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Name:Hopegill Head
Hill number:2395
Height:770m / 2526ft
Parent (Ma):2386  Grisedale Pike
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Subhump, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,sHu,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 18568 22162
Summit feature:rock
Drop:97m
Col:673m  NY190219  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1245 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked of Coledale HorseshoeWMW3121/04/2019
From Grisedale PikeCyclistno110/04/2019
With CPgarth8705/04/2019
Liz's first trip to The Lakes. 10 Wainwrights bagged.gavopeo30/03/2019
From Force Crag. 12th ascentIWC25/03/2019
From Braithwaite in snow and high winds.Wheelsy10/03/2019
Ascended from the car park above Braithwaite, then on to Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head and Sand Hill, visiting Force Crag Mine on the way backWayne Mac03/01/2019
Along the ridge from Whiteside with Damian & Alfie.Dangerous Dave26/12/2018
After a quick hot chocolate on the summit of Grisedale pike and the obligatory pictures we made our way over Hobcarton crag to Hopegill head. Very easy but cracking views all around. This was possibly my favourite summit of the day just for the views, the ridge to Whiteside looking stunning but the summit felt deep into the mountains surrounding in all directions with perfect weather.Scotty 2 Hotty24/11/2018
Yen’s birthday hike.Mountainhikes12/09/2018
Coledale Horseshoe: Kinn - Grisedale Pike - Hobcarton Crag - Hopegill Head - Sand Hill - Crag Hill - Sail - Outerside - Stile End - Barrow. With Tammy, Sid, and Fudge.Hippo04/09/2018
Coledale Horseshoe trail runmaaaaaaaatty18/07/2018
Solo walk from Braithwaite - Grisedale Pike - HOPEGILL HEAD - Crag Hill - Sail - Scar Crags - Causey Pike - Outerside - Barrow - Wainwright 146Nutty18/07/2018
From Whinlatter, following Grisedale Pikedavepeel10/07/2018
Parked at the bottom of the footpath/mine track and up Kinn,Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Gasgale Crags, Whiteside East Top, Whiteside, about turn, Whiteside East Top, Gasgale Crags, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill and back down past the mines on the mine road.Chipstertrain01/07/2018
On the ridge between Grizedale Pike and Whiteside.bevandy11423/06/2018
Meetup walk with Tania; Grasmoor rounddeurgar25/05/2018
With J twiceGCW22/05/2018
Kinn, Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill with Joanna. Hot humid weather. Nice day. Very enjoyable.DAB8121/05/2018
With BRAY, ORMEROD, HOWARTH & GARDNER.MGT6714/05/2018
Walked up Gasgale Gill and then onto Crag Hill, retraced tracks back to Coledale Hause then up to Grisedale Pike then on to Hopegill Head and finally Whiteside before returning to the car at Lanthwaite Green.karentracey07/05/2018
GL3DLittledave03/05/2018
as part of GL3Djwbellarby01/05/2018
Coledale Horseshoe completed with Big MartinJC128/04/2018
From Revien Moss Car Park, Whinlatter Pass NY 20908 24253, via Hobcarton End,Grisedale Pike & Hobcarton Crag then onto, Ladyside Pike and Sand Hill.Return via Grisedale Pike and Hobcarton End.Westdenewalker12/04/2018
Ran with Scott Sadler.cagey3821/03/2018
With MVW on Coledale Round.Frank13/03/2018
With MaryChet196217/02/2018
Brilliant snowy day on the fells. Parked at the base of Rannerdale Knott ran along the road before turning off to climb Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandhope, Whiteless Pike Rannerdale Knotts then stopped of on the way back over Whinlatter to bag Graystones.Stu Percival13/02/2018
Snow covered hills and no wind, great views on top also, Day 1 of the 2017-18 new year trip, staying at Hawes End.Joel45128/12/2017
Parked near Hause Point, Rannderdale Knotts, Whiteless Pike, Wandope, Grassmoor, Sand Hill, Hopegill Head, Whiteside, back along road from Lanthwaite. Cold, with snow on Wandope and Grassmoor.Fell_wanderer29/11/2017
Friday run with Fellhugger. Very windy!cackleberry17/11/2017
Climbed with LUUHC on a walk from Braithwaite. Bit windy, wet and misty but good for the head. Grisedale Pike-Hopegill Head-Grasmoor-Eel CragJonathanConey22/10/2017
LUUHC Rain, low wind, low vis on topsCallumS22/10/2017
From Braithwaite up valley to Coledale Hause then to Sand Hill, Hopegill Head, Grasmoor, Wandhope and Thirdgill Head Man.dgresty26/09/2017
Extended Coledale horseshoe from Braithwaite: Grisedale Pike, Hobcarton Crag, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Eel Crag, Crag Hill, Sail, Scar Crags, Causey Pike, Outerside, Stile End and Barrow. Misty early Autumn day. A lot of low cloud and wind.Lazylizzie23/09/2017
From Lanthwaite Farm. On a big horseshoe, bagging 6 Wainwrights in all and finishing the NW Fells Book. Whiteside, Hopegill Head, Grizedale, Wandope, Whiteless Pike and a rather weary Rannerdale Knotts.jpitches09/08/2017
TD & C x 2This Dog25/07/2017
Ridge walk from Whiteside. Nice views.electricratman14/07/2017
Bagged as part of a three fell walk.alanm911/07/2017
Coledale horseshoephilhews09/07/2017
Anticlockwise Coledale round. Muggy and still to start, improving throughout the day.milimana05/07/2017
Lanthwaite -> Whin Benn -> Whiteside West Top -> Whiteside -> Hope Gill Head -> Sand Hill -> Eel Crag -> Crag Hill -> Wandope -> Thirdgill Head Man -> Whiteless Pike -> Rannderdale Knotts -> Lanthwaitebriandiggle22/06/2017
Whin Ben, Whiteside Whiteside East top, Gasgill Crags,, Hopehead Gill, Sand Hill, Grasmoor, Wandope, ThirdgillHead Man, Whiteless Pike and Rannerdale Knotts 11.7 miles great walkTobo196913/06/2017
From Lanthwaite Green Farm Whin Ben Scramble to Whiteside Whiteside east top Gasgale crags Hopegill Head Sandhill In cloud to Grasmoor Wandope Thirdgill Head Man Whiteless Pike Rannerdale Knotts Ending at the Kirkstile InnWifey201613/06/2017
a round from Hobcarton car park on a humid day with Dik and Ruby; Ladyside Pike, Hopegill Head, Sand Hill, Grisedale Pike and Hobcarton End.Lou27/05/2017
From Braithwaite with Peter including Grsiadale Pike, Hopegill Head and WhitesideInez18/04/2017
Small car park at NY168241 - Dodd - Whiteside - Hopegill Head - Ladyside Pike - Swinside - followed wall down. With FJ. Great half day's circuit.Mark Jackson10/04/2017
Second visit to Hopegill Head. Round from Buttermere NT carpark with Lindsey on a hot sunny day, light wind.. Up Whiteless Breast to Whiteless Pike, Thirdgill Head, down to Coledale Hause then up over Sand Hill to Hopegill Head and along the ridge to Whiteside. Descended on steep path down to Langthwaite Farm; long tedious walk along the valley road back to Buttermere.Skip08/04/2017
easy ascent from sand hill but in good weather a great view down to WhilatterAristotle Chip02/04/2017