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Name:High Tove
Hill number:2478
Height:515m / 1690ft
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:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 28915 16510
Summit feature:ground by cairn SE of fence
Drop:16m
Col:499m  NY288168  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:ground 10m N of cairn is as high
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 781 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
from Watendlath car park directly up the side of the fellkeenwalker04/09/2018
Solo from NTCP at Watendlath. High Tove & High Seat. Very warm weather.ADT04/07/2018
Climbed with Andrew from Thirlmere Dam as part of a 5 Wainwright walk.jackfowler25/06/2018
With JGCW19/06/2018
Armboth Fell, High Tove, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell, Walla Crag. With Trout.robba_wag03/06/2018
From Armboth Felldavidsharpe2328/05/2018
With SR from Watendlath along tops to Armboth Fells return back over High Tove.Frank19/04/2018
Climb from Ashness Bridge via Falcon Crag to Wall Cragg. Retraced steps to Cats Gill and followed footpath to Bleaberry Fell and on to High Seat, via bog land path. Followed fence line to Eddy Grave Strake and then to High Tove. Descended High Tove and crossed Fisher Gill to Armboth Fell. Return to fence line path to Shivery Man and Knott and down to Blea Tarn. Climbed High Saddle via Coldbarrow Fell, side stepping Low Saddle. On to Ullscarf. Descended following fence line via Green Combe to Dock Tarn where joined marked footpath and on to Great Crag. Problems locating fell. Following footpath to Puddingstone Bank and ascended Brund Fell. Re-joined marked footpath and down to Watendlath. Getting dark, so followed road back to Ashness Bridge.raymooremanx24/03/2018
From High Ladore, steep to Watandlath Beck good path to Watendlath, at first steep then easy going to High Tove, boggy path along fence to High Seat-great views, easy path to Bleaberry Fell, initailly steep but v good path down & across to Walla Crag- great views across Derwent Water to Keswick, good path down & into Keswick. Dry all day, cloud & some warm spells of Sunshine.apricorum11/03/2018
With Catherine, from Thirlmererichardsun09/03/2018
Parked at Watendlath out and back to Armboth via High Tove. Cracking February day in the sunshine!Stu Percival21/02/2018
From Armboth car park: Armboth Fell (Wainwright), Armboth Fell (Birkett), High Tove, High Seat, Bleaberry Fell, Raven Crag. Terrible conditions under foot. Very boggy and struggling through knee high snow at times. Paths not visible and walk guide very poor.Lazylizzie17/02/2018
5/11 (Walla Crag/Bleabury Fell/Bleabury Fell SE Top/High Seat/High Tove/Armbroth Fell (Birkett)/Armbroth Fell (Wainwright)/Shivery Knott/Watendlath Fell(Long Moss/Middle Crag/Brant Fell)Fergalh17/02/2018
Castlerigg - Walla Crag - Bleaberry Fell - High Seat - High Tove - Armboth Fell - Raven Crag in knee deep snow!twg2719/01/2018
Circular walk from Armboth Carpark, Thirlmere. Had to drive around as the Dam wall/road was closed for works. Armboth onto High Tove. High Seat then Bleaberry Fell. Decided against dropping down to Walla Crag as it would have put too much onto an already long day [left home at 0500 and started walking at 1100!]. I wouldn`t walk this route in the summer as it would be far too boggy. Fortunately I was able to walk over most of the bog as it was frozen. Some patches were defrosting as I found out the hard way! Finished in the dark, however the permissible path along the west shore of Thirlmere was spot on!Butty12/01/2018
With Armboth and High Seat & Raven Crag (2 already bagged)Nicky12/01/2018
With NB, Raven, Castle Crags, High Seat, Hightove Armboth Fell.Frank10/01/2018
Raven crag,Castle crag,High Seat,High Tove,Armboth Fell, From Dam Carpark with FRBheinn10/01/2018
From High Seat, boggy glad it's done.Cyclistno107/01/2018
Great Wood CP > Cat Gill > Walla Crag > Bleaberry Fell > Threefooted Brandreth > High Seat > The Pewits > High Tove > Armboth Fell (Birkett) > Armboth Fell > High Tove > Watendlath > Great Wood CP. Amazing winters day, ground partially frozen, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg06/01/2018
Little boggy but not too badejjohnstone31/12/2017
What was he thinking = bog festdavechaffey31/12/2017
Armboth carpark - High Tove - Armboth Fell - carparknolan05/10/2017
Parked in Rosthwaite National Trust car park, Lining Crag, Greenup Edge, Ullscarf, Low Saddle, High Tove. Sunny and warm, mist on Ullscarf limiting views and very boggy conditions from Ullscarf to High Tove, especially after High Tove.Fell_wanderer26/09/2017
From Rosthwaite to Skelwith Bridge. Grange Fell High Tove Armboth Fell Ullscarf Tarn Crag Blea Rigg.davepeel31/07/2017
NBFrank12/07/2017
High Tove to Ullscarf with FR from WatendlathBheinn12/07/2017
Boggie but lots of wildlife (deer/mice/baby thrush). Also did a bit of boldering on Armboth. did this with Kingsley and Deb C.jonesj214/06/2017
The Central Ridgesms.3726/05/2017
Nic & NedNicola & Stuart14/05/2017
From Ashness Bridge Walla Crag Bleaberry Fell High Seat Bog-fest to High Tove To Watendlath on to Great Crag Grange FellWifey201621/04/2017
21/04/2017 (38) From Ashness Bridge Walla Crag Bleaberry Fell High Seat Bog-fest to High Tove To Watendlath on to Great Crag Grange Fell 14.1 Miles 30,488 Steps 246 FloorsTobo196921/04/2017
Launchy Gill -> Fisher Crag - Armboth Fell (B) -> Armboth Fell (W) - > Shivery Knott -> Middle Crag -> High Tove -> Fisher Gill -> Launchy Gill (by lake shore)briandiggle06/04/2017
wet but worth doing lovely trees, moss at bottom on Thirlmere- would be nice view if not cloudyrichard cooksey18/03/2017
Walking the Wianwrights. 4/10 for todayTony Millard21/01/2017
Went over High Tove on way to Raven Crag. Very wet and boggy.Tony Bailes10/12/2016
High Tove, High Seat and Bleaberry Fell from Great Word car park via footpath to Watendlath.janey.m25/10/2016
From car park at dam (free for now) taking path up to Raven Crag with excellent view over very still Thirlmere. Back down to track and along to gate then directly to High Seat. Followed fence over to High Tove (one really bad bit of peat bog) then a fairly straightforward direct line to Armboth Fell. Crossed back to row then down to Armboth and along road to car.SS08/10/2016
Wainwright round with Jus, Cat & Jim, from parking area near Barrow Bay, taking in summits from Walla Crag to Armboth Fell. Worst mud on the ridge getting here from High Seat. A combination of feeling for sunken fence posts, high-speed walking on water and heroic pole vaulting saw three of us through. Justin fell in the bog for the second time today. You'd have thought he'd have learnt... High Tove was busy with people crossing between the valleys either side, but no-one else followed us on to the notorious Armboth Fell.wheresthepath25/09/2016
with Lynn parkinderek_74420/09/2016
Walked from the house in keswik with John , Walla Crag, Bleaberry fell, High Seat, High Tove, Armboth fell - (on my own, John injured his leg because he got stuck in a foot of mud). came back down via watendlath and a Bus.george_herbert_18/08/2016
From High Seat with Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave16/08/2016
Lodore Falls, Watendlath and Castle Cragphilhews08/07/2016
Very Boggydentalchimp19/06/2016
walk-high tovebabsjess03/06/2016
Armboth carpark - Armboth - High Tove - Raven Crag - Armboth carparkdanthwaites02/06/2016
From High Seat - only distinguishing feature is the watendlath-thirlmere path cutting straight through itjpitches29/05/2016
Hot, sunny, not too boggy. Gorgeous Bank Holiday Sunday. Went to Swinside Inn for dinner. Stowaway made it to the top (of the cairn)AlanDStewart29/05/2016
on a Liner walk from Keswick to Grasmerejmistry8621/05/2016
From Ashness Bridge. Came via Bleaberry Fell and High Seat. Decided to call it a day here, as we weren't exactly sure where Armboth Fell was. Headed down to Watendlath and followed the path by the beck back to the car. Still sunny. Dry feet all around.JonathanConey15/05/2016