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Name:Lang How
Hill number:3779
Height:414m / 1358ft
Parent (Ma):2396  High Raise [High Raise (High White Stones)]
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 31835 07043
Summit feature:a few stones
Drop:28m
Col:386m  NY317070  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:tiny cairn 160m SE at NY 31914 06907 is lower
Survey:Abney level
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From Grasmere Silver How Lang How Blea Rigg Easdale Tarn and back via EasdaleNeilb15/08/2019
WAITED FOR WEATHER TO CLEAR AND CAUGHT BUS FROM CAMPSITE DOWN LANGDALE TO ROBINSON'S PLACE. TRIED TO FOLLOW BIRKETT'S ROUTE OVER LANG HOW, SWINESCAR PIKE AND CASTLE HOW BUT GOT LOST ONCE OR TWICE. DRY AND TURNED SUNNY AT STICKLE TARN FOR DESCENT TO NEW D. G. HOTEL. GLAD OF GPS IN SPITE OF CLEAR WEATHER.BURGESS11/07/2019
Loughrigg Fell - Silver How - Lang How - Swinescar Pike - Little Castle How - Blea Rigg - Low White Stones - Ullscarf - Standing Crag - Watendlath Fell - Shivery Knott - Armboth Fell - AF Birkett - High Tove - High Seat - Bleaberry Fell - Walla Cragscreeleep21/04/2019
From Silver How with Alfie.Dangerous Dave23/03/2019
From New Dungeon Ghyll, Pike Howe, over to Stickle Tarn, Tarn Crag, Whitegill Crag, Blea Rigg, Great Castle How, Castle How Raw Pike, Little Castle How,Swinescar Pike and Lang How. A nice day keeping away from the half term crowds. And another chapter of Birketts Finished.nickywood123/02/2019
Climbed up while collecting controls at Lakes 5 DaysJK29/07/2018
Easy paths from Elterwaterbardolph26/07/2018
From Grasmere with Manchester Hiking (Simon leading): Tarn Crag, Codale Head, Sergeant Man, Blea Rigg, Lang How, and Silver How. Sweltering hot, close day.Lazylizzie22/07/2018
From Grasmere.twg2709/07/2018
Ascent from Grasmere along Langdale Edge with ascent of Tarn Crag via Codale Tarn. Total distance = 10.85 miles with 866m of ascent in 6hrs 20 mins (Moving Time = 5hrs 13 mins) with average speed of 1.7m/h (2.1m/h Moving Average)pwhitaker_196617/05/2018
Across good dry turf from Swinescar pike. Surprising crag to Easedale face. Lovely hill. Descent back to Grasmere is through delightful Juniper stands. Small unnamed summit overlooking Grasmere is worth it for the view.Karmakarl25/02/2018
KeithByTheC26/11/2017
Cracking round in Sunny november from Grasmere Lang howe then all along the tops to High Raise back by Easdale.Cracking sunny day and NO wind.jocks108/11/2017
With NB from Grasmere.Frank25/10/2017
Grassmere - Easdale Tarn - Blea Rigg - Silver How - Grassmere. Collected all tops along the way. Fine weather. With FRBheinn25/10/2017
Chapel stile, silver Howe, Lang how, Grasmere and back with Chris and Claire.zoob16/10/2017
Solosimon and co12/10/2017
Done with Richard T & Stuart W on a circular walk from New Dungeon Ghyll taking in Sliver How, Swinescar, Little Castle How, Great Castle How & Bela Cragfalunty12/07/2017
With Sue on a lovely afternoon - clockwise circuit from Grasmere.Phreerunner04/06/2017
On the way to Blea Rigg .Haygalzer02/05/2017
Not a cloud in the sky. 10 degrees in Grasmere, slight breeze, slight haze. Via Allan Bank. On to Swinescar Pike.Wycombe Wanderer08/04/2017
01/04/2017 From Grasmere Silver How Blea Crag Pavey Ark Harrison Stickle Pike of Stickle ❤️ Loft Cragg Thunacar Knott Sergeant Man Tarn Crag 20.2 miles 41,372 steps 303 floorsTobo196901/04/2017
Birthday walk starting from Millbeck Farm. Smoky, Dave, Tony and I walked up to Blea Rigg via Whitegill Ravine then on to Silver How via Great Castle How, Raw Pike, Little Castle How, Swinescar Pike, and Lang How. Descended to Chapel Stile via Megs Gill path. Cold but dry, intermittent mist and low crowd all day.Skip22/01/2017
With Mark T and Brian K. After tarn visit in BTO survey. Onward SE circuit around the fells.nordicstar17/01/2017
Harry Place Farm (Langdale) ->Swinescar Pike -> Lang How -> Harry Place Farmbriandiggle27/12/2016
From YH. Tarn Crag, Belle's Knott, Whitegill Crag, Blean Rigg, Great Castle How, Castle How, Raw Pike, Swineshead Pike, Langley How, Silver How. Non stop raining. Did not see a thing. Soaked.ijpowell19/08/2016
with Andy 2nd time following Birkett routecolinfielding02/08/2016
Silver How to Blea Rigg ridge with Colin.bevandy11402/08/2016
From Grasmere (NY 33597 07331) - Easedale Tarn - Sergeant Man - High Raise - Low White Stones - Codale Head - Blea Rigg - Great Castle How - Castle How [Raw Pike] - Little Castle How - Swinescar Pike - Lang How - Silver How.david23020131/07/2016
ACW Round of helm crag, gibson knott, steel fell, calf crag, tarn crag, belles knott, blea crag, castle how, great castle how, little castle how, swinescar pike, lang how, silver how, from cp in grasmere.robertphillips23/07/2016
12th of the day with GB. Onto Silver How to finish the anticlockwise round of 13.bolton07/06/2016
Included in a walk along the ridges W. of Grasmere. Red Bank Road Car Park in Grasmere (£7 for 10hrs) Permissive path through grounds of Lancrigg Hotel to Helm Crag Continued along ridges, finishing on Silver How, bagging a total of 7W, 3B & 3Sy. (PM)gerrybowes07/06/2016
With Jackie on a glorious sunny day. From Grasmere to Langdale taking in Lang How, Swinescar Pike and Castle Howclimbingkershaw06/06/2016
Grasmere to LangdaleRonald07/03/2016
From YHA Grasmere on a round or Wainwrights, Birketts and Synges circumnavigating Easdale Tarn. This the second of 11 hills.jonglew29/02/2016
Solo Wet Cloudydentalchimp31/10/2015
Parked in Grasmere (paid for parking). Silver Howe - Lang How - Swinescar Pike - Little Castle How - Castle How - Great Castle How - Blea Rigg - Butherlyp Howe.Jacqdaw25/09/2015
From Elterwater - Silver How, Lang How, Swinescar Pike, Castle How, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man North/ Codale Head, Sergeant Man, High Raise & Low White Stones. Down to Wythburn.petebagger01/07/2015
Lovely evening walk in perfect conditions.pwithnall07/06/2015
Wonderful circular walk out of Grasmere Lost the trail up the 1st climb but after that it was a fantastic 9.5 mile walk capped off with a wonderful climb up to Sergaent Man Lee's best decent ever and long may it continueTobo196930/05/2015
From Grasmere. Easedale Tarn, Belle's Knott, Blea Rigg, Great Castle How, Castle How (Raw Pike), Little Castle How, Swinescar Pike, Lang How and Silver How. Fabulous day in glorious winter conditionsAlunRees3103/02/2015
From Grasmere. Easedale Tarn, Belle's Knott, Blea Rigg, Great Castle How, Castle How (Raw Pike), Little Castle How, Swinescar Pike, Lang How and Silver How. Fabulous day in glorious winter conditionsAlunrees3303/02/2015
Walked with Mary Paul and Nicola. Walked from Grasmere. Tarn Crag, Codale Head, Sergeant Man, Blea Rig, Castle How, Swinescar Pike, Lang How and Silver How. Conditions:- Cold Dry with plenty of snow on the tops. Time:- 8 hours Aprox Distance :- 11 Miles Great walk.rwinrow24/01/2015
Grasmere-Silver How-Lang How-Swinescar Pike-Castle How-Blea Rigg-Easedale Tarn-Grasmere. On own.MorecambeMonkey19/01/2015
Chapel Stile, Silver How, Lang How, Swinescar Pike, Little Castle How, Castle How and Gt Castle How to New Dungeon Ghyll in a roaring Northerly that pelts spindrift in your face.Eddie18/01/2015
Birkett 3Dave Geere30/11/2014
From Grasmere-Silver How-Lang How-Swinescar Pike.Back via Wray Gill on a day of sunny intervals and one brief shower.Grand views throughout.With Bridget and Oscar.catman02/11/2014
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie02/11/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge02/11/2014
SR, PS, GFrank20/09/2014