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Name:Kensgriff
Hill number:3585
Height:574m / 1883ft
Parent (Ma):2755  Yarlside
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Lune
Class:Dodd (500-599m), Dewey
(Tu,5,Dew)
Grid ref:SD 68836 99274
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:66m
Col:508m  SD691997  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 233 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Gavin Theobald08/10/2019
Christo197903/08/2019
Rockdoctor06/07/2019
Circular walk including Knott, Greenbell, Hooksey, Randygill top, Kensgriff, Wandale Hill and Harter fell largly on good grassy tracks but some stiff climbs.cjo18/05/2019
davechick04/05/2019
walked up from cross keys ph via Cautley Spoutiannotts19/04/2019
Nick Canute26/03/2019
Nice horseshoe from Bowderdale on a 19k round of 7 Deweys/Sims. This the fourth: from Yarlside, on to Green Bell. Filthy weather.jonglew20/12/2018
Ben Rinnes07/10/2018
Chasejet03/10/2018
Cross Keys Cautley Yarlside Kensgriff Randygill Bowderdale Langdale Windscarth Fell Head Bush Howe The Calf Bran Rigg Top Calders Great Drummacks Cautley Crags Cautley Spout Cross KeysAndy Hirst01/10/2018
tomcr8827/08/2018
flakeyw05/08/2018
C/W circuit (15km, 980m ascent) starting from CP just W of Rawthey Bridge. Wandale, Yarlside, Kensgriff, Randygill, Green Bell, Gere, Adamthwaite & Harter. Nice circuit - good variety of hills. Fine (a bit too hot) weather - only a few cleg bites today.ger04/07/2018
Circular walk from Cross Keys HotelRamblingpaul06/06/2018
pwithnall05/06/2018
Steve Q11/05/2018
taff07/04/2018
Tufty06/04/2018
Descended from Yarlside down extremely steep grass to the saddle then followed the path up to summit.Wheelsy05/04/2018
Kendall28/03/2018
From Cross Keys (A683)followed ridge to Yarlside, then steep pathless descent north to cross above Little Randy Gill & up to Kensgriff,Randy Gill top & Hooksey. Returned to Randy Gill Top & followed 4x4 tracks SW steeply down into Borrowdale.mart079712/01/2018
With K on way from Yarlside to Randy Gill Top.Ashley09/10/2017
chalky195330/09/2017
andrewftc27/09/2017
From Potts via Hooksey and Randygill Top.Fisky Boy16/09/2017
With Fisky Boy.Brenda Cloke16/09/2017
Nuttall walk. Some difficulty with stream crossings due to recent rain. Paddling requiredRuth09/09/2017
arjh26/08/2017
down from yarlside then an up to here, the down is harderbardolph10/08/2017
2 of 3 Randygill Top - Kensgriff - YarlsideStormcrow27/05/2017
From Fat Lamb Country Inn (NY 73934 02380) - Ravenstonedale - Kilnmire - Wye Garth - Thornthwaite - Knott - Knoutberry - Green Bell - Stockless - Kensgriff - Randygill Top - Hooksey. Return by re-ascent of Randygill Top and from then on reverse of outward route.david23020121/05/2017
solitaryfellwanderer14/05/2017
mcbiydw211/05/2017
phenderson4222/04/2017
ascent from Yarlside. Cloud came and went; larks sang.Denise 12/03/2017
Walk continued from Yarlside. Steep descent to the col below Kensgriff, then followed bagger's path to the summit. Walk continued over Randygill Top and Hooksey. With JT.Sprog04/03/2017
Overnight route from Newbiggin-on-Lune (icy slippery streets). Took footpath S from E end of village to join road then left road to climb N ridge of Green Bell. Descended SW to col then some traversing and short climb to summit of Kensgriff. Descent NE to col then steep ascent to Randygill Top, then descent to col at Leathgill Bridge (camped here overnight). Short climb to Hooksey and long descent N to Weasdale and return to car by road and paths.RobertP14/01/2017
Start ~ 682048. Followed the road through Bowderdale and then the track/path up the ridge to West Fell.Then kept on up the ridge to Hazelgill Knot. We then made a direct descent to cross Bowderdale beck before a direct ascent of Kensgriff. Followed on with Green Bell, Randygill Top and finally Hooksey, walking out along that broad ridge. With Wombourne.steve hudson13/09/2016
Parked at GR 682048 near Bowderdale. Completed a circuit of West Fell, Hazelgill Knott, Kensgriff, Green Bell, Randygill Top and Hooksey. With SH.wombourne13/09/2016
A round of the Eastern Howgills from Cross Keys. On own.MorecambeMonkey11/09/2016
5.2 mile walk on easy terrain from Cross Keys, walked up through Narthwaite farm and onto Wandale Hill, then descended west easily forded Backside Beck where it joins Spen Gill, then climbed up to Kensgriff across Saddle and scrambled up to Yarlside, one we've been meaning to do since 2012, descended Ben End back to Cross Keys, hot and sunny, now bagged every east Howgills hill.DanTrig17/08/2016
The Calf, Randygill Top, Kensgriff and Yarlside with Lindsay and Frank from Cross Keys layby.Crib Goch17/07/2016
a route from Cross Keys with Martin and Frank taking in Randygill Top, Kensgriff and Yarlside, to complete the Howgill Nuttalls, but started with a second ascent onto The Calf to get the views. Early cloud cleared, some steep ups and downs!Lou17/07/2016
Fellhugger20/06/2016
wainwrighteer29/05/2016
Solo. From Yarlside on to Randygill Top.Aimless Rambler05/05/2016
From Randygill Top. Faint path on descent is pretty steep.Nick Caunt14/04/2016
oldbagger2705/04/2016
From Bowderdale via The CalfNorthender01/10/2015