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Name:Hatteringill Head - Whin Fell
Hill number:3793
Height:385m / 1263ft
Parent (Ma):2493  Low Fell
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Western Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 13339 24749
Summit feature:ground 3m NE of cairn
Drop:21m
Col:364m  NY 1339 2454  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89
(1:25k) OL4S 303
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 218 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Loweswater -> Darling Fell -> Loweswater Fell -> Low Fell -> Sourfoot Fell -> Smithy Fell -> Fellbarrow -> Hatteringhil Head -> Fellbarrow -> Mosser track -> Loweswaterbriandiggle18/03/2019
A blustery traverse from Loweswater to Whin Fell. With Rick, Michael, Mandy, Riley and Bryher of course.jenx17/02/2019
With Jenx, Bryher, Mike, Mandy and Riley. Linear outing along the Low Fell / Fellbarrow ridge and all tops. Very blustery with squally showers that cleared to finer weather and sunshine. Grand tour.nordicstar17/02/2019
On an evening walk from Thackthwaite. Hatteringill Head, Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell & Low Fell. Dry with good views.alistairpooler13/07/2018
Warm and sunny walk after parking at bend NE of Littlethwaite, room for 2-3 cars. Up RoW from Thackthwaite and onto Sourfoot Fell. Then easy going to Smithy Fell and Fellbarrow - Mosser Fell. Then north to Hatteringill Head - Whin Fell and Whin Fell before heading NNE to track back towards Low Lorton and south to the car.Dugswell221/04/2018
Thackthwaite > Watching Crag > Low Fell > Loweswater Fell > Sourfoot Fell > Smithy Fell > Fellbarrow > Hatteringill Head > Thackthwaite. Stunning winters day, just me and Hjohnkaysleftleg04/02/2018
From Whin Fell - on to Fellbarrow.Wycombe Wanderer06/01/2018
Room for two cars close to Mosser track oapprox half way along Loweswater.Summer is over never saw another sole,bliss.Fellbarrow-Hatteringill-Fellbarrow-Smithy Fell-Sourfoot Fell-Low Fell-Loweswater Fell-Darling Fell back to start.jocks104/10/2017
Bs 52,53,54,55 and 56. Showers early and low cloud stayed over high fells but soon turned into a sunny day on the fells north of Loweswater. Went up excellent track from Thackthwaite to Low Fell (done as a Wainwright in 2008). Good path on to Loweswater Fell and steep down then up to Darling Fell. Not too rough cutting across to Sourfoot Fell then good path over Smithy Fell to Fellbarrow (climbed in 2008) and out to Hathergill Head. Returned to Smithy Fell then followed path down to rejoin outward track. An excellent day with good views.BURGESS31/07/2017
from layby at telephone box NW end of Loweswater; Fellbarrow-Hatteringill-Fellbarrow-Smithy Fell-Sourfoot Fell-Low Fell-Loweswater Fell-Darling Fell back to start.joseph mitchell20/05/2017
Met Dave at Ennerdale Bridge. Left my car near Loweswater, Dave drove us to Mosser Mains start point. Walked east past Fellside Farm and up to Hattergill Head then south over Fellbarrow, Smithy Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Low Fell, and Low Fell south top (Loweswater Fell). Crossed boggy ground and up Darling Fell then descended to my car at Loweswater. Very fine sunny afternoon, temperature in the teens, no wind.Skip24/03/2017
A lovey walk in the sun today Parked in thackthwaite The climbed Low Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, hatteringill Head and finally up Whin fell 6.4 miles easily coveredTobo196913/03/2017
Round of Low Fell / Fellbarrow group from Thackthwaite. Overcast but high clouds and good views in breezy conditions.RobertP31/12/2016
With Mum & Fiona. Thackthwaite (parking just N of village) - good path to Low Fell - S Top - path to Darling Fell - pathless crossing to Sourfoot Fell over 2 fences - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head - descent SE to track - ThackthwaiteMark Jackson29/12/2016
Last of 7 fells today. Ladder stile to south difficult with a 33kg Golden Retriever. Grass summit area with large colony of toadstools. Child's hobby horse on summit cairn. Seen quite a few unusual things at the top of fells, but this was definitely a first.Hillsidenick02/11/2016
Parked by phone box near Loweswater at 118225 (Space for 20+ cars). Final summit of a walk along the ridge, bagging a total of 7 Birketts. Returned to Fellbarrow & then WSW to pick up ATV track across Mosser Beck & on to Mosser Road gate. (S)gerrybowes23/10/2016
With Whin Fellnordicstar13/10/2016
CJ BWchrisj196524/09/2016
Birkett's Fellbarrow walk from car park on Crummock Water.clivevilla03/09/2016
Fellbarrow CircuitAjm031010/07/2016
Parked by phone box near Loweswater - Darlin Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringgill Head, returning along lanes via Mosser Mains - SoloDave11/06/2016
Loweswater - Darling Fell - Loweswater Fell - Low Fell - Sourfoot Fell - Smithy Fell - Fellbarrow - Hatteringill Head - LoweswaterBlue The Dog28/03/2016
Down from Fellbarrow with Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Coel & Alfie. Back up to Fellbarrow and on to Low Fell.Dangerous Dave28/03/2016
Low fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringhill Headtim74718/08/2015
From Fellbarrow, on circuit from Thackthwaite. Continued to Whin Fell.Aye Jimmy03/08/2015
last hill of the morning solocolinfielding23/06/2015
Climbed from Thackthwaite village. Parking available just south of the village either alongside the first gate to the south or further along adjacent to a larger gate. An excellent starting place for the full round.moorsman08/05/2015
As part of the Birkett walk with Andy and Richard.JohnStoneham06/05/2015
SR.DMFrank18/04/2015
Low Fell, Loweswater Fell, Darling Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringhill Headkeithouk05/04/2015
On a round of 8 hills from car park at Waterend: Darling Fell, Loweswater Fell, Low Fell, Sourfoot Fell, Smithy Fell, Fellbarrow, Hatteringill Head and finally Whin Fell. Grassy summit area with small cairn.jonglew19/03/2015
Solo heading north after Fellbarrow before decending for a 'pick up' from GB.bolton16/12/2014
a round from Thackthwaite with, Sharon, Stephen and Jennifer Mcguigan and Richard and Donna JenningsLou30/11/2014
With Lynfa, wet and windy.Rob Pen y Garn22/10/2014
With Rob.Lynfa Penygarn22/10/2014
With Jill & Gary. Birkett route plus Whin Fell at northern end. Steep pathless initial ascent followed by very pleasant walking.ijpowell06/10/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave15/07/2014
Layby opposite the Mosser unfit for cars sign > HATTERINGILL HEAD - WHIN FELL grassy dome summit topped with a cairn highest point 3m NE > Fellbarrow - Mosser Fell > Smithy Fell > Sourfoot Fell > Low Fell > Loweswater Fell [Low Fell] > Darling Fell > LaybyTony Hartry II20/06/2014
Buttermer to Low Orton: Gavel Fell, Blake Fell, Burnbank Fell, Low Fell and Fellbarrow - mostly fell paths.Eddie14/06/2014
from loweswateriannotts25/05/2014
walk-fellbarrowbabsjess20/05/2014
Last top in round. Best retrace steps to Fellbarrow and descend West to Mosser track.iredale23/03/2014
A lovely top to end the walk in afternoon sunshine. Only wore a t-shirt for the entire walk! Reclimbed Fellbarrow on way back. Met a car on the Mosser track despite the warning signs at the road end. No idea how it got along that track.Si's 2nd round28/11/2013
This whole group done solo. This one last.Aimless Rambler22/10/2013
KeithByTheC06/05/2013
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere10/03/2013
W Jenx on final Wainwright walk (Fellbarrow). Cut up from Thackthwaite on FP. Followed excellent track all way to ridge by Sourfoot Fell, then along top over Smithy Fell, FB and then Hatteringill Head before dropping down to track and start. Good sunset on top and decent cairn.nordicstar08/02/2013
On its own.ronaldo33302/02/2013
Climbed from Lowswater visiting all topsrobert07/08/2012
+CASimonK02/07/2012