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Name:The Nab
Hill number:2577
Height:576m / 1890ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 43428 15197
Summit feature:cairn
Col:515m  NY434146  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:Wainwright and Birkett; ground 30m NE at NY 43440 15223 is lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 652 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Rest Dodd, then to Brock Cragsjd1626/07/2019
Parked in Martindale, up to Angle Tarn, over Buck Crag and Satura Crag, started raining and wind very strong and gusty, pushed on to Rest Dodd and down to The Nab. Not too boggy.Mark T21/07/2019
With JGCW16/07/2019
Descended straight down through the deer park following about 6 other people. Clear and obvious path with styles over walls and fences, Why are they still there if they don't want you to go that way. No warning signs until you get down through the park. Other walkers also were oblivious to this valley being a deer park. The signs say they prefer you to avoid the park but don't actually say you cannot go there. Saw more deer the day after on Place Fell.Craig6722/06/2019
From Martindale Winter Crag - Beda Fell - Heck Crag - Buck Crag - Satura Crag - Rest Dodd - The NabWayne Mac11/05/2019
From Rest Dodd with Damian & Alfie.Dangerous Dave22/04/2019
The final hill of six Wainwrights with John, Malin and Joel in blazing Easter Saturday sunshine. Not being able to take the easy route down to Martindale and having to walk the long way round is a tad annoying.Richard20/04/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins20/04/2019
Hartsop - Hayeswater - Rest Dodd - The Nab - Filter House - Hartsop. Incredibly windy. First time I've ever been knocked off my feet.MountainTerrier22/03/2019
Helen w29/10/2018
Lots of rutting activity around, brilliant!David Bell27/10/2018
from Hartsop via Rest Dodddavidsharpe2328/08/2018
Solo walk from Hartsop over The Knott, Rest Dodd, The Nab, Angletarn Pikes and Brock Crags. Weather overcast and drizzly with cloud over The Knott, Rest Dodd and Brick Crags. Windy! Descent from Brock Crags in mist.Andy8114/08/2018
Relatively easy going from Rest Dodd across the ridge after a dry summer, no bog issues at all.JulieB04/08/2018
Out and backCyclistno114/07/2018
Ascended from Rest Dodd. A few boggy sections but an easy route.Zoe Little17/06/2018
From HartsopWeather Prophet11/06/2018
andrew brown10/06/2018
Glorious evening walk from 'The Bungalow' before Simon did The Ullswater Way the next day. Beautiful sunny evening, but close with lots of bugs!Lazylizzie08/06/2018
With Rest Dodd - 50th Birthday weekendjpitches20/05/2018
No Lindsaytraceya8106/05/2018
Lisa L05/05/2018
With Jo Richardson and Liz Mckie on a day off from work. Wet day and a little cold.jonesj225/04/2018
From rest dodd the route over the clear Pete bog was clear, steep descent onto the nab then negotiate the bog the a mile or so walk to the top. great views from the summit, Myla enjoyed them so much she needed to take a dump and wipe her bum with grass...KIDS!! the route back was exactly the way we came because of the restrictions of the private land. was tough going getting back up Rest Dodd but from there all down hill and very easy!, stopped off and chilled on the beach at Hayeswater which was stunning and needed after a tough day. from there the straight forward path to the car for a night or IPA lamb sunday roast and a family film of Willow. Great day.Scotty 2 Hotty08/04/2018
Problem Child01/04/2018
Wil FR231/03/2018