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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 170 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
ALHEJ Wilkins11/07/2020
iainwalton18/06/2020
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
Jill Robertson19/03/2020
pwithnall03/01/2020
SoloVin09/12/2019
Vin02/12/2019
Visiting Howes (and Nabs Moor) returning via Mosedale Cottage and Forces Falls to Truss Gap.RobB30/10/2019
timus21/10/2019
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
Scott Morley 8629/06/2019
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
ALHEJ Wilkins30/03/2019
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
Guy Heelis04/12/2018
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
Steve Clark16/05/2018
David8407/05/2018
A W Bryan28/04/2018
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
TheShipsMast19/11/2017
ngthack29/10/2017
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
ALHEJ Wilkins04/08/2017
Wilkins Synges04/08/2017
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
hughbagger02/04/2017
Tobo196915/03/2017
GEOFFTURNER18/02/2017
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
peterh27/11/2016
Ullswalker05/10/2016
kev6517/09/2016
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
mcbiydw230/04/2016
vjw30/04/2016