|Area:||Lake District - Southern Fells|
|Classification:||Wainwright, Birkett, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP|
(also Fellranger, Synge, Sim, and Tump)
|Maps:||OL6(N) Explorer or 89, 90 Landranger|
|Grid Ref:||NY236075 Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km|
|Summit:||rib of rock with small cairn|
|Notes:||rib of rock 4mNE is as high; large cairn 30m NE at NY 23671 07527 is lower|
|Daylight:||dawn 06:21, sunrise 06:57, sunset 19:14, dusk 19:49|
Situated between Bowfell and the Scafells at the head of Langdale this remote position gives fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. Far from the road any ascent of its rocky summit is a strenuous task.
Why not try walking up this hill using one of our walks:
Other walkers registered on our site who have already walked up this hill include: 147matt, @woody, adgl, AGJ64, ahampson, alanm9, Andy Duff, anthbowles, atessa, awall, bally6872, beckylindeman, beth, Bilberry, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x10), Carolwildbird (twice), charlottegetsaround, chloealina, chrisfry35 (x7), Cowles, DANE2766, darrendixon, Darrenh, Daver64, davew, Daz Graham, digby, DJSibbald, domusmantell, dsutton101, DukeNukem, DuncanG22, Econ, Ejuk, fellwalker68, fizzerfox, gallowshill (twice), Gary Stanley, GaryR, gbh (twice), gerard.hurst, gilly_3886, Ginty, GraemeLackford, Hannahfw, Harter hod carrier, hhampson, hillbilly, Howdo, iggsypoo, Ivesylew, James48, JamieL, jegger, JimRiley, JulesMC, Kanianne, King of the Tops (twice), Lakeviewlad, Lancashire Lad (x3), lludwinski, Luly (twice), Mags763, mariablky, MarjWatson, markhallam, Mikew92, motley 55 (x3), munrobracket, navdave (twice), neil_h, Nottspanther, On The Rivet, pah800, PaulG1952 (twice), peterb, Peterfishwick, RuslandRambler (twice), samross, ScoutScarShuffler, sgrice56, email@example.com, Smoo1610, Spacemonkey, springfishblue, Stephenmshanks, Steve18566, steve71, StevetheRover, Stoney, Strangerclur, Susanna, Sylwia J Kociemba (twice), ThinArthur, vinmac, Wayne-1977, firstname.lastname@example.org, wolfgangb, wrowlands3, and yorkmunrobagger.
In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:
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