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Name:Great Round How
Hill number:7944
Height:554m / 1818ft
Parent (Ma):2367  Great Gable
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Synge
(Sy)
Grid ref:NY 20683 12839
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:5m
Col:549m  NY206127  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
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Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 82 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Little Round How. Went to three possible summits so consider it well explored and bagged. On to Seavy Knott.Wycombe Wanderer27/10/2019
With Bryher. From Grey Knotts. Great views all round.jenx20/05/2019
From Gatesgarth - Dodd, Red Pike, High Stile, Grey Crags, High Crag, Seat, Haystacks, then the 5 rock bumps circling Blackbeck Tarn. Hot Easter Sunday - ice-cream rewards at Gatesgarth Farm.summitter21/04/2019
Black Sail YH - Base Brown - Black Star - Little Round How - Great Round How loopscreeleep23/03/2019
From Honister mine: Little Round How -> Great Round How -> Seavy Knott -> Haystacks SE Top -> Seatoller Fell. Mopping up exercise for hills in this bit of Cumbria.jonglew26/01/2019
With FR and SR from Honister mine. Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks - SE top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How. Cold but often clear day light wind.Bheinn10/01/2019
With Sue and NB from Honister mine. Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks - SE top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How. Cold but often clear day light wind.Frank08/01/2019
Honister Crag (Black Star) - Fleetwith Pike East Top - Little Round How - Green Crag - Haystacks SE Top - Seavy Knott - Great Round How - Brandreth - Grey Knotts - Seatoller Fell from GR: NY 22618 13403ronaldo33325/06/2017
knocking off the synges deep snow stunning day solocolinfielding23/03/2017
Round of Haystacks and tops from Gatesgarth.RobertP30/12/2016
4th of the day and wandered around to the high points of this area. Solo.bolton14/10/2016
With Bill Andy and Alf from Honister via Grey Knotts. Super Synge lovely top, great views.mick25/07/2016
Grey Knotts, Brandreth, Great Round How, Little Round How, Hay Stackskeithouk25/03/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave21/11/2015
Walked from NT car park by Honister Slate Mine. Little Round How - Great Round How - Seavy Knott - Haystacks SE Top - Haystacks - Green Crag - cafe at Honister Slate mine for well earned tea and cake.Jacqdaw16/10/2015
Doing a few oddments from top of Honister. Continued to Seavy Knott.Aye Jimmy04/10/2015
From Honister via Drum HouseAnduril17/02/2015
Round of Little Round How, Great Round How, Saavy Knott and other knobs from Warnscale Head bothy at dusk on a spectacular night.Eddie16/09/2014
Walked across from Haystacksbardolph09/07/2014
a JJ trip, Steve, Alan and Frank, sunny day, bagging fells around Seatoller, from Seavy Knott, onto Green Crag.Lou17/05/2014
Direct ascent of Green Gable (from Seatoller) to meet Lindsay, Steve and Alan. Then walk continued over Seavy Knott, Great Round How, Green Crag, Little Round How, Fleetwith Pike, Black Star and Seatoller Fell.knarf17/05/2014
With Jo, circular walk from Honister House: track to Drum House, Little Round How, Green Crag, Great Round How, Brandreth, Grey Knotts. Weather; overcast, cool wind, good visibility.amblerbob21/03/2012
With LewisPeteF04/01/2009
Gatesgarth Farm > Fleetwith Pike > Honister Crag > Grey Knotts > Brandreth > Great Round How > Green Crag > Haystacks > Scarth Gap Pass > Gatesgarth FarmTony Hartry31/10/2007
W. Lesley from Honister - linking Synges & Wainwright repeats.Chris Pearson29/07/2006
Top with RA and again with SB.Dugswell227/07/1996
On first circuit of ennerdale head - also w Jenx in 2007, complete Ennerdale roundnordicstar01/09/1991
With: muhc; Buttermere YH up Red Pike then down into Ennerdale! Crossed R Liza and climbed up to Steeple then Scoat fell. Round to Pillar & Black Sail P over Kirk Fell & up Gable then Green Gable & Brandreth & down to Gatesgarth. Long way for February!Ian Baines28/02/1976
Did part of my first outdoor training course on this hill, camping just below the summit. Messed up the whole sleeping arrangements as I refused to share a tent with a member of the opposite sex thereby preventing everyone else doing swops and having a randy night I was a spoilsport even them! Hills come first with me ....... every time!moorsman24/05/1975
mart079701/10/2019
ssstevesreeves06/07/2019
jamiehighton28/05/2019
salen12/05/2019
phenderson4219/05/2018
softsquare28/04/2018
kathmedwards31/03/2018
ALHEJ Wilkins24/06/2017
Wilkins Synges24/06/2017
ALHEJ B324/06/2017
Lucky05/05/2017
maknipe05/05/2017
chalky195324/02/2017
IWC22/10/2016
PaulineC22/10/2016
JackMoss9816/10/2016
Fellwoman17/08/2016
taff18/06/2016
Matt12/06/2016
GaryJones03/04/2016
Hillsidenick16/10/2015