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Name:High Pen
Hill number:3762
Height:475m / 1558ft
Parent (Ma):2462  Blake Fell
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Calder & Ehen
Watershed:St Bees Head to Ravenscar
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 10999 18896
Summit feature:single stone on grassy mound
Drop:18m
Col:457m  NY111189  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Observations:post 150m SW is 2m lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 207 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
G, M, MIdris17/04/2019
Kelton, Godworth, Banna Fell, Banna Fell East Top, Floutern, Gavel then High Nook on Gavel, High Pen, Low Pen, Knock Merton and Kelton Fell Top. 9 mile circuit with main objective to get Knock Merton to complete our Fellrangers in 2018 - just 3pm on last day.nickywood131/12/2018
With G. From Lamplugh church > Low Pen via Dockray Nook, Felldyke then track on S side of Cogra Moss > High Pen > Blake Fell > Sharp Knott > Burnbank Fell > Owsen Fell then NE off fell to Meregill Beck picking up faint path on open access land to gate at NY 09770 21847.RT197017/05/2018
With Alex Jenkins on route to Blake Fellassynt_bob13/04/2018
From Gavel Fell, High Nook - on to Low Pen.Wycombe Wanderer07/01/2018
in distinct point on short grass by fence in fog, rain and strong windDenise 30/12/2017
Round of Loweswater End,Carling Knott,Blake Fell,High Pen,Low Pen,Sharp Knott,Burnbank Fell,Owsen Fell from roadside park just south of Fangs Brow Farm.In the cloud the entire time.jocks120/12/2017
The 4th top of an anticlockwise circuit of 6 Birketts around Cogra Moss, starting with Kelton Fell & finishing on High Hows. From Low Pen, a short walk along good path to the summit mound which is currntly crowned with 3 stones & a broken fence post! (PM CM)gerrybowes10/10/2017
From Low Pen and then directly east to Gavel Fell north top. With GB and CM.bolton10/10/2017
CJM10/10/2017
Road - Bowness Knott - Brown How - Great Borne - Herdus - Gavel Fell - High, Low Pen - Godworth - Kelton Fell - Knock Murton - High Hows - Owsen Fell - Burnbank Fell - Carling Knott - Loweswater End - LoweswaterMark Jackson15/08/2017
Warm sunshine, cold wind and good views of Blake Fells SW face. A totally different view of the fell and quite the best.Karmakarl02/04/2017
ticked as a synge very wet under footdarren-64619/02/2017
Birkett walk Western circuit of Gavel Fell, on a wet blustery day with Steve and Brian.Lou06/11/2016
2nd visit - wandering downhill with Lesley to Cogra Moss and a walk back round through Lamplugh and lanes collecting hedgerow plant seeds for the garden.Chris Pearson24/08/2016
CJ BWchrisj196505/03/2016
From Felldyke: a round of Murton Fell, Low Pen, High Pen, Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott and High Hows.summitsup24/02/2016
From Croasdale: Kelton Fell - Godworth - Low Pen - High Pen - Sharp Knott - Burnbank Fell - Carling Knott - Blake Fell - Gavel Fell N Top - Gavel Fell - Banna Fell E Top - Banna Fell. Strong wind and some sleat / snow flurries on tops.RobertP31/12/2015
From Felldyke a round of Murton Fell, Kelton Fell, Godworth, Low Pen, High Pen, Sharp Knott, Owsen Fell and High Hows.rhalstead28/12/2015
On route to Low Pen from Fothergill Head. What a lot of scrap fencing.iredale18/10/2015
difficult finding way from gavel fell north top real pea souper solocolinfielding25/06/2015
Gavel Fell (both tops) Low Pen, High Pen, Blake Fell, Sharp Knott, Owsen Fell, Burnbank Fell, Carling Knott, Loweswater Endijpowell27/03/2015
On way to Blake fell after Knock Murton and Low Pen. Clear.alwaysinshorts06/12/2014
Climbed from Loweswater in a round of 8 unclimbed Birkettsrobert19/08/2014
On a circuit which included Knock Murton, Low Penn, Gavel Fell, Carling Knott, Blake Fell, Burnbank Fell and Owsen Fell. Fine day with good views.signyred25/07/2014
walk from lamplughiannotts24/05/2014
With Damian, Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave18/04/2014
Entered via Felldyke and Cogra Moss. Loop including Low Pen, High Pen, Blake Fell, Burnbank Fell and Owsen Fell.gandrew12/04/2014
On a round of Wainwrights and Birketts. Parking at Maggie's Bridge, SE end of Loweswater. High Pen is a completely unremarkable hill - especially when the hill is in the cloud and there are no views.jonglew04/04/2014
http://app.strava.com/activities/126594770dickiewren03/04/2014
Parked at NY 08718 18213 > Knock Murton > Low Pen > HIGH PEN single stone on grassy moudn > Gavel Fell - High Nook > Gavel Fell > Floutern Cop > Banna Fell East Top > Banna Fell > Godworth > Kelton Fell > NY 08718 18213Tony Hartry II14/03/2014
Climbed on a 6.75 evening walk after filming Supermoto at Rowrah. Climbed Knock Murton, Low Pen, High Pen, Blake Fell and Sharp Knott. Weather deteriorated badly to gales and rain on Blake Fell.meltdiceburg30/06/2013
w Jenx from road parking at junction GR087182 easily to Kelton Fell, Godworth, Low Pen, High Pen, Gavel Fell, Banna Fell and back by neat ridge down to lane near Croasdale Farm. cool day, ground part frozen underfoot. Hazy views.nordicstar02/03/2013
Easy parking at cross roads to W. 3812 3796 2474 3757 3762 3772 pleasant round.destaylor19/02/2013
With Cabe the brave. High Lows, Sharp Knott, Blake Fell, High Pen and Low Pen. Avoided the jubilee but cold and windy.simon and co03/06/2012
Kelton Fell, Godworth, High Nook Gavel Fell, High Pen, Low Pen, Knock Murtonronaldo33319/05/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere22/04/2012
From Croasdale road via Gavel FellAnduril16/11/2011
NT car park Kirkstile Mellbreak Scale Knott Hencomb Floutern Cop Banna Fell Gavel Fell High Nook on Gavel Fell High Penn Low Penn Blake Fell Sharp Knott Burnbank Fell Carling Knott Lowes Water end on Carling Knott Watergate Farm NT car parkAndy Hirst14/10/2011
From Felldyke car park with judicial party.Low Pen-High Pen-Blake Fell(revisit)-Sharp Knott.catman02/04/2011
Croasdale-Banna Fell-Gavel Fell-High Nook-Blake Fell-Carling Knott-Loweswater End-Burnbank Fell-Owsen Fell-Sharp Knott-High Pen-Low Pen-Godworth-Kelton Fell-Knock Murton.benarbia_812/08/2010
1dads07/02/2010
From Low Pen. Top looks to be west of fence grassy topmick25/04/2009
en rout to gasvel fellgigglejon22/05/2008
Birketts CLF walk W/LOW1 Croasdale to Lamplugh road (NY 087 183) > Kelton Fell > Godworth > Banna Fell > Floutern Cop > Gavel Fell > High Nook > HIGH PEN unmarked grass and heather summit > Low Pen > Murton Fell > Croasdale to Lamplugh roadTony Hartry16/04/2008
En route to Blake Fellpaddyirish13/04/2008
With LewisPeteF27/02/2008
Gorgeous daydonald18/02/2008
Solo.Dangerous Dave29/04/2007
en route to Blake Fell for SOTA ActivationIan G7KXV06/12/2006