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Name:High Fell [Hawk Rigg]
Hill number:3879
Height:428m / 1404ft
Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Classification:B,Sy
Drop:20m
Col:408m  NY 29959 01654  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
-1754616/10/2009NY 30019 01707  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
DF
Summit
-1754730/11/2009NY 30024 01703  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
jimbloomer
Summit
-1754816/10/2010NY 30024 01707  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
LD
Summit
-1754917/02/2012NY 30026 01704  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
chriswatson
Summit
-1755009/10/2012NY 30022 01702  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
K&AD
Summit
-1755120/04/2013NY 30023 01702  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
Craig67
Summit
-1755204/08/2014NY 30022 01705  F: small cairn on rock
S: obvious summit
Aye Jimmy
Summit
5017/02/2012NY 30026 01704  F: GR for cairn. Good match with existing.chriswatson
Extracted
GG
105320/04/2013NY 30023 01702  F: Cairn on rockCraig67
Extracted
Jim
480604/08/2014NY 30022 01705  F: Cairn on rock.Aye Jimmy
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GG



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LAST DAY OF A WEEK AT LANGDLAE CAMPSITE AND STILL FINE AND DRY. STARTED IN LITTLE LANGDALE AT FELL PLACE AND FOLLOWED TRACK AND WALL UP TO COL THEN LEFT OVER LADDER STILE TO GREAT INTAKE. THEN FOLLOWED BIRKETT'S ROUTE OVER HIGH FELL AND HAWK RIGG. DROPPED ONTO GOOD PATH TO DO BIRK FELL MAN AND BACK, THEN CONTINUED BIRKETT'S ROUTE OVER HAYSTACKS, BLAKE RIGG, KITTY CRAG, LONG CRAG, HIGH WYTHOW, LOW WYTHOW AND BRACKENY CRAG. A LONG DAY BUT COMPLETED 31 BIRKETTS IN A WEEK FROM LANGDALE.BURGESS14/07/2019
Laurel07/06/2019
Rowan07/06/2019
holtsd25/05/2019
Matt25/05/2019
From Tilberthwaite for a round of 11 Berketts.rhalstead22/04/2019
Jhimmy21/04/2019
From Great Intake. Starting to tire. Nice larches. On to Hawk Rigg.Wycombe Wanderer14/04/2019
mart079727/02/2019
Neil Midgley26/02/2019
tomandivy11/02/2019
A round of 6 Tilberthwaite hills from free parking area (NY 3063 0100). Blake Rigg -> Haystacks -> Hawk Rigg -> Birk Fell Man -> High Fell -> Great Intake. Returned via the (working) quarry track. Nice round over some rough and steep ground, minor scrambling invloved.jonglew21/01/2019
David8413/01/2019
ALHEJ Wilkins13/01/2019
Fell3wilki13/01/2019
A W Bryan31/12/2018
A short day with Dave bagging the Tilberthwaite Birketts. Parked at High Tilberthwaite carpark, walked to Cathedral Quarry cavern and Slaters Bridge then up to Great Intake, High Fell, Hawk Rigg, Haystacks (Tilberthwaite) and Blake Rigg. Constant drizzle, some heavier showers, a grey wet day; but mild and no wind.Skip01/12/2018
davechick01/12/2018
needanewdog30/11/2018
nicolajane15/11/2018
Debs and Tali. Birthday Birketts. 11 to the east and south of WetherlamMountain Goat23/10/2018
On the Wetherlam round from Tilberthwaite.BobHancock25/08/2018
Sprog07/07/2018
CraigDring15/05/2018
Headed incorrectly for the attractive summit of Great Intake immediately ahead of the rough terrain descending from Birk Fell. Doubled back to climb the step stile and lovely soft warm turf to the top. Lovely.Karmakarl14/04/2018
CJ BW MJ KJ SW JW LISHAchrisj196513/04/2018
KeithByTheC24/11/2017
Papwilkinson07/11/2017
hughbagger04/11/2017
Slash306/06/2017
miroco09/05/2017
jaggedlakes28/04/2017
Forth of the six Birkettsbardolph17/04/2017
Start Low Tilberthwaite,Great intake, High Fell,Birk Fell Man,Hawk Rigg,Haystacks,Blake Rigg,Kitty Crag,Long Crag,High Wythow,Low Wythow,Brackeny Crag,Low Tilberthwaite.Sunny spells and breezy.Approx 8.5 miles and over 2,000 ft of climbing.jocks106/04/2017
Parked in the large car park in Tilberthwaite. The 2nd summit in a round of the 11 Tilberthwaite & Yewdale Fell Birketts (inc. Birk Fell Man), starting with Great Intake & finishing on Brackeny Crag. (PM)gerrybowes24/03/2017
bolton24/03/2017
BaggerGutt18/03/2017
Mountain Girl01/01/2017
Last Lakes day of 2016, bagging a few Birketts north of Coniston from Tilberthwaite. Nice morning with mist above 550m so stuck to lower fells. Blake Rigg - Haystacks - Hawk Rigg - HIGH FELL - Birk Man - Great Intakecitygent29/12/2016
DARRENG01/12/2016
Wilkins Synges19/11/2016
ALHEJ Wilkins19/11/2016
Wetherlam Birketts CircuitAjm031007/11/2016
kev6525/08/2016
dgresty21/06/2016
Alan Caine04/06/2016
Bill Honeywell03/06/2016
On Birkett round from TilberthwaiteNorthender26/03/2016
PoolieDave05/03/2016
Janete05/03/2016
GaryJones15/02/2016
Wetherlam, Birk fell, Hawk Rigg, High Fell, Low Fell, Haystacks and Blake Rigg then back to Coniston bus stop via Yewdale Fells.Eddie03/02/2016
From Tilberthwaite with A,C,M &N on way up to Wetherlam via a few Birketts.PeterD27/12/2015
Birkett Old Man Dirty Dozen - PupLittledave10/12/2015
rotarywork11/11/2015
Circular walk from Tilberthwaite on very sunny(but not overly warm)day-Hawk Rigg-High Fell-Birk Fell Man-Wetherlam(revisit)-Lad Stones-Tilberthwaite.With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge06/09/2015
With Bridget and Oscar.catman06/09/2015
Havenchris27/08/2015
daviemore06/08/2015
From Tilberthwaite car park. Blake Rigg, Haystacks, Hawk Rigg, Birk Fell Man, High Fell, Great Intake - Low Fell and Holme Fell. Some great views over the Wrynose pass and out to the Langdale Pikes.AlunRees3122/07/2015
From Tilberthwaite car park. Blake Rigg, Haystacks, Hawk Rigg, Birk Fell Man, High Fell, Great Intake - Low Fell and Holme Fell. Some great views over the Wrynose pass and out to the Langdale Pikes.Alunrees3322/07/2015
Solosimon and co19/06/2015
AdyGray16/06/2015
PeteN15/06/2015
timus23/05/2015
David Berry26/04/2015
PhilB21/03/2015
On a fine but windy day with Viv, Barbara, Kath, Roger and Peter from East Lancs LDWA. Kath's 50th birthday walk.Phreerunner11/12/2014
IWC20/09/2014
PaulineC20/09/2014
Fourth hill on circuit of Tilberthwaite Birketts and the least distinguished so far.Aye Jimmy04/08/2014
Climbed from Tilberthwaite using Birketts route over 10 topsrobert23/07/2014
mcbiydw220/06/2014
From Great Intakerb28/03/2014
Part of a long day bagging Birketts and other tops, Fifteen summits thirteen of which were new and about a dozen cairns destroyed. Great result.thenomad27/03/2014
from little langdale with Tonycolinfielding25/03/2014
Brown Pike, Buck Pike, Dow Crag, The Old Man of Coniston, Brim Fell, Little How Crags, Great How, Grey Friar, Great Carrs, Swirl How, Wetherlam, Birk Fell Man, High Fell, Hawk Rigg, Haystacks, Blake Rigg.keithouk16/03/2014
After Birk Fell Man. A small lump that has few merits compared to the surrounding hills. Only 5 minutes up and down from the col though!moorsman05/03/2014
ALHEJ Wilkins01/03/2014
Ullswalker02/02/2014
Sooz05/09/2013
nickywood113/08/2013
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. From Hawk Rigg.Dangerous Dave09/07/2013
maknipe05/07/2013
Jacqdaw25/06/2013
Hillsidenick25/06/2013
Birketts - walk S/CON3. Start Low Tilberthwaite > Great intake > High Fell > Hawk Rigg > Haystacks > Blake Rigg > Kitty Crag > Long Crag > High Wythow > Low Wythow > Brackeny Crag > Low Tilberthwaite. Sunny spells and breezy. Not much in the way of paths and boggy in places. Lots of Mines to explore and very nice around Crook beck.Hill Wanderer13/06/2013
Sid07/05/2013
Blen Cathra07/05/2013
stevent080926/04/2013
Round of 21 Birketts from Tilberthwaite, 25km, 11 hours.Craig6720/04/2013
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie06/01/2013
bogdodger02/12/2012
DuncanH21/11/2012
Andy West11/11/2012
w Jenx from Tilberthwaite CP. Followed road to high farm, then track/path onto scrambly NE ridge past mine workings to top. persistent showers but good views. on round others tops to Blake Rigg. cut trip short and dropped back to car via the ghyll path.nordicstar10/11/2012
jenx10/11/2012
ngthack25/10/2012
Bruckner714/10/2012
AlanD09/10/2012
wadgel19/09/2012
Coniston, Kitty Crag, Long Crag on Yewdale Fell, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Brackeny Crag, Blake Rigg Tilberthwaite, Haystacks Tilberthwaite, Hawk Rigg, High Fell, Great Intack on Low Fell, Birk Fell Man on Birk Fell, Wetherlam, Swirl How, Little Carrs, Hell Gill Pike, Great How Crag, Brim Fell Coniston Old man, Coniston.Andy Hirst03/08/2012
Jim.Fothergill27/07/2012
Long southern circuit. Weather showery but fair.CaralynR30/06/2012
davefh25/05/2012
From Low Tilberthwaite.JohnStoneham02/05/2012
Solo: Coniston - High Guards - Coniston - Mouldry Bank Beck - Kitty Crag - Long Crag - High, Low Wythow - Brackeny Crag - Blake Rigg - Haystacks - Hawk Rigg - Birk Fell - High Fell - Low Fell - Low Hall Garth - Great How - Fletcher's Wood - Skelwith BdgeMark Jackson06/04/2012
From Low Tilberthwaite CP via Great IntakeAnduril21/03/2012
Great Intake Low Fell, Birk Fell Man, High Fell, Hawk Rigg, Haystacks, Blake Rigg, Kitty Crag, Long Crag Yewdale Fells, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Brackeny Cragronaldo33310/03/2012
peterstanding06/03/2012
Climbed on way up to Birk Fell from Great Intake. Stiles available from Great Intake so no walls or barbed wire to tackle.chriswatson17/02/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere26/12/2011
From Great Intake with Clare and Mick while on Bassetlaw Hillalwaysinshorts26/11/2011
PeteF14/10/2011
RHW02/10/2011
pwatson198026/09/2011
neil akitt04/09/2011
Neil Haslewood13/08/2011
N Haslewood ALL13/08/2011
Steve Q30/07/2011
Bry C29/07/2011
m0untain_n0mad25/03/2011
Rambling Ray24/03/2011
wanderingwillie17/03/2011
High Tilberthwaite-Great Intake-High Fell-Birk Fell Man-Wetherlam-Black Sails-Wetherlam-Birk Fell Man-Hawk Rigg-haystacks-Blake Rigg-Kitty Crag-Long Crag-High Wythow-Low Wythow-Brackeny Cragsbenarbia_816/10/2010
DC11main16/10/2010
mike.gmh12/10/2010
From Birkett Fell. With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu & Alfie.Dangerous Dave18/08/2010
Didi Gee17/06/2010
Birketts CLF walk S/CON3 in reverse > Gill Bridge Tilberthwaite > Brackeny Crag > Low Wythow > High Wythow > Long Crag > Kitty Crag > Blake Rigg > Haystacks > Hawk Rigg > Birk Fell Man - Birk Fell > HIGH FELL > Great Intake - Low Fell > CPTony Hartry II02/06/2010
denisB5204/05/2010
SRFrank24/04/2010
parlick08/02/2010
easy ascent from high fell. go here before birk felllittlemisslakes10/01/2010
ed_longshanks10/01/2010
jimbloomer30/11/2009
AndyS22/11/2009
MM28/10/2009
KM28/10/2009
2dads04/10/2009
Part of the Wetherlam - Birkett Fell circular walk. Fantastic weather and views.jester6913/09/2009
With Jo, circular walk from Low Tilberthwaite: north bank of Gills onto Blake Rigg, Haystacks, Hawk Rigg, High Fell, descending to Greenburn and returning to start by quarry road. Weather, overcast, mizzle, warm, moderate visibility.amblerbob30/08/2009
peterh28/06/2009
mae27/06/2009
Anton20/06/2009
rambler_gary23/02/2009
Smudge14/02/2009
geoffreycurnock05/01/2009
Moorponder01/01/2009
peebs16/10/2008
Cairn on craggy knollmick05/10/2008
second of 11 birketts this afternoongigglejon27/05/2008
Birketts CLF walk S/CON3, Low Tilberthwaite > Great Intake > HIGH FELL grass and rock summit > Hawk Rigg > Haystacks > Blake Rigg > Kitty Crag > Long Crag > High Wythow > Low Wythow > Brackeny Crag > Low TilberthwaiteTony Hartry14/04/2008
andybelfield15/03/2008
donald15/03/2008
Emma and Simon01/01/2008
Crib Goch31/07/2007
Love itHengis Pod12/07/2007
carole engel02/02/2007
MikeM21/01/2006
Tony Wilson15/10/2005
David Purchase30/04/2004
Tony Rogers29/12/2003
With: hb sb ab; Parked in Tilberthwaite and followed path up Tilberthwaite Ghyll up to Haystacks then Hawk Rigg & High Fell before climbing Birk Fell Man to Wetherlam. Out and back to Swirl How. Down SE ridge of Wetherlam returning to Tilberthwaite.Ian Baines29/10/2003
BremnerB29/09/2002
Edwin Gradwell30/12/2001
Tom Gradwell30/12/2001
David Gradwell30/12/2001
George Gradwell30/12/2001
From Coniston.Marshsand20/12/2001
walk-coniston slopesbabsjess07/09/2001
Johnny P07/09/2001
rpettit01/01/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Martin R31/12/1999
Chris Terrey 11/11/1999
IainT22/10/1997
Hammy22/07/1997
A round of obscure Birkett tops w Lesley in cloud / drizzle around Tilberthwaite. Very enjoyable giving a good navigation test.Chris Pearson16/03/1997
en route to WetherlamRhayader_wander08/04/1990
Alaric07/04/1990
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