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Name:Blea Rigg
Hill number:2470
Height:541m / 1775ft
Parent (Ma):2396  High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)]
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 30167 07834
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:11m
Col:530m  NY300078  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL6N OL7N
Observations:Wainwright summit; rocky knoll 80m WSW at NY 30079 07807 is c 3m higher
Survey:Abney level
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Grasmere, Helm Crag, Greenburn bottom,Calf crag, low white stones, High Raise, Sgt man, Blea rigg, Castle how, little castle how, Swinescar pike, Silver How, Grasmere. 14.5 miles.AvidSockWearer08/09/2019
With ASW. We climbed Helm Crag (405M), a detour down into the valley to find Greenburn Bottom, then back up to Calf Crag (537m), then continuing to the highest point of the Central Fells, High Raise (762m). From there we continued to Sergeant Man (736m), down to Blea Rigg (541m) and finally across to Silver How (395m), then back down into Grasmere.meltdiceburg08/09/2019
From Grasmere Silver How Lang How Blea Rigg Easdale Tarn and back via EasdaleNeilb15/08/2019
CathyEllie's Hills03/08/2019
With JGCW02/07/2019
Summit and Wainwright.PGCE22/04/2019
Loughrigg Fell - Silver How - Lang How - Swinescar Pike - Little Castle How - Blea Rigg - Low White Stones - Ullscarf - Standing Crag - Watendlath Fell - Shivery Knott - Armboth Fell - AF Birkett - High Tove - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - Walla Cragscreeleep21/04/2019
Trail: High Raise walk 1ianwkitson29/03/2019
From Grasmere to Silver How, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man, Coldale Head and Tarn Crag. Descended to Easdale Tarn and back to Grasmere.wombourne28/03/2019
Headed up from Grasmere to Easedale tarn. Took the path straight up to Blea Rigg. Easy grassy path with some rocky sections. Solo hike. sunshine dayZoe Little25/03/2019
Visited highest point first and then the cairn. With Alfie. Other high points on ridge also visited on the way westwards. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave23/03/2019
From New Dungeon Ghyll, Pike Howe, over to Stickle Tarn, Tarn Crag, Whitegill Crag, Blea Rigg, Great Castle How, Castle How Raw Pike, Little Castle How,Swinescar Pike and Lang How. A nice day keeping away from the half term crowds. And another chapter of Birketts Finished.nickywood123/02/2019
Loft Crag - Pike O' Stickle - Thunacar Knott - High Raise - Sergeant Man - Blea Rigg With Keeba, Duey and Manuelrobba_wag23/02/2019
With many friends from CUHWC: YHA High Close - Blea Rigg - Sergeant Man - High Raise - Calf Crag - Gibson Knott - Helm Crag - YHA High CloseMark Jackson16/02/2019
With ClareTeasyChris05/01/2019
Did from Grasmere past Easdale Tarn and up the slope to the left of the top. IMHO the top isnt the one with the Cairn on, according to my gps the rock to the W is 1m Higher. Then went on to Great and Little Castle How, and back to Grasmere past Blindtarn MossWayne Mac05/01/2019
With Leonie on a windy and chilly afternoon. Made it down in daylight too. :)jonesj209/12/2018
Woke up late for this one (07:07) so upo quick to get the traditional Maccies breakfast and off we headed to Grasmere. Parking in the village centre and heading down Easedale Road for Sour milk Ghyll. Lovely walk to the waterfalls down and along the river. After weeks of heavy rainfall the waterfalls were looking amazing Bec was in her element walking up past the falls before reaching the absolutley stunning Easdale Tarn. It was like being on a different planet. From here though is were is got hard and plans B and C where going to be needed. From the tarn the plan should have been to cross the beck to then head straight up tarn crags but because of the rainfall the normally easy stepping stones were under a foot of water. So we changed plan and lost Silver how and decided to go up Blea rigg around to Codale tarn and up to tarn crags. So off we went. It was very boggy and quite hard graft. Stopping for a hot chocolate just before the summit. At the top when another problem arose! Which Scotty 2 Hotty08/12/2018
Tarn Crag, Blea Rigg, Sillver How from Grasmere.lenman06/10/2018
With ramblers on loop taking in Blea Rigg, Silver How and Rydal Cave.SS23/09/2018
From Grasmere up by Easedale Tarn then up direct path to Blea Rigg. Followed ridge to Sergeant Man then descended over Codale Head and down by Broadstone Head then by Grasmere Common.SS15/09/2018
Silver How - Blea Rigg from Grasmere. Return via Easedale TarnJonathanConey08/09/2018
from sergeant man en route to grasmerekeenwalker05/09/2018
Gerry Charnley Round recce. 5th Ascent.IWC05/09/2018
With Sam in carrierIbby23/08/2018
Climbed up after placing controls at Lakes 5 DaysJK28/07/2018
From Grasmere with Manchester Hiking (Simon leading): Tarn Crag, Codale Head, Sergeant Man, Blea Rigg, Lang How, and Silver How. Sweltering hot, close day.Lazylizzie22/07/2018
From Grasmere via Codale Tarn and Tarn Crag.twg2709/07/2018
Light The Lakes 2018MGT6723/06/2018
Silver Howe, Blea Rigg, via Codale Tarn to Tarn Crag and back to car via Grasmere. Parked on roadside past High Close YHA. 9 hours.Nick13/06/2018
Lovely walk up from Grasmere via Easdale Tarn. Path from the tarn easy to miss (and then to lose!).MrChris198003/06/2018
From NDG via Stickle Tarn--Nice Langdale Pikeselectricratman21/05/2018
Ascent from Grasmere along Langdale Edge with ascent of Tarn Crag via Codale Tarn. Total distance = 10.85 miles with 866m of ascent in 6hrs 20 mins (Moving Time = 5hrs 13 mins) with average speed of 1.7m/h (2.1m/h Moving Average)pwhitaker_196617/05/2018
Moved the car from Stonethwaite after bagging Eagle Crag, Sergeants Crag & Ullscarf. Parked on the main road at Grasmere. Easdale Tarn, Blea Rigg, Sergeants Man, Coledale Head down to Tarn Crag. Easdale Tarn then back down to Grasmere.Stu Percival14/05/2018
avec Vilaine et DinaYanndroid08/05/2018
From Grasmere ascent of Silver How, via Allan Bank and Wray Gill. On to Blea Cragg via Lang How and Great Castle. Up to Sergeant Man and on to High Raise. Easterly down to Ash Crags to Tarn Crag. Contouring round to Broadstone Head, descent to Brownrigg Moss and ascent of Calf Crag, Round to Steel Fell and Dead Pike. Return to Calf Crag and along the ridge to Gibson Knott and Helm Crag. Descent to Lancrigg and return to Grasmere.raymooremanx14/04/2018
Dry overcast day with Tony and L. Circular walk from ODG carpark: Whitegill Ravine, Blea Rigg (Wainwright top), Sgt Man, Thurnacar Knott, Pike O' Stickle, Thorn Crag, Mark Gate and climbers' path under Raven Crag.Skip01/04/2018
Second round of Wainwrights. Circular walk from ODG carpark. Up Whitegill Ravine to Blea Rigg then Sgt Man, Thurnacar Knott, and Pike O' Stickle. Down via Mark Gate and the climbers' path under Raven Crag. Dry overcast day with Tony and Lindsey.Skip201/04/2018
Failed to sit for lunch at Wainright approved top.TeasyChris24/01/2018
Winters day with plenty of snow. Plus plenty others.Mountainhikes21/01/2018
From Grasmere https://wp.me/p8k0KU-xuLaurenExplores06/01/2018
In the Snow from Grassmere to silver HoweJephcote8327/12/2017
Wainwright baggingsimonshrewsbury26/11/2017
KeithByTheC26/11/2017
good walkhikester19/11/2017
Via stickle tarn, boring and boggy!DanGeere26/10/2017
with NB from GrasmereFrank25/10/2017
Grassmere - Easdale Tarn - Blea Rigg - Silver How - Grassmere. Collected all tops along the way. Fine weather. With FRBheinn25/10/2017
From Grassmere via Silver Howe.With my dog Tess. Turned wet and Misrable.Late startadrian34515/10/2017
Solosimon and co12/10/2017