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Name:Bluecaster
Hill number:16401
Height:345m / 1132ft
Parent (Ma):2730  Baugh Fell - Tarn Rigg Hill
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Lune
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SD 71172 96892
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:44m
Col:301m  SD715967  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 34 users)ByDate of Ascent
On a Gargrave station to Sedbergh walk via Holmes Moss and this top, followed by Fawcett Bank. For a small hill, it certainly packs a punch with the exquisite views across to the Howgills.JOHNS23/06/2019
From RAWTHEY BRIDGEcjo18/05/2019
From SW on ATV track right to the top well described by Martin R. Very pleasant, gentle walk all the waycarole engel24/02/2019
From a large parking area 110m W of Rawthey Bridge. Good track for the first half (to SD 7093 9742) then a direct route over the rough from there. Nice little cairn at the top.jonglew16/12/2018
From Rawthey Bridge. Access Land. Dogs permitted. Solo.Dangerous Dave02/07/2018
Bluecaster from GR: SD 71213 97903ronaldo33318/03/2018
From Bluecaster Side. Ignore the bridleway sign and carry on to SD70153 96406 pick up at track most of way to summit. Part of a bid for all traditional Yorkshire P30, including those stolen by Cumbria.Martin R07/03/2017
Parked at Rawthey Bridge, crossed road and through gate to follow byway to where it meets bridleway, then tracks right to summit.Fisky Boy08/05/2016
With Fisky BoyBrenda Cloke08/05/2016
With Catman.oscarrosie14/04/2016
Parked near Rawthey Bridge.Followed Bridleway to marker,then followed trod which eventually petered out.Easy ground thereafter.Fine views of the Howgills.With Oscar.catman14/04/2016
With Jo, from Cross Keys: fp past High House, then across moor onto Bluecaster. Weather, cloudy, cool breeze, moderate visibility.amblerbob11/10/2015
Large parking area just SW of Rawthey bridge (alt 702ft). Follow the old county road as far as a waymark post on the crossing bridleway then pick up an easy direct line to the summit.moorsman19/06/2015
From road end to SW (beyond gate). Good parking. Head NNE up main track for 100m then turn R on atv track - all the way to the top.jimbloomer18/04/2015
From N, large layby W of bridge. Gorgeous afternoon.RHW22/03/2015
From road bridge to North, follow BW and cut up hill. Good view to Howgills.nordicstar05/12/2014
From before the gate before Bluecaster side SD699960. Track and rough grazing.Eddie27/09/2014
We were mainly interested in looking for potholes (swallow-holes) at the time, as well as on Wild Boar Fell.Aye Jimmy23/10/1979
m0untain_n0mad27/08/2019
Kendall21/05/2018
AlanD01/06/2017
mae10/02/2016
hughbagger17/10/2015
Alan Caine15/08/2015
maknipe10/02/2015
Lucky10/02/2015
Dave Geere09/03/2014
peebs05/09/2010
daviemore21/03/2009
GaryJones01/10/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Rambling Ray10/08/1997
tomandivy30/08/1994
Alaric16/07/1989