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Name:Howes
Hill number:2576
Height:583m / 1913ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Eden (Carlisle)
Class:Wainwright Outlying Fell
(WO)
Grid ref:NY 49822 10378
Summit feature:rock
Drop:3m
Col:580m  NY497104  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:rock 20m SW at NY 49805 10367 is just lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 169 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Round of Swindale over 1 Wainwright and 10 Wainwright Outliers. Parked near Swindale Foot.PGCE05/06/2020
Parked at the bottom of Swindale, walked up the valley, onto Nabs Moor, Howes, Mosedale Cottage and back down the valley.Chipstertrain02/06/2020
From car park near Swindale Foot farm: Langhowe Pike (both tops); Great Ladstones;Seat Robert; Fewling Stones: High Wether Howe; Scam Matthew; Howes, and Nab's Moor. Visited Mosedale Cottage on route and finishd in the Shap chippy. Cold day, but warm in sheltered spots. Last hike for a while due to the Coronovirus crisis.Lazylizzie21/03/2020
SoloVin09/12/2019
Visiting Howes (and Nabs Moor) returning via Mosedale Cottage and Forces Falls to Truss Gap.RobB30/10/2019
Langhowe Pike, Great Lad Stones, Seat Robert, High Wether Howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor, Howes, Ulthwaite Rigg, Great Saddle Crag, and Sleddale Pike.Walkingmurphy14/09/2019
From Tailbert followed footpath into Swindale via Trussgap Brow. On to Swindale Head and Dodd Bottom. Ascent of Nabs Moor and on to Howes. Descent in Mosedale, crossing Mosedale Beck and climb of Ulthwaite Rigg. On to High Wether Howe, Fewling Stones, Seat Robert, Great Ladstones and Langhowe Pike. Descent back to car via track over Ralfland Forest.raymooremanx22/06/2019
A circuitous walkk from the parking area in Swindale near Truss Gap. Taking inLanghowe Pike, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, High weather howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor and Howes. A beautiful sol day in perfect wandering weather.Shutterlag13/05/2019
From Keld Dub - Blue / breezy and hot - lane then track to Seat Robert (with its Ring Trig) - High Wether Howe - we follow fence down into Mosedale for a paddle through Mosedale Beck - over Howes (then the 673 high point beyond) past pillar and on to Branstree and Artlegill Pike (with its Ring Trig). Back via Selside Pike - Selside End droping down the Corpse Road to Swindale head - lane to Truss Gap - Low Katedale climb to Dog Hill then lane back top Keld in the diminishing light.briandavies20/04/2019
From dam car park a round of Great Ladstones, Langhowe Pike, Glede Howe, Fewling Stones, Nabs Moor, Howes, High Wether Howe and Seat Robert.rhalstead24/12/2018
AW's outliers sixth top of seven on a 12 mile walk from Swindale, route Langhowe pike, Great ladstones, Seat Robert, High weather howe, Fewling stones, Howes and Nabs moor.WAYNE ROWLETT20/05/2018
crossed Mosedale beck by the bridge to add these tops to wet Sleddale walk solocolinfielding19/05/2018
With FR from Haweswater CP via Branstree, High Howes, Howes, Selside Pike.Bheinn28/03/2018
With NB from Haweswater CP via Branstree, High Howes, Howes, Selside Pike.Frank28/03/2018
Up from Mardale Head for Branstree and Selside Pike. Picked up this and the other Wainwright Outlier, Nabs Moor, whilst up there.jonglew13/01/2018
WOs 110 and 111; Bs. 94. Last day at Shap and rain forecast for p.m. Dropped and picked up at Swindale Head and followed W's route up the Nab and Howes but returned by the same route as wanted to fit in the Birkett Brown Howe via the corpse road as had to omit it on the Naddle horseshoe walk through exhaustion. Made it 30 mins. before rain started.BURGESS16/08/2017
W Jenx and Bryher from limited parking at Truss Gap. Along lane to Swindale Head then fine old track up past Hobgumble Gill and steep up onto Nabs Moor. Pathless then to Howes and the NE Top of Branstree. Motorway line then to Selside amidst increasingly heavy showers before descending the Old Corpse Road back to Swindale Head and car. A Sunday and not a soul seen, who says the Lakes is crowded? Jenx's penultimate WOnordicstar30/07/2017
A good circular walk from Truss Gap.jenx30/07/2017
From Tailbert and Langhowe, mopping up the summits in the areabardolph25/07/2017
From Howes picking up Argo track. On to Selside Pike. Easy in summer but not as easy as the subsequent ridge to Branstree.Eddie25/06/2017
A lovely top Alan Moore19/04/2017
Walked into Swindale from the courtesy CP and did the circular walk over Nabs Moor & Howes, returning down 'The Forces' - waterfalls of Mosedale Beck/Swindale Beck. Weather very good with light cloud and lovely views. Snow on the tops.falunty30/11/2016
From Nabs Moor - on to Branstree NE top.Wycombe Wanderer23/08/2016
Walked on my own from the road into Swindale using Wainwright's Outlying Fells walk. Sunny and very warm.flockwatcher02/06/2016
A short steady climb from the bridge over the Mosedale Beck at 506100. Number 10 for the day with GB.bolton31/05/2016
Included in a walk in DRY conditions along the lumpy ridge south of Swindale. Large parking area at NY52146 14232 – Road to Swindale Foot, along PRW & then up to ridge NE of Langhowe Pike – SW along ridge to Nabs Moor, bagging 7WO, 1B & 3 Sy along the way – Bridleway down to Swindale Head & then pleasant 2.6km road walk back to car. (PM)gerrybowes31/05/2016
Circuit of Sleddale Beck from Wet Sleddale Reservoirdavidpettit8417/10/2015
From Swindale Foot.Nabs Moor and Howes on mainly overcast and breezy day.Not clear why AW chose the first one!With Oscar.catman11/09/2015
With Catman.oscarrosie11/09/2015
Swindale Foot - Swindale Head - Nabs Moor - HOWES - Mosedale - Forces Fall. Lovely fresh sunny morning.citygent25/08/2015
From Nabs Moorrb01/05/2015
From SwindaleDavid Gradwell01/05/2015
From Haweswater car park. Branstree, Branstree NE top, Howes, Nabs Moor, Selside Pike and Brown Howe. Glorious weather.AlunRees3121/04/2015
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave15/11/2014
With Katy. Sunny with Nabs Moor. Waterfalls on route back.George Thompson04/09/2014
From Swindale Foot via Nabs MoorAnduril21/05/2014
Another Hill which was a surprise to find that it was a discrete hill. On the map it appears rather like the shoulder of a higher one. Torrential rain made further progress dangerous so decided to return to the car. A disappointing way to commemorate number 800!moorsman23/10/2013
On Swindale circuit, from Nabs Moor. View down to Mosedale Cottage about the only thing of interest.Aye Jimmy20/08/2013
Climbed from Sadgill via Gatesgarth pass the Mosedale cottagerobert03/06/2013
Parked NY 52831 15679 > Scalebarrow Knott > Harper Hills > Powleys Hill > Hare Shaw > Selside Pike > Nabs Moor > HOWES grassy summit with exposed rock > Branstree NE Top > Branstree > Brown Howe > Naddle High Forest > Wallow Crag > Naddle Low Forest > Hugh\'s Laithes Pike > nameless (Naddle Horseshoe - 3) > NY52831 15679Tony Hartry II31/05/2013
From Swindale, combined with the Naddle horseshoe.jeffurz25/05/2013
Swinside Farm - Nab Moor - Howes (following Wainwright's Howes route in Outlying Fells)benarbia_809/01/2013
Lovely Boxing day walk around the Swindale Horseshoe.Hammy26/12/2012
Langhowe Pike, Great Ladstones, Seat Robert, Glede Howe, Fewling Stones, High Wether Howe, Ulthwaite Rigg, Branstree NE Top, Howes, Nabs Moorronaldo33327/10/2012
A6 Summit>High House Bank>Robin Hood>Lords Seat>Howes>Nabs Moor>ULthwaite Rigg>Great Saddle Crag>Sleddale Pike. Cashed plane parts (F111 in 1975) found at NY 52960 08822)G4OBK (Phil)20/05/2012
From Nabs Moor. Mist to 2,000' On compass over pathless tussock, over wire fence up to crags and a cairn before dropping down over more tussock and a confusing ridge. GPS confirmed top. No cairn. Crossed a streamlet turned south to Mosedale passing a large spoil heap on the right. On a bridal path from the cottage, very boggy. Boots and socks soaking wet. for a mile over pathless moor to get a view and sound of Swindale Beck flowing N over a series of falls and ravines. With glucose tablets, back on the track to the car. 4 3/4 hours.arranc14/10/2011
With Alfie and Sail.Dangerous Dave02/04/2011
1dads09/05/2010
Long hot autumn day across Harter Fell, Gatescarth Pass and Mardale Common taking in 4 Wainwrights.jester6926/09/2009
Trip with Irregulars - led by Dave Williamsstephenwalker08/08/2009