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Name:Nabs Moor
Hill number:2606
Height:493m / 1617ft
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:Wainwright Outlying Fell
Grid ref:NY 50341 11103
Summit feature:small boulder on rock outcrop
Col:491m  NY503111  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
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Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 149 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Tailbert followed footpath into Swindale via Trussgap Brow. On to Swindale Head and Dodd Bottom. Ascent of Nabs Moor and on to Howes. Descent in Mosedale, crossing Mosedale Beck and climb of Ulthwaite Rigg. On to High Wether Howe, Fewling Stones, Seat Robert, Great Ladstones and Langhowe Pike. Descent back to car via track over Ralfland Forest.raymooremanx22/06/2019
A circuitous walkk from the parking area in Swindale near Truss Gap. Taking inLanghowe Pike, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, High weather howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor and Howes. A beautiful sol day in perfect wandering weather.Shutterlag13/05/2019
From dam car park a round of Great Ladstones, Langhowe Pike, Glede Howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor, Howes, High Wether Howe and Seat Robert.rhalstead24/12/2018
AW's outliers last top of seven on a 12 mile walk from Swindale, route Langhowe pike, Great ladstones, Seat Robert, High weather howe, Fewling stones, Howes and Nabs moor.WAYNE ROWLETT20/05/2018
added to wet sleddale walk before wading back across the beck to do scam matthew solocolinfielding19/05/2018
Up from Mardale Head car park. Across from Howe after the 2 Branstree tops. Doubled back to bag Selside Pike before dropping down to the road via Brown Howe. Nice little circuit of 6 hills.jonglew13/01/2018
WOs 110 and 111; Bs. 94. Last day at Shap and rain forecast for p.m. Dropped and picked up at Swindale Head and followed W's route up the Nab and Howes but returned by the same route as wanted to fit in the Birkett Brown Howe via the corpse road as had to omit it on the Naddle horseshoe walk through exhaustion. Made it 30 mins. before rain started.BURGESS16/08/2017
W Jenx and Bryher from limited parking at Truss Gap. Along lane to Swindale Head then fine old track up past Hobgumble Gill and steep up onto Nabs Moor. Pathless then to Howes and the NE Top of Branstree. Motorway line then to Selside amidst increasingly heavy showers before descending the Old Corpse Road back to Swindale Head and car. A Sunday and not a soul seen, who says the Lakes is crowded?nordicstar30/07/2017
From Truss Gap. A very quiet valley. Made a good circular route.jenx30/07/2017
My penultimate WO, on to Knipescar to completebardolph25/07/2017
Up from Swinside by main drag until on top of the crags. On to Howes. Easy in summer.Eddie25/06/2017
Walked into Swindale from the courtesy CP and did the circular walk over Nabs Moor & Howes, returning down 'The Forces' - waterfalls of Mosedale Beck/Swindale Beck. Weather very good with light cloud and lovely views. Snow on the tops.falunty30/11/2016
From Fewling Stones. Knee deep river crossing more like being in the wilds of Scotland. On to Howes.Wycombe Wanderer23/08/2016
Walked on my own from the Swindale Road using Wainwright's Outlying Fells. Sunny and very warm.flockwatcher02/06/2016
Last and number 11 tops of the day with GB. From 522143 with good parking in a general anticlockwise direction covering 10.38 miles and taking a sedate 6 and a quarter hours.bolton31/05/2016
Included in a walk in DRY conditions along the lumpy ridge south of Swindale. Large parking area at NY52146 14232 – Road to Swindale Foot, along PRW & then up to ridge NE of Langhowe Pike – SW along ridge to Nabs Moor, bagging 7WO, 1B & 3 Sy along the way – Bridleway down to Swindale Head & then pleasant 2.6km road walk back to car. (PM)gerrybowes31/05/2016
From Swindale Foot.Nabs Moor and Howes on mainly overcast and breezy day.Not clear why AW chose the first one!With Oscar.catman11/09/2015
With Catman.oscarrosie11/09/2015
Swindale Foot - Swindale Head - NABS MOOR - Howes - Mosedale - Forces Fall. Lovely fresh sunny morning.citygent25/08/2015
Ascended via Hobgrumble Gillrb01/05/2015
From SwindaleDavid Gradwell01/05/2015
From Haweswater car park. Branstree, Branstree NE top, Howes, Nabs Moor, Selside Pike and Brown Howe. Glorious weather.AlunRees3121/04/2015
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave15/11/2014
With Katy. Sunny. 3 mile extra (parking).George Thompson04/09/2014
From Swindale Foot after singleton Glede HowAnduril21/05/2014
Abandoned the whole circuit due to pouring rain and fading light. Took this in on the way down as motivation was rapidly sinking.moorsman23/10/2013
Swindale circuit, from Fewling Stones. Crossing Mosedale Beck might be tricky in wet weather. 'Summit' rock looks lower than moor behind.Aye Jimmy20/08/2013
Short walk from Howesrobert03/06/2013
Parked NY 52831 15679 > Scalebarrow Knott > Harper Hills > Powleys Hill > Hare Shaw > Selside Pike > NABS MOOR grassy mound with exposed rock > High Howes > Branstree NE Top > Branstree > Brown Howe > Naddle High Forest > Wallow Crag > Naddle Low Forest > Hugh's Laithes Pike > nameless (Naddle Horseshoe - 3) > NY52831 15679Tony Hartry II31/05/2013
From Swindale, combined with the Naddle horseshoe.jeffurz25/05/2013
Swinside Farm - Nab Moor - Howes (following Wainwright's Howes route in Outlying Fells)benarbia_809/01/2013
Lovely Boxing day walk around Nabs Moor, Howes, Pt 673, Selside Pike from Swindale.Hammy26/12/2012
Langhowe Pike, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, Glede Howe, Fewling Stones, High Wether Howe, Ulthwaite Rigg, Branstree NE Top, Howes, Nabs Moorronaldo33327/10/2012
A6 Summit>High House Bank>Robin Hood>Lords Seat>Howes>Nabs Moor>ULthwaite Rigg>Great Saddle Crag>Sleddale Pike. Cashed plane parts (F111 in 1975) found at NY 52960 08822)G4OBK (Phil)20/05/2012
From Truss Gap, to end of the tarmac, through several gates onto a wet WDP and a green trod over several dunlins over tussock to the horizon to a protruding boulder on top 13.45. Then on to Howes.arranc14/10/2011
With Sail & Alfie.Dangerous Dave02/04/2011
Trip with irregulars - led by Dave williamsstephenwalker08/08/2009
Birketts CLF walk E/SHA1, Rosily Moor > Gouthercrag Gill > Fewling Stones > Mosedale Beck > NABS MOOR grassy summit topped with a single stone > Howes > High Wether Howe > Seat Robert > Great Ladstones > Glede Howe > Langhowe Pike > Gouthercrag Gill > RosTony Hartry19/03/2009
a long drag over selside and then down again just before the rain set ingigglejon05/06/2008
Cairn overlooking Swindalemick14/05/2008
W ASc , non climbing trip to Sgugdale, circuit of the tops at head of valleynordicstar02/07/2007
With Jo, circular walk from Swindale Foot, Old Corpse Road, Selside Pike, Artlecrag Pike, Branstree, Branstree North East Top (High Howes) , returning via Howes, Nabs Moor and Swindale Head. Weather; high cloud with sunny intervals, cool in breeze, very good visibility.amblerbob07/09/2006
From Swindale, also HowesGeorge Gradwell16/04/2006
pleasant summit; fine view. circuit from Swindale Foot via FB RHW19/04/2003
Big circuit of Swindale outlying Wainwright tops. Wonderful country - running with Lesley.Chris Pearson09/05/1995
Scott Morley 8629/06/2019
Guy Heelis04/12/2018
Steve Clark16/05/2018