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Name:Goat Scar
Hill number:2569
Height:626m / 2054ft
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, Deleted Nuttall
Grid ref:NY 47337 06913
Summit feature:outcrop near stile within fence corner
Col:616m  NY471070  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:cairn about 100m E overlooking valley is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 338 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Great views a stile provided to cross the fencephilhythe25/06/2018
Birkett 3. Annual tribal gathering with Gill,Andy,Ellen,Doug and Fudge.Dave Geere23/06/2018
From Kentmere Pike, on the Kentmere Roundrfoster01/05/2018
10/11 (Yoke/Rainsbarrow Crag/Ill Bell/Froswick/Thornthwaite Crag/Lingmell End/Mardale Ill Bell/Harter Fell/Kentmere Pike/Goat Scar/Shipman Knotts)Fergalh18/11/2017
Kentmere horseshoe on a day that was very blustery and cold for August. From the parking field in Kentmere: Shipman Knott, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Brown Howe,Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke.Lazylizzie05/08/2017
Sun and cloud with a strong wind and very clear with good views all round. Started from Sadgil and first went up Cocklaw Fell as it was an odd one previously missed. Then superb ridge walk over Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell and Adam Seat to the Gatescarth Pass and back down Longsleddale.BURGESS07/06/2017
very windy walk from Kentmere parked near the church solocolinfielding05/05/2017
Anticlockwise walk of Kentmere Horseshoe from Kentmere including High Street.welshyboyo01/04/2017
Another fantastic blue sky winters day.jocks105/01/2017
Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell, Yokekeithouk27/11/2016
Wall to wall sunshine. Good snow cover above 2100'. 10:30 am with Jill from Sadgill Head via Gatesgarth Pass - forgot to go over Adam Seat. 3 hours.Wycombe Wanderer24/11/2016
After Shipmans Knotts then a return to Sadgill with the same route. Just over 3 hours in good conditions with GB.bolton15/11/2016
Parking area at Sadgill in Longsleddale (Space for about 10 cars) - Up green lane to vehicle gate at 476049 - Up path on W. side of wall to Birkett on Shipman Knotts & then continued to summit outcrop. (PM)gerrybowes15/11/2016
Good top which had been dominating the view all day from the Tarn Crag side of Longsleddale.cumbria mammoth17/07/2016
Parked at Sadgill, walked up Gatesgarth Pass, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts, Wray Crag and back via the track from Kentmere.Chipstertrain23/06/2016
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
Several ascents over the years, the latest from Sad Gill to Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Green Quarter Fell and any ring contour in between - solo - A cool but very enjoyable day.Shutterlag15/03/2016
Pooley Bridge to Keswick 2-7 May 2016Ajm031004/03/2016
Circular walk with Pete taking in Shipman Knotts, Kentmere Pike and Harter FellRiver-Girl03/10/2015
Walked solo, starting from Kentmere village hall in low cloud and steady rain but brightened up nicely by this point. Route: Yoke - Ill Bell - Frownick - High Street - Rough Crag - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Goat Scar - Shipman Knottsstevem7621/09/2015
15 miler with Dave Burton. Set off from the car park at the end of the reservoir, south up Gatescarth Pass, the HARTER FELL / KENTMERE PILE / Goat Scar / SHIPMAN KNOTTS / Nab Bield Pass / MARDALE ILL BELL / HIGH STREET / THE KNOTT / RAMPSGILL HEAD / HIGH RAISE / KIDSTY PIKE / Kidsty Howes and Dudderwick.richoakes29/07/2015
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave29/07/2015
Done solo while Hilary and Sheila stuck to the main pathAimless Rambler14/05/2015
From Longsleddale Church. Shipman Knotts, Goat Scar, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Little Harter Fell, Adam Seat. Great day in wonderful conditions.AlunRees3129/10/2014
Started late as usual finished in pitch black not normal but this late in the year it caught us outTobo196929/10/2014
From Kentmere Pikerb01/09/2014
A wet day but a good view point for looking over Longsleddaletrimarc215/08/2014
Kentmere Horseshoe with added Synges which Id already done for Darren (and Lesley).Chris Pearson12/08/2014
From Sadgill bridge via Shipman KnottsAnduril27/06/2014
Longsledale walkbevandy11424/06/2014
As part of the Kentmere Horseshoe. No parking difficulties at Kentmere church (at 09:00).JohnStoneham29/05/2014
Visited en route to Shipman Knotts after an ascent of Harter Fell and Kentmere Pike.dik30/04/2014
As part of the Round with the AWsbardolph23/04/2014
Adam's seat, Little Harter Fell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts. Cloudy, snow, hail. With liz and Harriet.hlpahamp19/01/2014
Climbed as part of the Kentmere roundrobert19/11/2013
Yoke>Ill Bell>Frostwick>Thornthwaite Crag>High Street>Mardale Ill Bell>Harter Fell>Kentmere Pike>Goat Scar>Shipman Knotts> Full Kentmere horseshoe with Spoons, JC and Molly Moo. Cloudy, drizzly, not a single view or beam of sunlight all day and very wet by the end. Fantastic walk and weekend nonetheless.RichieRambler21/09/2013
Birkett 2Dave Geere26/08/2013
Walk as part of my kentmere round nice sunny dayiannotts26/05/2013
Kentmere Horseshoe with Gillianadrianturner26/05/2013
Kentmere Horseshoe Lakesgirl26/05/2013
Part of Kentmere Round, path disappears here!Nick02/05/2013
Kentmere round with Philip. Kentmere village, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts. Hazy sunshine, light wind, plenty of snow still on the tops.PaulH10/04/2013
From Kentmere Village to trig point and on to Harter Fellemily17/11/2012
cairned top appears a foot lower than the grassy non top. visited both - good views into longsleddalestig_nest21/10/2012
Kentmere Church > Yoke > Ill Bell > Froswick > Thornthwaite Crag > Mardale Ill Bell > Harter Fell > Kentmere Pike > GOAT SCAR grass and rock summit on W side of fence. Cairn on E side gives a better view down Longsledddale > Shipman Knotts > Kentmere ChurchTony Hartry II21/10/2012
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave30/07/2012
Kentmere Horseshoe Extended RoundLittledave06/06/2012
with IanDazza26/05/2012
with CP.garth8725/05/2012
Part of clockwise Kentmere round. Superb clear day, but very windy.IainPeeks28/04/2012