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Name:Knott Rigg
Hill number:2465
Height:556m / 1824ft
Parent (Ma):2372  Grasmoor
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge,
Fellranger
(Tu,5,Dew,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 19741 18871
Summit feature:ground 1m W of small pile of stones
Drop:53m
Col:503m  NY200193  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 838 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Parking/start point) Newelands Hause - Buttermere Moss - Robinson - Littledale Edge - Hindscarth - Scope End - Newlands Church - Gillbrow Farm - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Knott Rigg - Newlands Hause.redbob20/09/2019
BackpackingAdventurers525/08/2019
MQ/DA/DNquartley20/07/2019
With JGCW04/06/2019
From Newlands Hause with DW, DS6, DS4 MYE and Rex dog. Ridge walk of Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crags and Aiken Knott. Down to Birk Rigg. Cloudless with no haze. Best day of the year on the fells so far!nukeboy112/05/2019
From Buttermere CP - Rannerdale Knotts - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Aikin Knott - Ard Crags - Ill Crag (Newlands) - Knott Rigg - CPscreeleep26/04/2019
From the car park with PeterInez19/04/2019
Straight up mainly grass path from plentiful parking at Newlands Hause. Sunny and dry with excellent visibily. A great ridge walk to Ard Crags.Hillsidenick25/03/2019
Solo. From Newlands Hause. Knott Rigg, Knott Rigg N top & Ard Crags.ADT28/02/2019
Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crags, Aikin Knottkeithouk17/02/2019
From Robinsonejjohnstone02/01/2019
Parked opposite moss force waterfall and headed straight up the path. Easy route no difficulties. with Richie.Zoe Little26/12/2018
Xmas 2018 Walk from Birkrigg Cottage - Ard Crags and Knott Rigg - Misty at the summitsJephcote8325/12/2018
From Ard CragsCyclistno124/12/2018
12 of 12 on first trip to the lakes in my motorhome including high snockrigg, whiteless pike, thirdgill headman, wandope, sail, crag hill, eel crag, force crag, ard crags, aikin knott, ill crag and knott riggThe-Z-Man09/12/2018
Parked in the Quarry near BirkRigg. Over Aitkin Knott, Ark Cragg and Knott Rigg. Down by Keskadale Farm. With FR and MVWBheinn10/10/2018
With NB. MVW from quarry car park. Warmest day in October for years. Return via Newlands church.Frank10/10/2018
with u3Aian499313/09/2018
From Ard Crags. Followed the fine ridge SW to the summit. Onwards to High Snockrigg. Solo.Man of Kernow131/08/2018
With Ard CragNicky29/08/2018
From Newlands Hause parking area. Knott Rigg, Ill Crag, Ard Crag, Aikin Knott then back and across the road up beside Moss Force (waterfall) to High Snockrigg and then Robinson.mart079706/08/2018
With Jules after High Snock Rigg on a very wet and gusty dayGrey Hare28/07/2018
Ascent 5IWC22/07/2018
Run from Newlands Passdavepeel12/07/2018
From Ard Crags as part of The Newlands Watershed walk (in reverse). Weather was very hot, I brought extra water but had to start rationing after Knott Rigg. Stopped for lunch near half between the summit and pass but noticed a tick on my backpack and another on the ground next to me... so finished lunch on the go. Onto Robinson.NorthernWayfarer08/07/2018
Scorching hot day, and the Fells deserted due to the England World Cup quarter final. From Little Town: Knott Rigg, Ill Crag and Ard Crag and Aikin KnottLazylizzie07/07/2018
Knott Rigg, Knott Rigg North Top, Ard CragsFell_wanderer11/06/2018
From leaving work and school on Friday we set off straight away to the lakes to set up camp at Thirlspot underneath Helvelyn. tent took 10 mins to set up so headed back into Ambleside for a chippy tea at Wallnuts. storm headed in but was nice and dry in the tent. on Saturday morning the storm had passed and was looking amazing. we set off to Newlands pass to Moss force waterfall. Absolutely stunning! from There we headed straight up. steep at fist but flattened out to an unexciting summit with great views and weather.Scotty 2 Hotty12/05/2018
eyenose07/05/2018
Little Town > Aitkn Knott > Ard Crags > I'll Crags(newlands) > Knott Rigg > Newlands Hause > High Snockrigg > Buttermere Moss > Robinson > Hindscarth > Dale Head > Dale Head Tarn > High Spy > High Spy North Top > Maiden Moor > Little Town Beautiful weather just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg06/05/2018
as part of GL3Djwbellarby01/05/2018
3rdAlaric24/04/2018
From Newlands - a nice easy hill!twg2712/04/2018
2nd time round with Kian his 1st wainwright from newlands hausecolinfielding27/03/2018
walk-ard cragsbabsjess22/02/2018
Knott rigg climbed following birkett almanacseanrtaylor9122/02/2018
From road up Rigg Beck, Birk Rigg and Aikin Knott to Ard Crags. Along ridge to Knott Rigg. Down via Keskdale Farm and returning to Rigg Beck.raymooremanx04/02/2018
From Ard Crags. With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave14/01/2018
Knott Rigg and Ard Crags from Newland Hause. Another short excursion with great views. Started off at dusk, finishing in the dark with some moonlight made this a memorable walk.Butty13/01/2018
Saturday walk with Harriers. Nice day, quite windy.cackleberry18/11/2017
LUUHC Rain, low wind, low vis on topsCallumS22/10/2017
Catbells, Maiden Moor with a detour to Bull Crag, High Spy with a detour to Blea Crag, Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson, Knott Rigg via High Snockrigg, Moss Force Waterfall & Newlands Hause finishing on Arg Crag dropping down to Rigg Beck then following the road to Rowling End Farm before urning off onto the public footpath to Skelgill then back to the car.Stu Percival26/09/2017
From Stair Robinson Knotts Rigg Ard Crags Scar Crags Causey PikeWifey201624/08/2017
Very hard long day today Robinson, knott Rigg, Ard Crags, Scar Crags & Causey PikeTobo196924/08/2017
With Ard Craggs from Rigg Beck.jpitches03/08/2017
Heavy Rain, very wetdentalchimp30/07/2017
From Newlands Hauselenman03/06/2017
Time approximate.Debconlin31/05/2017
Evening walk including Ard Craggs.jonesj231/05/2017
from Newlands Hausedavidsharpe2327/05/2017