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Name:Troutbeck Tongue
Hill number:2626
Height:364m / 1194ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
(Tu,3,W,B,Sy,Fel)
Grid ref:NY 42240 06428
Summit feature:grassy knoll
Drop:73m
Col:291m  NY426078  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:knoll is 40m N of cairn (NY 42233 06386) and 2m higher; cairn is Birkett summit and might be Wainwright's summit
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 574 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Lovely walk up from Troutbeck Bridge on the Kentmere path. On to Sallows and then long walk back before heading out again to bag Troutbeck Tongue. No nice way off from Sallows that we could find.jpitches17/09/2017
From Troutbeck - Troutbeck Tongue - finishing at the Queens HeadWifey201621/07/2017
Up and down the tongue at the end of the dayTobo196921/07/2017
With Baystones which looks ok on a map but the direct route has high walls unsuitable for climbing so an ascent nearly to High Great Knott before a gap in the wall allows a steep descent.A hot day!Brownie21/06/2017
parked on a layby between the Queens head hotel and the wooden lodges and caravan site. walked through the valley pass Beatrix potter owned house. went up via the rocky ridge before chilling on top with a bottle of Wainwrights. hard work with small legs (Myla's 3rd) but good day. Nice pint of stella and pork scratchings at the Newly refurbished stunning Queens head pub before home.Scotty 2 Hotty01/05/2017
With Andrew, from Troutbeck: Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Troutbeck Tongue. Glorious sunshine all day, deep snow on tops.jackfowler24/03/2017
Park at Townend, climb near front end, walk back along ridge then down Hagg Gill, bridleway to Garburn Road. Sunny. On my ownalwaysinshorts24/03/2017
From lay-by on A592 at NY 41498 04045. Descended through Town End to pick up Ing Lane, then up the south ridge to the Wainwright and main summit. Continued north along the ridge, then east to pick up the track down the dale by Hag Gill. With DB, RP and BC in very wet weather.marktrengove19/03/2017
Walked in from Troutbeck on the east side of the river and returned on the west side. Excellent viewpoint.JohnW13/03/2017
It was going to be Wansfell but lower cloud than expected so did Troutbeck Tongue from the Church instead.Neilb05/02/2017
From Church Bridge. Ascend from S, N to track then SE to BW alongside Hagg Gill to return to start Cold, sleet @ rain showers.TBR01/02/2017
Nice short walk with sun at start. Views to Windermere. KK a bit under the weather so enough for today. Saw some starey Herdies.AlanDStewart21/01/2017
A low level hill that felt a real struggle to climb that day but the view was well worth any effort !ng5guy16/01/2017
Me tommy jo Paul Katie jaz Jess Alex an shalamaPaul Beard15/01/2017
0900 - 1315hrs Poor visibility Cold and wet Started at Troutbeck near the church Circular routeJazbaker15/01/2017
Lovely inversions on late afternoon ascent.JohnB19/12/2016
From Church Bridge: Troutbeck Tongue and then, via a cross coountry yomp, WansFell (Baystones) and Wansfell Pike. Mild and windless, for December.jonesthesteam02/12/2016
Walk 22 - Troutbeck Tongue #76Kev_F28/10/2016
With davek973aren13/10/2016
As part of a round with Andy starting at a layby on the Kirkstone Road. Great views throughout. Route based on a Birkett walk.JohnStoneham06/10/2016
Troutbeck Medley, 11 miles, 3200 feet inc Sour Hows, Sallows and Troutbeck Tongue. With Dellfellrunner21/09/2016
An easy walk up from Troutbeck last wainwright of the holidayTobo196922/08/2016
Parked in the layby just north of the Queens hotel. Ing Lane, Hagg Bridge and then an uphill path from 424057. Easy walk and great views with GB.bolton21/06/2016
Small layby (2 or 3 cars) on the A592, just north of the Queen�s Head Hotel at 415040 � Minor road into Town Head & then PRW to gate & FB at 425059 � Through gate & then up a good path to the cairn & nearby summit knoll. (PM)gerrybowes21/06/2016
With Charlie on a scorching day: Sour Howes-Sallows-Troutbeck Tongue, but only got half way up Wansfell.rattymeister06/06/2016
Attempted run. Very lazy. But it was hot!vjw30/05/2016
with Lynn Parkinderek_74424/05/2016
Lovely views really nice steady clumb to the top.stephenhughes02/05/2016
From lay-by on A592 Nr. Troutbeck (Town Head)In afternoon following Wansfell (Baystones)in morning. There & back via. Ing Lane.Westdenewalker26/04/2016
from lay-by on A592robertphillips21/04/2016
2nd of the day. (Baystones - Troutbeck Tongue - Froswick - Ill Bell - Yoke - Sallows - Sour Howes) from Trout Beck.davepeel25/03/2016
A solo run in great but chilly weather up in 45 mins down in 30 mins. Did Shipman Knotts and Kentmere Pike et all in the afternoon.Shutterlag15/03/2016
From a lay-by on the A592 near Limefitt Park. Headed north along the western side of Trout Beck, to just north of Troutbeck Tongue. Headed south along the gentle ridge to the summit. Descended the steeper south side, returning to Limefitt Park along a good, if rather wet track. Total distance about 8.5 miles. Wainwright 51Nutty14/03/2016
SRFrank04/01/2016
From Troutbeck, finished in the dark!Chopperbrown30/10/2015
Walked up from Troutbeck difficult path finding from left side of hill chose the wrong to go up from..iannotts11/10/2015
With our lass and Steven From ambleside via wansfellDoddsa30/09/2015
Troutbeck CircuitAjm031011/08/2015
Bus from Windermere and easy but pleasant walk from villagetrimarc220/07/2015
Third of four for today I used the Troutbeck medley route from Stuart Marshall's book walking the wainwrightsWAYNE ROWLETT05/07/2015
Parked on the A592 > There are a few gaps in the walls down to the Clapper Bridge over Trout Beck > TROUTBECK TONGUE > NY 41230 06361Tony Hartry II29/06/2015
From Ambleside via Jenkin Crag, Sour Howes,Capple Howe, Sallows, Troutbeck Tounge, Wansfell, Wansfell Pike and finaly back to Ambleside. Too long!petebagger29/06/2015
And on to Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke, Sour Howes & SallowsWeather Prophet07/06/2015
Troutbeck Tongue from Kirkstone Pass. With Dave.ClaireCalverley06/05/2015
Started from Hartsop with Ian and Louise in fog and low cloud, but broke through cloud on climb up Hartsop Dodd. Great temperature inversion across Cumbria and Lancashire through hike over Caudale Moor to Kirkstone Inn lunch. Cleared on walk over Troutbeck Tongue and finish at Troutbeck villagemavero1006/04/2015
done with HilaryAimless Rambler14/03/2015
From Troutbeckrb13/03/2015
Solo from the north path not easy to follow, ground very wet nearly did an injure coming down as the grass was so wet :(dentalchimp08/03/2015
With Dave; a round of Sallows, Sour Howes and Troutbeck Tongue. Raining, low cloud, no views.Skip25/01/2015
Great walk up from Troutbeck taking the eastern valley up to the summitrobmurray06/01/2015