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Name:Silver How
Hill number:2499
Height:395m / 1296ft
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:Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 32478 06644
Summit feature:cairn
Col:364m  NY321065  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:other knolls in vicinity are lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 893 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Grasmere.twg2709/07/2018
Climbed Silver How and Loughrigg Fell with Andrew from Chapel Stile finished with a swim in Loughrigg Tarn and tea in the Britannia.jackfowler26/06/2018
RepeatSteve Q16/06/2018
Silver Howe, Blea Rigg, via Codale Tarn to Tarn Crag and back to car via Grasmere. Parked on roadside past High Close YHA. 9 hours.Nick13/06/2018
With Colin and Deb C. A lovely sunny and warm sunny evening.jonesj207/06/2018
From Blesa Rigg - great decent to east back to Grasmere. Amazing views of Grasmere, Rydal and windermereMrChris198003/06/2018
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
Julie and TarekLonnies12/05/2018
From Grasmere via Allan Bank and Wray Gill. Return via scree gully.afoster05/05/2018
Started from Rydal and went via the hill of Dow Bank onto Silver How, followed track back to Grasmere then track back to RydalWayne Mac21/04/2018
From Grasmere ascent of Silver How, via Allan Bank and Wray Gill. On to Blea Cragg via Lang How and Great Castle. Up to Sergeant Man and on to High Raise. Easterly down to Ash Crags to Tarn Crag. Contouring round to Broadstone Head, descent to Brownrigg Moss and ascent of Calf Crag, Round to Steel Fell and Dead Pike. Return to Calf Crag and along the ridge to Gibson Knott and Helm Crag. Descent to Lancrigg and return to Grasmere.raymooremanx14/04/2018
Part-way with Gill. Parked in lay-by off S bound carriageway of A591, nr Swan Hotel, Grasmere. From Grasmere village towards Red Bank as far as Kelbarrow, then public footpath to gully & up to summit cairn. Very pleasant.ADT10/04/2018
Fantastic days weather and walk, Sunshine with a cold Easterly wind. Goood visibility with some snow still on higher ground. With M, Pete and Bruna. Great pitching up the side of the scree slope from Grasmere.Karmakarl25/02/2018
Walked up from Grasmere via Kelbarrowthen back down via Wray Gill.Stu Percival20/02/2018
With SR from Goody BridgeFrank28/01/2018
With Nadia and Dave.Daisy Dee30/12/2017
From GrasmereCyclistno103/12/2017
Walked up from Grasmerejmistry8623/11/2017
With Pete from GrasmereInez12/11/2017
From Grasmere with Rachel and Poppydaveapotter26/10/2017
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
From chapel stile via Meg's gill with Chris and Claire, then Lang Howe and down via wray gill to Grasmere for cafe and shopping before heading back over to chapel stile before storm Ophelia arrived!zoob16/10/2017
Warm day.Me and my dog Tess.adrian34515/10/2017
Solosimon and co12/10/2017
Parked at Elterwater and went up Silver How then onto Blea Rigg where I tripped over a rock seriously injured my pride. Sam's bag was OK though! Dropped down from Stickle Tarn and lunched at Sickle Barn then back to car. 8 miles; 6hrs including lunchMozzer09/09/2017
Walk with Will from Rydal Hall visiting the caves before ascending Loughrigg Fell then descending northwest and on to Silver How returning along the ridge to Dow Bank, Loughrigg terrace and the footpath back to the car below Nab Scar. Disappointed at the lack of ice cream at both the car park on Rydal Water and the cafe at Rydal HallPhilip A30/08/2017
From GrasmereTyldesley Paul28/08/2017
Solo. From Blea Rigg then descended to Grasmere. Good views of Grasmere and surrounding lowlands. No one else around late afternoon. Lovely!Statto23/08/2017
Chapel Stile to GrasmereGisaclue20/08/2017
With Nick R, Nick T and Mike D from Baysbrown Farmclimbingkershaw12/08/2017
LSU Course provingLittledave16/07/2017
Circular loop with des irwin in good weather from grasmere, silver how, blea crag, sgt man, high white raise and back over tarn crag.JHerbert13/07/2017
From Grasmere then onto Blea RiggWeather Prophet18/06/2017
with Lynn Parkinderek_74418/06/2017
from Chapel stile, with Andrew & Tombengrant6616/06/2017
Part of a circuit around the Langdale Pikeshillexplorer09/06/2017
With Sue on a lovely afternoon - clockwise circuit from Grasmere.Phreerunner04/06/2017
Samuel's first WainwrightIbby30/05/2017
Week in Lakes, with Crosslands...richardsun24/05/2017
From the carpark in Elterwater then onto Blea Rigg .Haygalzer02/05/2017
Still early May bank holiday! Route quite busy with tourists. A bit of a long slog to get to Silver How but super views down to Grasmere, Rydal Water and Windermere. 9.6 miles by time we got back to car.AlanDStewart29/04/2017
As part of GL3D 2017Jim T29/04/2017
Good views considering its low height and relative ease of ascent. Easy enough walk with a little one.stripybadger23/04/2017
From Grasmere Silver How Blea Crag Pavey Ark Harrison Stickle Pike of Stickle Loft Cragg Thunacar Knott Sergeant Man Tarn Crag 20.2 milesWifey201601/04/2017
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
With James G doing micro-nav practice Spring/Summer 2017ajsburns01/04/2017
Silver How and Loughrigg Fell.jonesthesteam27/02/2017
With Blea Rigg on Ceri's birthday. Wonderful ridge and stunning views of Side Pikejpitches19/02/2017