|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 05:10, sunrise 05:51, sunset 20:41, dusk 21:22|
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: Tirama, samross, adgl (x3), buffer, DukeNukem (x3), PaulG1952 (twice), SheepFarmer (x3), Gary Stanley, leedrich, goth_angel, Hannahfw, Danrobinson, Stephenmshanks, Boss_keloid, jtrslade, ja5ca, steve71 (x4), gallowshill (x7), bentonrambler, eclipseandy, Suecash, tiamaria, hillbilly (x3), domusmantell, DANE2766 (twice), Strangerclur (x4), firstname.lastname@example.org (x3), Sylwia J Kociemba (x4), Tabber (twice), Ninjaman19, Paperballpark, TONYL31, Drhelenward, RogerFells, gilly_3886, Cydonia (twice), NigelMall, peterb (x3), benbrewins, Gillian7660, leetim206, Andrew McKillop, DuncanG22 (twice), Spacemonkey (twice), Claren, Clarky214 (x3), Smoo1610 (x3), rlh1, Steaallan, frothyraptor, mattmanutd, lfaulder, mrjbrister, motley 55 (x5), windridge (twice), vinmac, john09cw, On The Rivet, Stewart Sanderson, Biscuits17, spookyfish, drsylvester68, Dunkman, Daniel278, killie, fizzerfox, JamieL, daleheadged, Chris the rambler, jplyons (twice), gill4rolo, CarlandHay, budgie, Mikew92 (twice), CARLOS (x13), ThrowerBell, Ginty (x3), Ejuk, Slock, AGJ64, bert, wolfgangb, koczur (twice), jegger (twice), walsh581, Jennie, livebox, Mum2LittleDove, Susanna (x4), beth (twice), StevetheRover (x4), i2am2no2man (twice), Andy Duff, GraemeLackford, Shortnick (x3), Steve1607, chipshot, ThinArthur, Westcoasthiker , Offtomorrow, digby, Lancashire Lad (x9), James82 (x4), s.lee90, Jesspeace (twice), gbh (x4), trina, macca69 (x5), Drpjohnston (twice), email@example.com, Kingskerswell, DG123, gerard.hurst, wak, springfishblue, Steve18566, cejackson1951, Rosehip, and Steve Britton.
In our forum you can read the following walk reports which include this hill:
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