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Name:Silver How
Hill number:2499
Height:395m / 1296ft
Parent (Ma):2396  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
(Tu,3,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 32478 06644
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:31m
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 1040 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
(Sun) Chapel Stile - SILVER HOW - BLEA RIGG - Stickle Tarn - New Dungeon Ghyll - Chapel Stilemnph15/03/2020
with GusAbiD19/02/2020
From ElterwaterAJF07/02/2020
From Grasmere via Blindtarn Gill routeCyclistno112/01/2020
Grey, then windier, then wetter 23 Km traverse of Coniston Wainwrights with a few Birkenstock’s added towards end.davechaffey31/12/2019
Silver How then round to Blea rigg, foggy dayejjohnstone22/12/2019
Lanty Scar, Fox How, Loughrigg Fell, Silver How, Blea Rigg, Butharlyp Howekeithouk24/11/2019
Revisitpedro117/11/2019
Revisit with PeteDave Geere17/11/2019
Walked from Grasmere then to Elterwater and back over with Emma C Amy P Heidi Nina and BettyESkelton15/09/2019
Grasmere, Helm Crag, Greenburn bottom,Calf crag, low white stones, High Raise, Sgt man, Blea rigg, Castle how, little castle how, Swinescar pike, Silver How, Grasmere. 14.5 miles.AvidSockWearer08/09/2019
With ASW. We climbed Helm Crag (405M), a detour down into the valley to find Greenburn Bottom, then back up to Calf Crag (537m), then continuing to the highest point of the Central Fells, High Raise (762m). From there we continued to Sergeant Man (736m), down to Blea Rigg (541m) and finally across to Silver How (395m), then back down into Grasmere.meltdiceburg08/09/2019
Started off with Fairfield Horseshoe (clockwise) as far as Great Rigg then Stone ArthurMarion13/08/2019
Bec picked me up from work. Tuesday evening adventure on the hottest day of the year. Getting into Grasmere about 17:40 and getting quickly changed headed off. Walking passed the Wordsworth house Allan Bank with great views of Helm crag. This is a gorgeous walk with great views odd shaped Trees. Although not really that hard it was a killer in the heat, sapping all our energy. After wetting our faces in Wray gill and then crossing we head up to final steep part to the summit. Fantastic views some of my favourite for a while and always good to be able to stop and chill on the summit. From there headed straight down through 100’s of baby frogs back to Grasmere. Stopped at Wateredge for a pint of the new Wainwrights Altitude IPA, picked up my van from home and back home for 10pm. Great night.Scotty 2 Hotty23/07/2019
With JGCW02/07/2019
Walked as part of the Silver Way from Grasmere to Silverdalewillpalmer29/06/2019
With Dad and my familyM0YDH28/04/2019
With GIll, staying at the Little Inn GrasmereWalla123427/04/2019
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
Walked back to Ambleside via Rydal cavesWMW3120/04/2019
Parked in Grasmere and followed a good path to summit. Continued to Blea Rig, Sergeant Man, Coldale Head and Tarn Crag. Dropped down to Easdale Tarn and back to car. With LP.wombourne28/03/2019
Lovely walk up from Grasmere over Allan Bank. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave23/03/2019
From Grasmere, following the signed path to Chapel Stile, turning off towards the summit on a well made path, with steps safely angled for the wintry conditions.LizH03/02/2019
Headed up from car park in Grasmere. Followed sign posted route to chapel style but turned off path to summit silver how. easy paths to follow and lots of routes to descend. with RichieZoe Little13/01/2019
Solo walk from Grasmere via Kelbarrow up onto Silver How for some cracking 360 degree views of the Lake District. Returned via Wray Gill and Allan Bank. Cracking crisp but bright day!Butty26/11/2018
With Bruce bowden and Sopia Howardvegibagger24/11/2018
Tarn Crag, Blea Rigg, Sillver How from Grasmere.lenman06/10/2018
With ramblers on loop taking in Blea Rigg, Silver How and Rydal Cave.SS23/09/2018
Silver How - Blea Rigg from Grasmere. Return via Easedale TarnJonathanConey08/09/2018
descending from Blea Rigg ridge to grasmerekeenwalker05/09/2018
First day out after knee injury. Parked up st Elterwater and had gentle stroll up in good weather. Nice lunch at Skelwith Bridge after!GaryG04/09/2018
Evening wander from the cattlegrid near the YHAdeurgar21/08/2018
From Grasmere Silver How Lang How Blea Rigg Easdale Tarn and back via EasdaleNeilb15/08/2018
Walking from Grasmere to Skelwith Bridge. May well have been there before but needed to make sure.summitsup01/08/2018
Climbed up while collecting controls at Lakes 5 DaysJK29/07/2018
Relocated from the summit during a very wet orienteering event. There have been previous ascents.JohnW29/07/2018
From Grasmere with Manchester Hiking (Simon leading): Tarn Crag, Codale Head, Sergeant Man, Blea Rigg, Swinescar Pike Lang How, and Silver How. Sweltering hot, close day.Lazylizzie22/07/2018
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
Just a short one .DanGeere12/06/2018
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