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Name:Capple Howe
Hill number:3843
Height:445m / 1460ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Class:Birkett, Synge
Grid ref:NY 43215 02896
Summit feature:a few stones on grassy hummock
Col:440m  NY 4317 0292  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 174 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at the start of Dubbs Lane, then along this until gate allows easy access to hill. Return to Lane the onward to Sour Howes and Capple Howe on another warm sunny day in May.Dugswell229/05/2018
From small layby N of the church. Deep powder snow on hill side. Turned off the Garburn Rd and followed wall up until due E of old quarry then direct to Sour Howes. On to Sallows, then across to here before returning. Not a long circuit, 9k, but enough in knee deep snow.jonglew20/01/2018
Foul weather all day. Drove to road end near monument and followed track, flooded in places. Found way to summit from just before impassable ford. Rain stopped briefly and had good views of Windermere.BURGESS05/06/2017
Church Bridge - Sour Howes - CAPPLE HOWE - Latrigg - Longmire Lane. Snow & freezing on summit, struggled to operate GPS with frozen fingers!citygent06/11/2016
part of troutbeck medleyfellrunner21/09/2016
3rd and last for the day after Sallows and Sour Howes. Descended east to a good track and headed north to Kentmere with GB. 5.66 miles and 3 hours 25 minutesbolton31/08/2016
Parking area opposite Kentmere Church - Head of Garburn Pass - Sallows - Sour Howes (Summit & Wainwright located nearby) - Capple Howe - ESE to Fords & then excellent track back to car. (PM)gerrybowes31/08/2016
On a detour from Sour Howes with a walker looking for Capple Howe using our map.Neilb25/08/2016
Via Dubbs Lane and Sour Howes on pleasant summer afternoon.With Catman.oscarrosie22/06/2016
With Oscarcatman22/06/2016
shipman knotts, goat scar, kentmere pike, harter fell, mardale lll bell, thomthwaite crag, grey crag, froswick, lll bell, yoke, sallows, sour howes, capple howe, ACW from kentmere village parked near church.robertphillips03/04/2016
cj bw lishachrisj196527/03/2016
Walked with Mary. Overcast and drizzlerwinrow31/01/2016
Troutbeck-Garburn Road-Sour Howes-Capple Howe-Sallows-Garburn Road-Troutbeck. On own.MorecambeMonkey20/01/2016
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave28/07/2015
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
High Borrans - Sour Howes - Capple Howebenarbia again21/03/2015
Last top on new Kentmere Long training run from Green Quarter Fell.Eddie17/03/2015
On way back to Kentmere after Sallows and Sour Howes in mist.Wheelsy10/02/2015
Lots of mountain bikers around at the start. Nice easy walk in, then tiring ascent through tussocky grass to summit which was in cloud.Si's 2nd round04/01/2015
Reston Scar, Hugill Fell, Capple Howe, Sour Howes, Sallows, Wansfell Pikekeithouk07/12/2014
From Kentmere. Capple Howe, Sour Howes, Sallows, Castle Crag, Piked Howes, Rowantree Knotts and Scale Knotts.AlunRees3124/10/2014
From Kentmere. Capple Howe, Sour Howes, Sallows, Castle Crag, Piked Howes, Rowantree Knotts and Scale Knotts.Alunrees3324/10/2014
down from sour howes as part of the kentmere roundbardolph13/07/2014
As a singleton from Browfoot Lane endAnduril30/06/2014
Kentmere to Sallows, Sour Howes and Capple Howe. Excellent roundRoger C25/04/2014
A round of 11 summits, 8 new ones. Parked on the road by entrance to caravan park.thenomad08/04/2014
With Martin on a circular day walk from Troutbeckalistairpooler04/04/2014
On a circuit from Troutbeck, with Alistair Pooler.Phreerunner04/04/2014
with Parlick, a good day out.Shutterlag03/03/2014
From Ings-Troutbeck lane to SW, then lane past Dubbs reservoir. Continued to Sour Howes and Sallows. Very cold wind on tops and showers.Aye Jimmy21/11/2013
From SW, 2nd gate past Dubbs Resr, then soggy pasture. Parked at start of lane but several options en route including at resr. Then back for breakfast at the Hillwalkers Register do.RHW06/10/2013
Birketts - walk E/KEN3.Start End of Browfoot Lane. CAPPLE HOWE > SOUR HOWES > SALLOWS. Overcast and showery 20 deg C.Easy Start with quite a long walk into the hills. Some rough grass walking but stunning views of larger hills.Hill Wanderer10/08/2013
Sour Howes and Capple Howe from Troutbeck.rhalstead22/05/2013
On it's ownronaldo33312/01/2013
Climbed from Troutbeck via Garburn Pass and Sour howesrobert21/11/2012
Sez J & ClaireLittledave08/11/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere04/11/2012
W Jenx from Kentmere church, Garburn Pass road past Badger rock, in mist / snowy ground from 300m. Sallows greyed out, onto Sour Hows than Capel Howe which were clearing and good views to Windermere. Back on bridleway to start by church.nordicstar03/11/2012
with CP.garth8725/05/2012
Calling this a summit is a bit like calling Sweeney Todd a barber!moorsman01/05/2012
On a fell run up from near Troutbeck, with Sallows and nearby Sour Howes. Summited in the process of finding the actual summit for Sour Howes.knavesandblades01/08/2011
low cloud, zero vis, driving rain!CaralynR25/06/2011
Birketts CLF walk E/KEN3 in reverse, Browfoot Lane above Kentmere > Sallows > Sour Howes > CAPPLE HOWE grassy summit topped with a few stones > Browfoot Lane above KentmereTony Hartry II14/04/2011
Troutbeck Sour Howes Capple How Sallows Yoke Ill Bell Froswick Mardale Ill Bell High Street Thornthwaite Beacon Troutbeck Tongue TroutbeckAndy Hirst26/02/2011
Walked from Staveley to Kentmere then up the Garburn road to Sallows, Sour Howes, Capple Howe and finally Orrest Head and down to Windermere. Bright and cold with snow flurries as the day went on.nosdrahcir25/11/2010
Walked to and from High Borransbenarbia_825/10/2010