Name:Great Rigg
Hill number:2539
Height:766.4m / 2514ft
Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Col:735m  NY356107  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
1162412/11/2015NY 35584 10396  F: CairnLR
1162512/11/2015NY 35592 10404  F: rockLR
1995025/07/2017NY 35593 10407  F: RockLR
2522426/10/2018NY 35592 10406  F: LIDARjimbloomer
-1150719/02/2012NY 35593 10408  F: rock 15m NE of cairn
O: cairn (NY 35584 10394) is Wainwright
-1150815/09/2007NY 35584 10395  F: cairnDW
-1150926/01/2008NY 35586 10392  F: cairnLR
-1151021/12/2007NY 35584 10395  F: cairnDW
-1151118/10/2008NY 35584 10392  F: cairnDW
-1151222/02/2009NY 35584 10396  F: cairnDW
-1151313/07/2011NY 35582 10394  F: cairnTony Hartry
-1151419/02/2012NY 35584 10397  F: cairnK&AD

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Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scarkeithouk02/02/2020
Walked from Rydal, up to Great Rigg and down into Grasmere. In cloud mostly however got above the clouds in the last hour. No rain, (part of New year trip 2019 staying @Thurston.)Joel45128/12/2019
Unconventional 9 Wainwright loop from Rydal Water to Heron Pike to Nab Scar dropping and ascending to Low Pike to Stone Arthur. Misty, them cleared up with strong winds on Fairfield.davechaffey28/12/2019
Second day in the Lake District and the Fairfield Horseshoe.JazDisney03/12/2019
Fairfield Horseshoe with Leoniejonesj231/08/2019
Fairfield Horseshoe in the sunshine - very still and warm day but fantastic walk.Cap_Thunderbolt03/08/2019
From Stone Arthur. Continued up the ridge to the summit. Onwards to Fairfield. Solo.Man of Kernow102/08/2019
Fairfield Horseshoe, anti-clockwise.eviljeff916/07/2019
with Rebeccajwbellarby07/07/2019
From Stone Arthurdombenson04/07/2019
Fairfield horseshoe on dry sunny day, from Rydal, with Dave Mbarnz4809/06/2019
Fairfield horseshoeMrChris198003/06/2019
Rydal Fell loop. Cold but Sunny.MarkGD12/05/2019
With J and AndrewGCW23/04/2019
Started climb from Rydal..billames23/04/2019
Fairfield Horseshoe - Easter Sunday in the sunrachelcawley21/04/2019
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Kev Mountcastle, Briony Farr (Parking/start point) Ambleside CC - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - Great Rigg - Fairfield - Heart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Ambleside CC.redbob20/04/2019
Climbed as part of Fairfield Horseshoe.Steve8101/04/2019
Fairfield Horsehoe Hikejmistry8621/02/2019
Ran up from Grasmere, very cold wind at the top with mist, en route to Fairfieldptauwhare17/02/2019
Headed up from Heron Pike on the Fairfield round in winter conditionsZoe Little19/01/2019
With Clare, Anita turned back at Stone ArthurTeasyChris09/01/2019
With Jules and Jill from Rydal Hall completing the Fairfield HorseshoeGrey Hare01/01/2019
Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Stone Arthur With Amanda, Maxine, Di and GusAbiD30/10/2018
4 of 14 on 16 mile round. Wainwright no. 45The-Z-Man25/10/2018
Rydale Church, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike, Amblesidegaryhoney15/10/2018
Ruth and Joey the HoundGragmole29/09/2018
Part of Fairfield horseshoe out of RydalRaefen2722/09/2018
14.4 miles, 3791ft Fairfield Horseshoe Walk.stephenbuda08/09/2018
Ascent from Rydal Church to Nab Scar and on to Heron Pike. Round to Stone Arthur. Ascent of Great Rigg and on to Fairfield (low cloud). Round to Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. Off-piste return via Humphrey’s Crags and Birk Hagg to Rydal Hall.raymooremanx01/09/2018
Full day’s walk with Janet.GordyH19/07/2018
Fairfield HorseshoeJephcote8307/07/2018
Solo walk from Ambleside - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - GREAT RIGG - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Wainwright 137Nutty05/07/2018
Re-visit following first ascent of Stone Arthur. Continued to Fairfield.deurgar10/06/2018
Fairfield HorseshoeRik.Fizz01/06/2018
as part of Fairfield Horseshoe with Nicola.andrew larkins228/05/2018
Done as part of Fairfield Horseshoe with Chris from Ambleside.karentracey05/05/2018
Windermere Holiday 2018 - Fairfield Horseshoecwrci09/04/2018
Rydal horseshoe taking in 8 Wainwrights: Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike. Wet and cold with poor visibility, and a lot of snow patches.davepeel27/03/2018
quite a steep,rock and ice climb to Great Rigg from heron Pike. Joined by our new friend the Raven. very cold difficult with high winds and Deep snow Meandering through the rocky summit.Scotty 2 Hotty09/02/2018
With SR from White Swan via Alcock TarnFrank29/01/2018
Up from Stone Arthur with Eire, Evan, a Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave13/01/2018
Low Pike, High Pike, Dove Crag, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Great Rigg, Heron Pike, Nab Scarkeithouk07/01/2018
From Ambleside on Fairfield horseshoe round with A&M on clear day with snow cover.PeterD28/12/2017
Fairfield horseshoesimonshrewsbury25/11/2017
Fairfield horseshoe, clockwise, parking at Rydal and around to Red Scree. Sunshine and showers, and lots of rainbows!huwthomas04/11/2017