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Name:Shipman Knotts
Hill number:2574
Height:587m / 1926ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 47270 06213
Summit feature:small cairn on outcrop 25m E of wall
Col:576m  NY472064  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:small cairn by wall 90m N at NY 47254 06306 (Birkett) is c 40cm lower; rock 3m W of wall is c 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 940 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Wainwright walk with Bendyhollisclan01/07/2020
Parked at Kentmere church. Extended Kentmere Round to include Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts, Hollow Moor East, Hollow Moor.PGCE13/06/2020
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Layna Mcmoran, Susan Woodhouse, Dave Topliss. (Parking/Start point) Kentmere Church - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Church.redbob22/03/2020
From Goat Scar before descending south to pass, then east to Sadgill. KeithByTheC03/01/2020
Parked uphill north of Kentmere. Pleasant walk up with Eire, Damian & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/12/2019
From Kentmere Institute to Garburn Pass - Sallows - Sour Howes - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipmann Knotts - Stile End to Kentmere Institute.screeleep16/11/2019
TC, EC, Pete & Alfie Day trip to Sadgill from Lincoln - long day after getting up at 3.45am and getting home at 10pm. Great weather for walking.TopCat195903/08/2019
Hot sunny day, parked near Brockstones and went over Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar (B) and Kentmere Pike, direct route back to car, did it in just over 30 mins from the top of KP. Sweat a lot and loads of flies.Mark T07/07/2019
Second visit to Shipman Knotts. Kentmere Horseshoe clockwise with Dave, Tony and Lindsey. Dry, cloudy, windy.Skip30/06/2019
Second round of Wainwrights. A clockwise Kentmere Horseshoe with Dave, Tony and Lindsey. Cloudy-bright but increasingly windy during afternoon. Route was Garburn Pass, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Nan Bield Pass, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts then descent to Kentmere. Approx 7 hoursSkip230/06/2019
Kentmere horseshoe, 4 seasons in one day.AvidSockWearer15/06/2019
Climbed with AvidSockWearer whilst doing the Kentmere Horseshoe. Last summit of the day before dropping down. Nice views.meltdiceburg15/06/2019
Walk from Sadgill to finish the fells around Longsleddale - Shipman Knotts and Kentmere Pike, then back via Goat Scar.janey.m28/05/2019
Garburn Pass (much nicer from Kentmere than Troutbeck!) to Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmerere142121/05/2019
Solo - gorgeous cloud free day - (Kentmere Horseshoe - Yoke; Froswick; Thornthwaite Crag; Mardale Ill Bell; Harter Fell; Ill Bell & Kentmere Pike).jonesj212/05/2019
Windy, and cool. Clouds above the topssiholden09/04/2019
With Anth Croasdell. Kentmere Horseshoe. Day tripchrislayne06/04/2019
Cathy, Margaret, Dave, Graham.Ellie's Hills30/03/2019
Part of a solo Kentmere Horseshoe variant with wild camp (near Goat Scar)richardsun23/03/2019
wth rebeccajwbellarby17/03/2019
With Suzanne. Very wintry conditions with drifting snow in places, very strong winds and hail/snow at times.dc9610/03/2019
Last Wainwright! But probably done it before on Kentmere Horseshoeraymondwilkes04/03/2019
From Sadgill. Did 3 Birketts/Synges around Hollow Moor first, then up the ridge to here. On to Goat Scar and Kentmere Pike.jonglew24/01/2019
From Pt. 413m, Green Quarter Fell. Headed NE down to the wall corner, then path up over Wray Crag, climbing over the wall to reach the summit. Returned by same route to col, then track west to Stile End and road. With AT.Man of Kernow112/01/2019
Kentmere horseshoe with Joel.yeha02/01/2019
Kentmere HorseshoeJephcote8318/10/2018
Green Quarter - Kentmere - Yoke - Ill Bell - Frostwick - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - SHIPMANS KNOTT - Green Quartereviljeff911/07/2018
A walk of the Kentmere Round including High Street. Very very dry and warm conditions. Cloudless sky and high temperatures.maaaaaaaatty04/07/2018
The Kentmere Horseshoe. Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Mardale III Bell - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - III Bell - Yoke - Sallows.sms.3724/06/2018
Birkett 3. Annual tribal gathering with Gill,Andy,Ellen,Doug and Fudge.Dave Geere23/06/2018
Tackling the Kentmere Horseshoe and hopefully grabbing a cache or two along the way.pfaffabouters23/06/2018
Acsended after kentmere Pike on the kentmere round with the weekend walkers. Easy path to follow on the route down.Zoe Little20/05/2018
Extended Kentmere round starting at Kentmere ascending the Garburn Pass before descending the valley and climbing Troutbeck Tongue. Headed up the Roman Rd up to Thornthwaite Crag and over to Gray Crag returning to High St and Mardale Ill Bell. Continued via the Nan Bield pass onto Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts. 16 miles and 5000 feetPhilip A17/05/2018
From Goat Scar, on Kentmere Roundrfoster01/05/2018
Done with Harter Fell and Kentmere PikeNicky21/04/2018
Last one on Kentmere HorseshoeCyclistno114/04/2018
Last one of the day, Kentmere Horseshoe complete, with LUUHCJonathanConey11/03/2018
Ascended several times, but this the most recent and followed an ascent of Hollow Moor.JohnW28/11/2017
11/11 (Yoke/Rainsbarrow Crag/Ill Bell/Froswick/Thornthwaite Crag/Lingmell End/Mardale Ill Bell/Harter Fell/Kentmere Pike/Goat Scar/Shipman Knotts)Fergalh18/11/2017
Last one of the day and at this point my body was slowly giving up. Went to take a picture of Bec but 3 rude women stood in the way. from here it was a long way back to the church it had started at some 11 hours earlier before heading home through a traffic jam and having a Chinese curry and watching die hard 2. one of the best days ever!!Scotty 2 Hotty29/10/2017
good walkhikester22/10/2017
Hollow Moor, Nameless, Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, Thornthwaite Cragkeithouk22/10/2017
Round of Longsleddale, on Martin's birthday weekend.Grinner23/09/2017
From Sadgill, NY 48360 05701, Then onto kentmere Pike & Harter Fell returned via Gatescarth PassWestdenewalker11/09/2017
Kentmere Horseshoe completed with Big Martin and Little MartinJC109/09/2017
From Kentmere
Kentmere horseshoe on a day that was very blustery and cold for August. From the parking field in Kentmere: Shipman Knott, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Brown Howe,Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke.Lazylizzie05/08/2017
Completed the Shorter Kentmere Horseshoe today started in beautiful sunshine finished in full wets Then got lost in Mardale just to finish me offTobo196924/07/2017