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Name:Combe Door Top
Hill number:2431
Height:676m / 2218ft
Parent (Ma):2359  Scafell Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Nuttall, Synge, Buxton & Lewis
Grid ref:NY 25332 10886
Summit feature:small cairn on outcrop
Col:658m  NY252108  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL6N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 376 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Lakes Seatoller trip day 2gavopeo02/07/2019
From Seatoller carpark with Hiking Manchester. Scramble ascent via Aaron Crags: Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright Top), Seathwaite Fell (Great Slack), Esk Pike, Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara (all tops)Comb Head, Comb Door Top, Dovenest Top, Rosthwaite Cam, Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot). Lovely spring day, perfect clear conditions.Lazylizzie12/05/2019
Parked in CP in Seatoller at 24550 13809, back along road to bridge, up track then path to Thornythwaite Fell and continued a circuit of Coombe Head, Coombe Door Top, Dovenest Top, Rosthwaite Fell and Bessyboot before a steep descent.clivevilla24/04/2019
Thornythwaite Fell NNE Top > Thornythwaite Fell > Glaramara North Top > Glaramara > Combe Head > Combe Door Top > Combe Gill Top > Dovenest Top (Dovenest Crag) > Rosthwaite Fell (Rosthwaite Cam) > Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot from GR: NY 24943 13489ronaldo33301/12/2018
From Dovenest Top, on to Combe Head.Wycombe Wanderer27/10/2018
from Seatoller with Marin and Frank on a very warm day, High House tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top,Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite FelLou19/05/2018
From Seatoller with Martin and Lindsay on a warm sunny day taking in Allen Crags High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top,Dovenest Top and Rosthwaite Fell.knarf19/05/2018
with CBHLittledave23/03/2018
From Thornythwaite with FR in soft snow. Thornythwaite Fell, Combe Door, Dove nest top,Rosthwaite Fell,Bessy boot.Bheinn07/02/2018
With NB from Thorneythwaite Farm CP circuit of Coomb Door and Bessyboot. Sunny cod and snow underfoot.Frank07/02/2018
Solo. Down from Combe Head. Birketts 2nd round.Dangerous Dave09/12/2017
5 of 6 today. Dont think I've ever had a bad day in the lakes until now terrible weather all day and the drive up took 4 hours compared to the usual 2. Never mind there's always next timeThe-Z-Man06/11/2017
25km circuit from Seathwaite Fell to Scafell Pike and back via Glaramara ridge to BessybootMrD09/08/2017
From Glaramara. On to Coombe Head.Eddie29/07/2017
TD & CThis Dog23/07/2017
Weather forecast good and did not disappoint. Parked at Stonethwaite and went up onto Bessyboot and along the Glaramara range. Skirted round Allen Crags and along the Seathwaite Fell tops. 12 tops 7 1/2 hours. More ascent than I anticipated but hey ho no pain no gain.Mark T28/05/2017
Bob & DukeDukeNukem28/03/2017
with Andy from seatoller great views perfect daycolinfielding27/03/2017
Around from Combe Head before heading down to Dovenest. Great views on a glorious day.bevandy11427/03/2017
4 of 5 hills on a short round from Borrowdale hosrel. From Dovenest Top, on to Thornythwaite Fell. Nice rounded rocky outcrop for a summit.jonglew07/03/2017
bessyboot, glaramara, allen crags, seathwaite fell, base brown, green gable, brandreth, grey knotts, fleetwith pike and all tops in between from seatoller cp.robertphillips17/06/2016
Parked at Stonethwaite, through Chapel Farm and up Combe Gill, Bessyboot, Rosthwaite Fell, Dovenest Top, Combe Door, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads and back down over Thornythwaite Fell.Chipstertrain23/04/2016
Solo as part of Langstrath horseshoeAimless Rambler01/10/2015
Stomethwaite Stanger Gill Combe Door Top Combe Head Glaramara Alllen Crags Esk Hause Esk Pike Bow Fell North Top Bow Fell Ore Gap Angle Tarn Langstrath StonethwaiteAndy Hirst14/09/2015
Solo - A long day from Stonethwaite to Bessyboot-Roshthwaite Fell - Glaramara - Allen CragsShutterlag05/08/2015
With Dave from Borrowdale Hostel, doing Bessyboot and all Nuttalls on the Rosthwaite Fellsstevem7626/06/2015
Yes, care needed to get to this one from Combe Head as there are crags in the way. Looped around them and arrived safely.Father Ted16/06/2015
Belles Knott, Sergeant Man, High Raise, Tongue Head, Allen Crags, Red Beck Top, Glaramara, Combe Door Top, Dovenest Top, Rosthwaite Fell, Bessyboot.keithouk10/05/2015
poor weatherbardolph28/10/2014
Loop from Seathwaite: up to Esk Hause and along the ridge from Allen Crags to Rosthwaite Fell. The last 4 tops were new to me and well worth an explore. Brilliant day with clear views in all directions.ruthatlast14/10/2014
Ascent via Combe GillThe Playful Pig21/09/2014
Borrowdale YHA - Seathwaite Fell - Great End - Allen Crags - Glaramara - COMBE DOOR - Rosthwaite Fell (Bessyboot)- Borrowdale YHAeviljeff924/07/2014
Seathwaite- Styhead tarn- Sprinkling tarn-Esk Hause- Allen Crags- Glaramara- Rosthwaite Fell. 'Bessyboot'- Combe gill- Thornythwaite farm- Seathwaite. Cloudy on Glaramara. Walked with sis, 8h.Daisy Dee13/07/2014
From Seatollerrb15/06/2014
13 tops in a day without too much exersion, 11 are Nuttals and the other 2 are Wainwrights - where else can you do that? Seathwaite, Seathwaite Fell (Wainwright) (leave the Sty Head path 300m after the waterfall plantation up a grassy break between the rocks) Seathwaite Fell (Great Slack), Seathwaite Fell (South Top), the beguiling Sprinkling Tarn, Allen Crags, High House Tarn Top, Red Beck Top, Looking Steads, Glaramara, Combe Head, Combe Door Top, Dovenest Top, Roshthwaite Fell, Rossthwaite Fell (Bessyboot).ijpowell30/05/2014
Seatoller - Borrowdale -> Rosthwaite Fell - Bessyboot -> Rosthwaite Fell [Rosthwaite Cam] -> Dovenest Top [Dovenest Crag][Stonethwaite Fell] -> Combe Door Top -> Comb Head -> Glaramara - Looking Steads -> Red Beck Top [Glaramara South Top][Lincomb Head - Glaramara] -> High House Tarn Top [High House - Allen Crags] -> Allen Crags -> Esk Hause -> Ill Crag -> Scafell Pike -> Seatoller - Borrowdalebriandiggle24/03/2014
From Seathwaite via Combe DoorAnduril09/06/2013
Thornythwaite Fell - Combe Head - Combe Door Top - Dovenest Top - Rosthwaite Fell.ronaldo33301/04/2013
Up from B5289 via Tarn at Leaves and Rosthwaite Fell, Dovenest Top and and then on Combe Head and down to Thorneythwate Farm. Lots of snow.tsharp18/03/2013
Visited after Combe Head - yet another top tricky to get down from in the wet weathercitygent23/08/2012
Hard work after a fortnight sunning in Italy. Up Bessyboots then along the ridge. Saw nobody until Glaramara (a dissappointment as a hill). Did Seathwaite Fell on the way back so although slow, still functioning!SS11/08/2012
Seathwaite – Stockley Bridge – Seathwaite Fell – Seathwaite Fell S. Top – Sprinkling Tarn – Wind shelter below Esk Hause – Allen Crags – High House Tarn Top – Red Beck Top – Looking Steads – Glaramara – Combe Head – Combe Door Top – Dovenest Top – Rosthwaite Fell – Tarn at Leaves – Down path to right of Rottenstone Gill – Cross Combe Gill – Path/road/track to Seathwaite. (PM)gerrybowes21/07/2012
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave02/06/2012
Climbed solo from Seathwaite via Bessyboot, Rosthwaite Fell and Dove Nest Top. Continued to Combe Door Top, Combe Head, Glaramara, Looking Steads, Red Beck Top, High House Tarn Top and Allen Crags before returning via Grains Gill.dhbond10/04/2012
Part of the Nuttals route taking in all the topsrobert26/03/2012
Seathwaite Farm > COMBE DOOR TOP exposed rock topped with a couple of stones > Combe Head > Glaramara > Looking Steads > Lincomb Head > High House > Allen Crags > Seathwaite Fell ( S Top > Great Slack > aw summit) > Seathwaite FarmTony Hartry II22/03/2012
Solo, from Thorneythwaite Farm, into comb on path and clockwise circuit of rosthwaite>doves nest>coombe door>coombe head and thornthwaite fell - thick mist and wet underfootnordicstar26/02/2012
rosthwaite fell to allen crags and everything inbetween.crax7314/01/2012