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Name:Troutbeck Tongue
Hill number:2626
Height:364m / 1194ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Tump (300-399m), Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger
Grid ref:NY 42240 06427
Summit feature:grassy knoll
Col:291m  NY426078  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL7N
Observations:knoll is 40m N of cairn (NY 42233 06386) and 2m higher; cairn is Birkett summit and might be Wainwright's summit
Survey:Abney level
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Lovely walk up in beautiful weather. Parked at Queens Head Hotel, Troutbeck. Stunning views across to Windermere.re142120/05/2019
On me todwhiteuss16/02/2019
Parked in layby on A592 just N of the little road to the Town Head group of houses. Took the private road to Troutbeck Park and path up S ridge to summit.LizH08/02/2019
Circular route from Troutbeck Bridge. Yoke, Rainsbarrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick & Troutbeck Tongue. Solo.Dangerous Dave10/12/2018
Solo day from Troutbeck. Had to park up in the village as it was Sunday and the Church goers took up all of the parking in the area I wanted to start from... anyway. From Troutbeck Village taking the bridal track to cross the A592 onto Hagg Bridge then across to the FB and up to Troutbeck Tongue. Up and onto Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke (love that stretch, done it many times on different walks). Then onto bag Sallows and Sour Howes dropping down the grassy slopes to the Garburn Road and back to the car. Chilly at times in the easterly wind.Butty25/11/2018
With FR from TownheadBheinn20/11/2018
With NB from layby nr Ing Lane to farm and foot bridge, track up south shoulder to summit. Walked north to sheepfolds and return via Woundale Beck to start. Wet cold and windy.Frank20/11/2018
Grandsire, Cleabarrow Hill, School Knott, Orrest Head, Troutbeck Tongue, Baystones, Wansfell Pikekeithouk11/11/2018
with Nuala, Ian Thomas, Dave Langmead, Annie CorderoyEllie's Hills08/10/2018
With JGCW14/08/2018
Nice dry day on-rest day of Lakes 5 day orienteeringdavechaffey01/08/2018
Jog up with Derek Irwin from TownheadJHerbert15/07/2018
Ascent from Hogarth Cottages, Troutbeck with Jayne, Rebecca, Lucy and Molly Baker on our 25th wedding anniversary while on holiday during summer 2018 heatwave. Traversed ridge north from summit to Troutbeck Park with return via Hagg Gill. 7.27 miles in total of 3hrs:21mins (Moving Time 2hrs:38 mins) with 318m of ascent.pwhitaker_196626/06/2018
Quick smash and grab, Kate and Marley walked up to the farm while I skirted up the valley and took a direct ascent left through bracken on steep ground, not my best choices of route but nice once on top. Came down off the end, a better way I should have gone up by. Very warm day, rehydrated at Queens Head.Mark T23/06/2018
From Troutbeck very mistyJephcote8302/06/2018
Through Limefitt Park and up along path to east side of Trout Beck after parking in 4 car lay-by after Limefitt Park. Return via Ing Bridge and Ing Lane on the west side of Trout Beck on the way back.Dugswell229/05/2018
Extended Kentmere round starting at Kentmere ascending the Garburn Pass before descending the valley and climbing Troutbeck Tongue. Headed up the Roman Rd up to Thornthwaite Crag and over to Gray Crag returning to High St and Mardale Ill Bell. Continued via the Nan Bield pass onto Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike and Shipman Knotts. 16 miles and 5000 feetPhilip A17/05/2018
Sour Howes, Sallows & Troutbeck Tongue with Stephen. Parked near Church Bridge on the lane between the church & Troutbeck village. 84/130.ADT20/02/2018
From Troutbeck. Nice little walk but it was WINDY! Other people report that they had abandoned walks on the higher fells. Up the South ridge and back via the North ridge which still had snow so not as boggy as it might have been.apshepherd15/02/2018
Straight up and overCyclistno120/01/2018
From small layby N of the church. Through Limefitt Park and up along path to E side of Troutbeck; W side on the way back.jonglew15/01/2018
From Troutbeck via bridleway and south ridge. Should have descended in darkness but light pollution, especially from Limefitt Holiday Park, ensured that it was nothing like proper night time.Wycombe Wanderer14/01/2018
Beautiful winters day. Walked from Troutbeck church: Sour Howes, Sallows and Troutbeck Tongue.Lazylizzie03/12/2017
Henry and in coldkickstand-grange26/11/2017
Parked by church in Troutbeck, up to Troutbeck Tongue following Trout Beck, return on other side. Wet conditions with decent views from summit though a bit misty.Fell_wanderer17/10/2017
Parked under Loughrigg - Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Stone Arthur, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, High Pike, Low Pike back to the car then moved & parked at Troutbeck, Troutbeck Tongue, Baystones & Wansfell Pike.Stu Percival10/10/2017
Not quite as easy as expected from the lower Kirkstone Pass road (alt 295m). The two rivers were impassable owing to heavy rain. Had to start off at the bridlway, following it until it turned south east. Here headed across a wire fence straight downhill through the woods. There is a crossing across the river which is shallow enough to wade across. Continue along the riverbank to the bridge. From here a vague footpath heads upwards to the summit. 4.28km returned, 90 minutes.moorsman22/09/2017
Lovely walk up from Troutbeck Bridge on the Kentmere path. On to Sallows and then long walk back before heading out again to bag Troutbeck Tongue. No nice way off from Sallows that we could find.jpitches17/09/2017
TC, EC, Alfie. First walk of our first post-retirement walking holiday. From Ambleside via Skelghyll Woods, Troutbeck, over the Tongue then down the other side and back via Hagg Gill valley. Beautiful early Autumn day. Long walk - 16 miles by the time we got back to Ambleside.TopCat195917/09/2017
From Troutbeck - Troutbeck Tongue - finishing at the Queens HeadWifey201621/07/2017
Up and down the tongue at the end of the dayTobo196921/07/2017
With Baystones which looks ok on a map but the direct route has high walls unsuitable for climbing so an ascent nearly to High Great Knott before a gap in the wall allows a steep descent.A hot day!Brownie21/06/2017
a day Troutbeck wainwright bagging 3 fells Sour Howes, Swallows and Troutbeck tonguejmistry8615/06/2017
Part sunshine, visibility good. Some spots of rain. Walked up from Jesus Church, Troutbeck and returned the same way.markm02/06/2017
parked on a layby between the Queens head hotel and the wooden lodges and caravan site. walked through the valley pass Beatrix potter owned house. went up via the rocky ridge before chilling on top with a bottle of Wainwrights. hard work with small legs (Myla's 3rd) but good day. Nice pint of stella and pork scratchings at the Newly refurbished stunning Queens head pub before home.Scotty 2 Hotty01/05/2017
With Andrew, from Troutbeck: Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Troutbeck Tongue. Glorious sunshine all day, deep snow on tops.jackfowler24/03/2017
Park at Townend, climb near front end, walk back along ridge then down Hagg Gill, bridleway to Garburn Road. Sunny. On my ownalwaysinshorts24/03/2017
From lay-by on A592 at NY 41498 04045. Descended through Town End to pick up Ing Lane, then up the south ridge to the Wainwright and main summit. Continued north along the ridge, then east to pick up the track down the dale by Hag Gill. With DB, RP and BC in very wet weather.marktrengove19/03/2017
Walked in from Troutbeck on the east side of the river and returned on the west side. Excellent viewpoint.JohnW13/03/2017
It was going to be Wansfell but lower cloud than expected so did Troutbeck Tongue from the Church instead.Neilb05/02/2017
From Church Bridge. Ascend from S, N to track then SE to BW alongside Hagg Gill to return to start Cold, sleet @ rain showers.TBR01/02/2017
Nice short walk with sun at start. Views to Windermere. KK a bit under the weather so enough for today. Saw some starey Herdies.AlanDStewart21/01/2017
A low level hill that felt a real struggle to climb that day but the view was well worth any effort !ng5guy16/01/2017
Me tommy jo Paul Katie jaz Jess Alex an shalamaPaul Beard15/01/2017
0900 - 1315hrs Poor visibility Cold and wet Started at Troutbeck near the church Circular routeJazbaker15/01/2017
Foggy /chilly horse shoe walk - steeper than I thoughtnell158329/12/2016
Lovely inversions on late afternoon ascent.JohnB19/12/2016
From Church Bridge: Troutbeck Tongue and then, via a cross coountry yomp, WansFell (Baystones) and Wansfell Pike. Mild and windless, for December.jonesthesteam02/12/2016