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Name:Pipers Hill
Hill number:16090
Height:485m / 1591ft
Parent (Ma):2559  Tarn Crag (Sleddale)
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Lune
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:NY 55867 04580
Summit feature:no feature: rough grass
Drop:80m
Col:405m  NY556056  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:ground 35m S at NY 55878 04544 may be as high
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 39 users)ByDate of Ascent
Pipers Hill, Whinash, Jeffrey's Mount from parking area at E end of Borrowdale. Walked along glen then ascent to Pipers Hill and return along the ridge. Snow at all levels, camped overnight in very cold conditions on ridge just before Piper's Hill.RobertP03/02/2019
From Hucks Bridgebriandiggle28/12/2018
From Thorny Bank. Seemed to take forever, toiling up the wet, spongy slopes on a compass bearing in the fading light. Made it back to the car at the last gasp of day. A disappointing walk because of the weather but from the little I could see it seems a strangely neglected area. Pencilled in for a return in fine weather. Incredible that Wainwright didn't include a walk here in The Outlying Fells. 6 hrs 45 mins.Wycombe Wanderer20/10/2018
From layby on A6 nr Hucks Bridge.Crib Goch22/07/2018
From layby on A6 (NY 5522 0378). RoW initially, then across rough pasture; on to Whinash. 2 hills missed out when doing other hills in the area and ran out of daylight in Nov 2017.jonglew19/07/2018
Ashstead Fell Northwest Top - Ashstead Fell West Top - Ashstead Fell - Mabbin Crag - Old High - Castle Fell - Shooter Howe - Whinfell Beacon - Grayrigg Forest Pt 412m - Grayrigg Forest Pt 439m - Grayrigg Forest  - Birk Knott - Jeffreys Mount - Casterfield Hill - Belt Howe - Roundthwaite Common - Winterscleugh - Winterscleugh North Top - Whinash - Dennison Hill - Pipers Hill - Crookdale Crag from GR: NY 55261 03664ronaldo33324/03/2017
With Jo, as catman and oscarrosie, circular walk from Roundthwaite over Casterfell Hiil, Belt Howe and Winterscleugh to Whinash and Pipers Hill, returning via Bretherdale. Weather; sunny, cool breeze, good visibility.amblerbob08/03/2017
From roadside parking on A6 at 390m, cut up to wall then Pipers Crag and onto Whinash, ground just about frozen, snow flurriesnordicstar10/02/2017
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave31/07/2016
A straightforward walk from the top of the Breasthigh Road.JohnW04/10/2015
Parking at Huck's Bridge. Follow the Breast High road to the col and pick up an easy track to the summit. Good viewpoint.moorsman18/06/2015
From High Borrow Bridge after first going to Whinash. Single stone poking out of the snow on top.Aye Jimmy22/01/2015
Ashstead Fell, Mabbin Crag, Castle Fell, Whinfell Beacon, Whinash, Pipers Hillkeithouk06/07/2014
Pipers Hill, Winash, Jeffery's Mount - Solo - Walked up valley from tebay end then along the ridge, saw 8+ 4x4 on the track over the ridgedads02/06/2014
Up from lay-by on road to Roundthwaite on grand Spring day with excellent visibility.Could see Cross Fell in one direction and Heysham Power Station in the other! Back by Breasthigh Road.Very enjoyable walk.With Oscar.catman21/05/2014
With Catman.oscarrosie21/05/2014
Circuit over Pipers Hill, Whinash, Thorny Bank and Whatshaw Common E Top from Shap summit.jimbloomer29/01/2014
Three stones mark the probable top.peebs31/05/2013
Lovely circuit of (the other) Borrowdale ticking off a whole cluster of peaks (bagging 400m tops). w Lesley from west. B& B on edge of Kendal.Chris Pearson31/05/2006
pleasant summit & view. stile from layby 551041 RHW18/04/2003
Borrowdale circuit w MVW, date to checknordicstar01/01/2000
Anton08/06/2018
Rambling Ray03/06/2018
Ianto&Sue27/05/2018
mcbiydw210/10/2017
AlanD09/07/2017
pwithnall07/06/2017
MM09/06/2016
m0untain_n0mad25/10/2015
Alan Caine25/05/2015
Dave Geere29/12/2014
mae19/04/2014
maknipe05/03/2014
thenomad28/08/2013
salen03/08/2012
andrew.allum01/01/2000
GaryJones01/01/1996
Alaric04/04/1988
Eddie24/04/1983