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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:Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 32478 06644
Summit feature:cairn
Col:367m  NY321065  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:other knolls in vicinity are lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 843 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
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
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
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
Walking the Wianwrights. 14/14 for today.Tony Millard11/02/2017
From Glenthorne in Grasmere. Up past Allan Bank, crossing Wray Gill higher up and heading to the summit. With ALT, IB and AB.marktrengove04/02/2017
Parked near Grassmere, Silver How, Blea Rigg, Sergeant Man, Codale Head, Tarn Crag, Easedale Tarn. Cloudy on highest summits with limited visibility.Fell_wanderer03/02/2017
Second visit to Silver How. 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. Finish on Silver Howe before darting back down to Tweedies bar.nordicstar17/01/2017
10.6 mile run taking in; Blea Rigg, Tarn Crag & Silver How.
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
The Langdale Pikes from Grasmeresms.3706/08/2016
2nd time round with Andy following Birkett routecolinfielding02/08/2016
Silver How to Blea Rigg with Colinbevandy11402/08/2016
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
Julie Brandon and baby Hope 1 st one of manyNezperces 01/07/2016
Last top after an anti clockwise walk of 13 summits starting on Helm Crag. Wainwrights, Deweys, Birketts and Synges. 14 miles taking just over 8 hours with GB.bolton07/06/2016