Tagged: howgills

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Walking in the Howgill Fells

If you enjoy quiet walks in the hills, away from the sort of crowds you get in the Lake District, but still want to achieve high and remote walks, then you should consider the Howgill Fells. These are the rolling green giants you see to your right as you speed...

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Carlin Gill / Black Force Diversion

Anyone thinking of heading up Carlin Gill over the next few weeks should be aware that there’s a prohibition in place for the scramble/walk up the Black Force Waterfall. Apparently the British Mountaineering Council and Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have placed it off limits due to nesting birds, until...

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Walk Report: Fell Head & The Calf

Date: 22nd Aug 2009 Location: Howgills Distance: 11.0 miles Weather: Cloudy to start, becoming sunny, windy on top Ascent: 2800 feet Trig Points: 2: Time: 5 hrs 5 mins Yorks Top 30: 5: Fell Head, The Calf, Bram Rigg Top, Great Dummacks, Calders With: Alone Other Info: Free parking for...

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Yarlside – 2009-07-25

I decided to return to a route I did with Rambling Pete back in March, when the fells were under a couple of feet of snow – we’d not managed to ascend Yarlside because of the snow and ice, so I wanted to come back and bag a couple of...

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Walk Report: Green Bell

Date: 7th Feb 2009 Stats: 11.0 miles, 1800 feet Weather: Mostly bright, some cloud, windy on the tops, very cold Trig Points: 1: TP3475 – Green Bell Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Free parking on the street in Newbiggin-on-Lune, no toilets Summary: Newbiggin, Pinksey, Stwarth, Green Bell, Kensgriff, Little Randy Gill,...

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Walk Report: The Calf

Date: 4th Oct 2008 Stats: 8.5 miles, 2400 feet Weather: Rained all the way round, high winds, hill fog and bitterly cold on tops Trig Points: 2: TP6962 – Winder Hill, TP6361 – The Calf Yorks Top 30: 2: Calders, The Calf Other Info: Limited parking at church (SD 63387...

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Walk Report: Calf Top

Date: 5th Jan 2008 Stats: 12.5 miles, 2200 feet Weather: Grey and overcast most of the day, cold and windy on top Trig Points: 1: TP1875 – Calf Top Wainwrights: N/A Other Info: Roadside parking just down from the pub Summary: A short walk with no commentary I’m afraid Key...