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Name:Hartsop Above How [Gill Crag - Hartsop Above How]
Hill number:2578
Height:584m / 1916ft
Parent (Ma):2521  Fairfield
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Subdodd
Grid ref:NY 38318 12003
Summit feature:cairn on knoll
Col:557m  NY380119  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:local topography fits Wainwright's sketch and knoll is several metres higher than any other top on ridge; embedded rock on knoll 240m away at NY 38540 12105 is probably Wainwright's NE summit
Survey:Abney level
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From Cowbridge car park, up through Low Wood on a steep path, then to the summit. Good views. On to Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag and High Hartsop Dodd.LizH12/10/2019
West Bromwich Mountaineering Club coach meet (a day out in the hills!).JtwoUD07/07/2019
High Hartsop Dodd - Little Hart Crag - Dove Crag - Hart Crag - Hartsop above How............ Very warm day but with welcome breeze on the topsmickw8828/06/2019
From Cow Bridge car park at Brothers Water. Hartsop above How (171) up to Hart Crag. Dove Crag dropping down to Little Hart Crag and onto High Hartsop Dodd (172) doubling back to drop down then back up contouring around to Middle Dodd (173). Popped up to Red Screes before dropping back down to pick up the Scandale Pass returning via Caudalebeck Farm and Brothers Water.Butty18/05/2019
Parked at cow bridge car and headed up.the path through low wood up onto the summit. easy route to follow. with MBZoe Little24/04/2019
With NB from Cow Bridge, nice horseshoe of Dove Crag and Little Hart Crag. Clear then light rain.Frank16/04/2019
Gale Crag, Hartsop above How, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag,High Hartsop Dodd. From Brotherswater with FRBheinn16/04/2019
With Sue, on a trial backpack for TGOC, in fine weather from Patterdale.Phreerunner13/04/2019
Dovedale Round from Cow BridgeMountainTerrier30/03/2019
With: hb tp mt; Up Birks then St. Sunday Crag from Patterdale. Down to Deepdale Hause then using crampons up Cofa Pike onto Fairfield. Across to Hart Crag then down Hartsop above How back to Patterdale.Ian Baines11/02/2019
With: ib tp mt; Up Birks then St. Sunday Crag from Patterdale. Down to Deepdale Hause then using crampons up Cofa Pike onto Fairfield. Across to Hart Crag then down Hartsop above How back to Patterdale. Helen Baines11/02/2019
With JGCW05/02/2019
From Cow Bridge car parkCyclistno119/01/2019
With Toby S. Deepdale horseshoe from Patterdalerichardsun18/11/2018
Ascent from Cow Bridge through Low Wood. Follow ridge to Hartsop above How via Gale Crag to Hart Crag. Down to Dove Crag and Little Hart Crag. Descent via Scandale Pass into Caiston Glen to Hartsop Hall and Brothers Water and back to Cow Bridge.raymooremanx04/11/2018
with NualaEllie's Hills10/10/2018
From Gale Cragrfoster06/10/2018
Solo walk. Travelled in torrential rain and no visibility and then when arrive the skies cleared, but returned a little as I was descending. Then ended up stuck on the M6 between J40 and J41 because of a bad accident, probably due to the heavy rain. The walk was beautiful as ever.jonesj230/07/2018
LAST WAINWRIGHT!!Steve Q20/06/2018
Final set of hills around Deepdale to complete the Wainwrights with Mark W who finished his second round and Mr Murphy. Set of from Bridgend eastwards to Deepdale Hall andt ascend the bracken covered slopes up to Arnison Crag retracing our steps to go on to Birks, St Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag and finally number 214 Hartsop above How before descending back to the car. A fine hot day but cloud above 700m restricted the views. 9.5 miles and 3,800 feetPhilip A04/06/2018
Circular walk from Cow bridge with Foot Loose members wonderful views on a sunny bank holiday weekendGrey Hare06/05/2018
From Patterdale YHA with Jago, Dave, Steve G, Tim and Adrian, 15.7km in 6h 18m on an at times windy day but bright and sunny: Gale Crag - Hartsop Above How - Hart Crag - Fairfield - Cofa Pike - St Sunday Crag - Gavel Pike. Bypassed Birks (done before) on route down.stevem7628/04/2018
From Cow Bridge, by the north-east ridge to both tops. Returned by a steep eroded path directly to the car park. With DB and RP.Man of Kernow125/04/2018
Trail: Groan Up Stuff. CAVOK NSW 25c.ianwkitson19/04/2018
Parked in Patterdale, Deepdale Bridge, Gale Crag, Hartsop Above How, Hart Crag, Fairfield, Cofa Pike, Gavel Pike, Birks. Mostly clear with some sun and good views, strong cold win with the snow mostly melted away.Fell_wanderer29/01/2018
With Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie. Along the ridge from Gale Crag then descended grassy slopes to Dovedale. Back alongside Brothers Water.Dangerous Dave24/12/2017
Hartsop Dodd Caudale Moor Red Screes Middle Dodd Little Hart Crag High Hartsop Dodd Harsop HowStu Percival06/12/2017
TC, EC, Alfie. From Bridgend, along the ridge and back the same way. In cloud much of the way but rain held off until we were nearly off the fell and cloud base lifted to over 2000' at times to improve the views.TopCat195920/09/2017
Ascended from Bridgendbillames12/09/2017
Brothers Water to Dove Crag and the priests hole cave , back to Brothers Water along Hartsop Above How.alanm911/09/2017
A circuit from Brothers Water via Middle Dodd / Red ScreesMrD07/08/2017
long walk up Above Hartsop HowTobo196903/07/2017
From Cow Bridge, Hartsop Hartsop above Howe From Kirkstone Pass Wansfell - BaystonesWifey201603/07/2017
From Cow Bridge on a warm,but mostly overcast,day-Stangs-Dove Crag-Hart Crag-Hartsop Above How-Gale Crag.With Catman.oscarrosie14/06/2017
With Oscar.alis2ndround14/06/2017
From Patterdale: Arnison Crag, Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag and Hartsop Above Howe. Beautiful weekend away in the LakesLazylizzie02/06/2017
first mountian of the dovedale round. Park at Brotherwater car park. set off late started the round about 1:30pm ish. stunning weather. went striaght up from the car park. Great views of Eastern and hartsop DoddScotty 2 Hotty22/04/2017
Gale Crag, Hartsopp above How, Hart Crag, Dove Crag and Stangs. Beautiful weather, great conditions!!Alunrees3326/03/2017
This Wainwright was reached from Cow bridge car park near Brothers water as you leave Patterdale. Straight up through the wood to reach the path that leads all the way to the summit.WAYNE ROWLETT05/03/2017
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran (Start/Parking point) Cow Bridge - Gale Crag - Hartsop Above How - Hart Crag - Priest Hole Cave - Dove Crag - High Bakestones (Scandale Head) - Little Heart Crag - High Hartsop Dodd - Brotherswater - Cow Bridge.redbob03/02/2017
Up and down from car park at bridge near hartsop with inezDoddsa01/12/2016
Ascent with Mat Riding from Bridgend in deep snow from an altitude of around 500m on return trip to Hart Crag. Avoided final steep scramble to Hart Crag summit by traversing across snow bank to reach saddle on ridge between Hart Crag and Dove Crag.pwhitaker_196624/11/2016
Good parking at Deepdale Bridge. A fine, clear day. Just over 3 hours return with GB.bolton23/11/2016
Parked in large layby at Deepdale Bridge at 399194 (Space for about 12 cars) - Waymarked RoW up through trees to wall - Good path alongside wall to Gale Crag & on to summit knoll. (PM)gerrybowes23/11/2016
Gray Crag - Hartsop Above Hownolan17/10/2016
Hartsop above How, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, and High Hartsop Dodd from Brothers Water. Sunshine but a little windy on the tops.jonesthesteam26/08/2016
A long walk Arnison Crag, Birks, Gravel Pike, St Sunday Crag, Fairfield, cola Pike, Hart Crag Hartsop Above How and finally up Gale Crag 13 miles done a very hard walkTobo196918/08/2016
A kikstone dovedale circuit with Dell,inc Hartsop Dodd,Cauldale Moor, Red Screes, Middle dodd, Little Hart crag, High Hartsop Dodd and Hartsop How. With Dellfellrunner18/08/2016