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Name:Great Rigg
Hill number:2539
Height:766.1m / 2513ft
Parent (Ma):2521  Fairfield
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 35593 10406
Summit feature:rock 15m NE of cairn
Drop:31m
Col:735m  NY356107  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S OL7N
Observations:cairn (NY 35584 10395) is Wainwright
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1402 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
ytfckent05/05/2019
Malin24/04/2019
With J and AndrewGCW23/04/2019
Started climb from Rydal..billames23/04/2019
Fairfield Horseshoe - Easter Sunday in the sunrachelcawley21/04/2019
neilmcoward08/04/2019
Climbed as part of Fairfield Horseshoe.Steve8101/04/2019
yewbarrow31/03/2019
PaulSatchell25/03/2019
S2774Hiking09/03/2019
AC1926/02/2019
Ran up from Grasmere, very cold wind at the top with mist, en route to Fairfieldptauwhare17/02/2019
Headed up from Heron Pike on the Fairfield round in winter conditionsZoe Little19/01/2019
With Clare, Anita turned back at Stone ArthurTeasyChris09/01/2019
animymous06/01/2019
With Jules and Jill from Rydal Hall completing the Fairfield HorseshoeGrey Hare01/01/2019
adriancowl14/12/2018
EveR799125/11/2018
ALHEJ Wilkins25/11/2018
Fell3wilki25/11/2018
Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Great Rigg and Stone Arthur With Amanda, Maxine, Di and GusAbiD30/10/2018
Helen w29/10/2018
suprisefish27/10/2018
4 of 14 on 16 mile round. Wainwright no. 45The-Z-Man25/10/2018
Dtwhite21222/10/2018
Lisa L20/10/2018
Rydale Church, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Red Screes, Raven Crag, Snarker Pike, Amblesidegaryhoney15/10/2018
Part of Fairfield horseshoe out of RydalRaefen2722/09/2018
dunx200511/09/2018
Ascent from Rydal Church to Nab Scar and on to Heron Pike. Round to Stone Arthur. Ascent of Great Rigg and on to Fairfield (low cloud). Round to Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike and Low Pike. Off-piste return via Humphrey’s Crags and Birk Hagg to Rydal Hall.raymooremanx01/09/2018
duncan_a15/08/2018
105belly11/08/2018
Full day’s walk with Janet.GordyH19/07/2018
Fairfield HorseshoeJephcote8307/07/2018
Solo walk from Ambleside - Nab Scar - Heron Pike - GREAT RIGG - Fairfield - Hart Crag - Dove Crag - High Pike - Low Pike - Wainwright 137Nutty05/07/2018
bryanp25/06/2018
siabod21/06/2018
Re-visit following first ascent of Stone Arthur. Continued to Fairfield.deurgar10/06/2018
Fairfield HorseshoeRik.Fizz01/06/2018
as part of Fairfield Horseshoe with Nicola.andrew larkins228/05/2018
smapearce28/05/2018
WonderingWally21/05/2018
Binxe17/05/2018
simmo002013/05/2018
MQ/sc/da/cm//mtquartley12/05/2018
Jay&Nic06/05/2018
Done as part of Fairfield Horseshoe with Chris from Ambleside.karentracey05/05/2018
CraigDring27/04/2018
benc23/04/2018
Griffin18/04/2018