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Name:High Rigg [Naddle Fell]
Hill number:2627
Height:357m / 1171ft
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Central Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,W,B,Sy,Fel,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 30852 21997
Summit feature:rock about 4m W of cairn
Drop:189m
Col:168m  NY311196  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL4S OL5S
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Added to Synge list Jan 2017; status of hill 3859 unchanged
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1023 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Picking off a couple of lone ones. Glenridding Dodd and high Rigg.Mountainhikes05/06/2020
Parked at the church and went upwards to a very windy top Great viewsChinnockC01/03/2020
W No.3 Rnd 6. With Alfie.Dangerous Dave23/02/2020
Second visit, collecting surrounding TumpsColin Crawford21/02/2020
Late afternoon with Louise & William, very chilly but fine with great views of Blencathra and Skiddaw. Shame about all the pipeline construction mess in St Johns Valleysteve_a12/02/2020
with GusAbiD03/01/2020
Parked by the Youth Centre and climbed the steep grassy path to the summit. Excellent viewpoint. With LP.wombourne02/01/2020
From 307239 - Low Rigg - High Rigg - HR South Top - HR South East Top - Wren Crag - To 315195screeleep13/10/2019
From the direction of wren crag ascended from the A591. Great views all around, back along the fell and over to Low Rigg with Tewet Tarn further on. Descent to the road by the youth centre and then the footpath to Dale Bottomkeenwalker18/09/2019
Parked St John's in the Vale church, walked South along the footpath in the Vale, along St John's Beck. Meeting the A591, we turned back on up Wren Crag. Along Long Band and up onto High Rigg before dropping back down to the church. Ali T and Jonny H. 2hrs: 7.6km; 380mByronHaywood12/09/2019
Parked at the church and followed the path up from the youth hostel to the summit. Easy to follow. With RichieZoe Little05/09/2019
Wet and Windy.Adam Cowley29/08/2019
5m Circular from Verge Parking at the end of the Fell on A591. Up an along to the summit then return through the valley stopping at Tea Shop at Low Bridge End Farm.Jephcote8318/07/2019
Carrying SamIbby26/06/2019
With Janet.GordyH20/06/2019
The less said about my attempts to climb Raven Crag and associates the better. I did however manage to get up the 3 birkets of High Rigg and Castle Rock. Me and H, lovely summer's day.johnkaysleftleg19/06/2019
Cockley Moor, Randerside, Great Dodd, Little Dodd, Calfhow Pike, Low Rigg, High Riggkeithouk09/06/2019
Started from church on farm track..billames04/06/2019
From Smaithwaite BridgeCyclistno104/05/2019
Second round of Wainwrights. Parked at the activity centre on the way home from Keswick. With Lindsey on a sunny morning.Skip222/04/2019
Second visit to High Rigg. Parked at the activity centre with Lindsey on a sunny morning.Skip22/04/2019
Ran up with Hannah.Jim Baz15/04/2019
Walked with Sam from layby straight up onto the top then down hostel and back along the side via a welcome break at the farm tea room - very hung over, forgot drink, very warm! 5.5 miles; 2.5hrsMozzer08/04/2019
My first solo wainwright!Debconlin27/03/2019
With Astrid from Legburthwaite Car Park - Great weather, the hottest UK winter temperature ever recorded - Wainwright 154Nutty26/02/2019
After Low Rigg and on to other two outliers.PeterD29/12/2018
With Mum and Alison from St John's churchMark Jackson26/12/2018
With Sue from layby nr Stone circle to Dalebottom and summit and return via Tewit Tarn, Clear and cold.Frank13/12/2018
From Sykes Farm (Dale Bottom) ascent via bridleway and footpath to High Rigg.raymooremanx26/11/2018
On a w/e away with OH, CJ and Snoop. Birthday walk for OH. Nice day, stayed below the clouds.cackleberry20/10/2018
With JGCW19/10/2018
+CK,Cliff&BonnieSimonK07/10/2018
Walked up lane to St. John's-in-the-Vale church then climbed High Rigg first. On summit about. 2.30pm-clear views.Peak Rambler05/10/2018
High Rigg & St John's In The Valesms.3729/08/2018
St Johns-in-the-Vale Circuitsms.3725/08/2018
From Castlerigg FarmCyclistno108/08/2018
Solo. Foggy and drizzly evening with very low cloud. Walked instead of Clough Head. Walked first time unsuccessfully with Deb Conlin. Only did 3/4 of the fell as Deb was not happy with it being a school night and the possible fading light. Excuses to you and me!!!jonesj206/08/2018
Circular from Smaithwaite Bridge. Muggy.MountainTerrier22/07/2018
Solo.robba_wag13/07/2018
With Bevsimon and co19/06/2018
With K and RM from youth centre church. Good view.Ashley12/06/2018
Once again fuelled by MacDonalds set off about 6:30 for High rigg. Had to pop back for superman but found he was missing an arm. in the end I forgot him as I left him in my hoodie pocket which I left in the boot. Parked at the church in St Johns in the Vale and headed straight up. took about 30 mins with Myla but very straight forward. Great views up top of Blencathra and towards Thirlmere. decent was the same wayScotty 2 Hotty09/06/2018
With MaryChet196219/05/2018
From Legburthwaite https://wp.me/p8k0KU-B7LaurenExplores06/05/2018
High Rigg from S carpark over to church, with CissyAvidSockWearer03/05/2018
St John's Church - HIGH RIGG - High Rigg S top - High Rigg SE top - Wren Crag- Low Rigg. My 2nd visit 14 years on.citygent23/04/2018
With Toddstephenhughes19/04/2018
me tom and dylanPaul Beard28/03/2018
Parked at Legburthwaite, Wren Crag, High Rigg South Top, High Rigg, returned same way. Sunny with excellent views of surrounding fells.Fell_wanderer09/03/2018
From Tewet Tarn over Low Rigg, then Naddle Fell. Snow and hail, but cleared on the top!CharlieRose11/02/2018