|Area:||Lake District - Eastern Fells|
|Classification:||Furth, Wainwright, Birkett, Marilyn, Hewitt, Nuttall, and HuMP|
(also Sim, County Top - Historic, Fellranger, Synge, and Tump)
|Maps:||OL5(S) Explorer or 90 Landranger|
|Grid Ref:||NY342151 Hills nearby: 5km 10km 20km|
|Summit:||cairn near stone shelter - photos|
|Notes:||trig point is slightly lower|
|Daylight:||dawn 03:39, sunrise 04:35, sunset 21:50, dusk 22:47|
The highest peak on the fabulous north - south ridge stretching from near Ambleside to Thelkeld. Breaking the craggy east side are the ridges of Striding Edge, and Swirrel Edge which drop down to Glenridding and Patterdale. The west drops gently down to the picturesque Thirlmere reservoir.
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: adgl (x3), AGJ64, albee23, Andrew McKillop, Andy Duff, awall, beckylindeman, benbrewins, bentonrambler, bert, beth (twice), Biscuits17, Boss_keloid, bryanatk, budgie, buffer, CarlandHay, CARLOS (x13), cejackson1951, CEW (x6), chipshot, Chris the rambler, chrisfry35 (x8), email@example.com (x3), Claren, Clarky214 (x3), clmyers, Cydonia (twice), daleheadged, DANE2766 (x3), Daniel278, Danrobinson, Dave Martin, demig, DG123, digby, DJSibbald, domusmantell, Drhelenward, Drpjohnston (twice), drsylvester68, DukeNukem (x3), DuncanG22 (twice), Dunkman, eclipseandy, Ejuk, elbog_20, fellwalker68 (x3), fizzerfox, frothyraptor, gallowshill (x7), Gary Stanley, gbh (x4), gerard.hurst, gill4rolo, Gillian7660, gilly_3886, Ginty (x3), goth_angel, GraemeLackford, griff44, Hannahfw, hillbilly (x3), Howdo, i2am2no2man (twice), ja5ca, James82 (x4), JamieL, jegger (twice), Jennie, Jesspeace (twice), JMCM, john09cw, jplyons (twice), jtrslade, killie, Kingskerswell, koczur (twice), Lancashire Lad (x10), lancasteruk, leedrich, leetim206, lfaulder, livebox, macca69 (x5), mattmanutd, mike palmer, Mikew92 (twice), motley 55 (x5), mrjbrister, Mum2LittleDove, NigelMall, Ninjaman19, Nottspanther, Offtomorrow, On The Rivet, pah800 (twice), Paperballpark, PaulG1952 (twice), peterb (x3), Peterfishwick, rlh1, RogerFells, Rosehip (twice), RuslandRambler (twice), s.lee90, samross, SheepFarmer (x3), firstname.lastname@example.org, Shortnick (x3), Slock, Smoo1610 (x3), Spacemonkey (twice), spookyfish, springfishblue, Steaallan, Stephenmshanks, sterushton, Steve Britton, Steve1607 (twice), Steve18566, steve71 (x4), StevetheRover (x4), Stewart Sanderson, Strangerclur (x4), Suecash, Susanna (x4), Sylwia J Kociemba (x4), Tabber (twice), ThinArthur, ThrowerBell, tiamaria, Tiff18, Tirama, TONYL31, trina, ukhpr (x5), vinmac, wak, walsh581, Westcoasthiker , windridge (twice), and wolfgangb.
In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:
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