders

Photo: Christine Shepherd (133)

*The Pap of Glencoe, The Three Sisters of Glen Coe, Meall Mor, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Sgorr Dhearg, Beinn a’ Bheithir and Sgorr Dhonuill from across Loch Leven

*The Pap of Glencoe, The Three Sisters of Glen Coe, Meall Mor, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Sgorr Dhearg, Beinn a’ Bheithir and Sgorr Dhonuill from across Loch Leven

Photo: Andy Malcolm (4)

The River Rawthey

The River Rawthey

Photo: Jez England (4)

The River Rawthey behind The Cross Keys near Sedburgh

The River Rawthey behind The Cross Keys near Sedburgh

Photo: Christine Shepherd (211)


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