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Name:Low How
Hill number:3835
Height:497m / 1631ft
Parent (Ma):2515  Helvellyn
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle)
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Birkett, Synge
(B,Sy)
Grid ref:NY 37445 21515
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:18m
Col:479m  NY 37304 21496  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 194 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Sue from Dockray, a round of all hills in and around Hart Side and Great Dodd. A very warm day with good views.Frank23/07/2019
LAST DAY OF FINE SPELL SO WENT FOR A BIG ONE, OVER THE DODDS. FROM DOWTHWAITEHEAD ROAD JUNCTION OVER LOW HOW, HIGH BROW, RANDERSIDE (LONG PULL), LITTLE DODD (BYPASSING GREAT DODD SUMMIT AND OTHER TOPS ALREADY DONE AS WAINWRIGHTS OR NUTTALLS), BIRKETT FELL, BROWN HILLS, SWINESIDE KNOTT AND COMMON FELL. A BEAUTIFUL DAY WITH STUPENDOUS VIEWS OF HELVELLYN AND NORTHERN FELLS.BURGESS16/07/2019
From spot 408. On to High Brow.Wycombe Wanderer26/05/2019
Last of a 16 Top exclusion around Deepdale from Dockray. 5 hours in total. Hot & dry conditions. Now for a cold, cold cider!summitter20/04/2019
Parked at dirt area NY 380 219. Walked down to Dockray, then Bracken How -> Round How -> Common Fell -> Watermillock Common -> Swineside Knott -> Brown Hills -> Birkett Fell -> Hart Side -> Randerside -> High Brow -> Low How -> Matterdale Common. Nice sunny day.Jhimmy27/02/2019
This, High Brow and Randerside from the x roadsbardolph31/07/2018
From High Row, near Dockray, walking alone on a cloudy, damp day, duration c. 5hrs: Low How - High Brow - Threlkeld Knotts - Clough Head - Calfhow Pike - Little Dodd - Great Dodd - Randerside - Matterdale Cmn. Skipped White Pike due to late start.stevem7624/04/2018
Done with Richard T as part of a round taking in Low How the 'Dodds' Hart Side and Birkett Fell. Very misty on the tops, visibility Max 30Mfalunty11/04/2018
One of those rare winter days in the lakes blue skies,no wind,birds singing and fantastic views.Round of Bracken Howe,Round Howe,Commom Fell,Swineside Knott,Brown Hills,BirkettFell,Low Howe and Low Howe.Easy going in the tussock Grass majority havinging quad bike tracks to the tops.jocks121/02/2018
Winter, snow and windLittledave22/01/2018
Dockray - Bracken How - Round How - Common Fell - Watermill Common - Swines Knott - Brown Hills - Birk Fell - Hart Side - Sty Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Great Dodd - Randerside - High Brow - Low How - Cockley Moor - Dockray. Deep powder snow. With FJ.Mark Jackson27/12/2017
9th in a round of 10 Birketts and Synges from Dockray, parking by the bridge, room for 4-5 cars. Bracken How, Round How, Common Fell, Watermillock Fell, Swineside Knott, Brown Hills, High Brow, Matterdale Common, Low How and Cocley Moor.jonglew03/10/2017
Part of a circuit of the Deepdale Dodds, starting from Dockray (Note: the National trust car park at NY397221 charges £7.50 for over 6 hrs and the machine does not currently take the new pound coins. Parking for 6 cars can be had in Dockray, opposite the phone box).BobHancock17/09/2017
High Row parking area at 380219 (Space for 10+ cars). The 1st top of an anticlockwise circuit above Aira Beck mopping up Birketts. From car park, went through gate & then almost immediately up ATV track to within 100yd of the summit cairn. (S)gerrybowes31/05/2017
Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Great Dodd, Randerside, High Brow, Low Howkeithouk19/02/2017
A misty day north of Ullswater, GPS essential! High Row - LOW HOW - High Brow - Randerside - Matterdale Common. Very wet underfoot throughout.citygent13/12/2016
Repeat circuit of the Dockray fells on clear cool late autumn day. Onwards over Round How, Common Fell, Watermillock Common, Swineside Knott, Brown Hills, Birkett Fell, Hart Side, High Brow and Low How.nordicstar28/11/2016
Parked at High Row where there is plenty of room. Easy walk to the top. 1st of 16 anticlockwise to Watsons and Stybarrow. Solo.bolton11/11/2016
Easy access from very wet path to the westtrimarc223/09/2016
Birkett - DOD4 horseshoe around Deepdale and Dowthwaitehead from car park at New Road, High Brow : 10.69 miles with 739m of ascent; 6hrs:19 mins total time; 4hrs:47mins moving time: - Low How - High Brow - Randerside - Great Dodd - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Whitestones on Greenside - Hart Side - Birkett Fell - Brown Hills - Swineside Knott - Common Fell.pwhitaker_196615/08/2016
C/W Round of low how, high brow, randerside, great dodd, watsons dodd, little dodd, calfhow pike, clough head final wainwright and threlkeld knotts from cp at high row near dockray 380218robertphillips31/07/2016
From High Row. First of eight Birketts on a Deepdale circuit.ngthack17/07/2016
Dockray, Great Dodd, Watsons Dodd, Stybarrow, Hart side and most hills in-between.bevandy11423/05/2016
Round of Low How, Matterdale Common, Great Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, Birkett Fell, wineside Knott, Watermillock Common, Common Fell, Bracken How from 208 bus stop at Dockray to 508 stop at Aira Force.Eddie30/04/2016
cjchrisj196520/03/2016
From High Row near Dockray (NY 38002 21878) - Low How - High Brow - Matterdale Common - Randerside - Great Dodd - Little Dodd (St John's Common) - Watson's Dodd - Stybarrow Dodd - Green Side [White Stones - Green Side] - Hart Side - Birkett Fell - Brown Hills - Swineside Knott - Watermillock Common - Common Fell - Round How - Bracken How. Return to start point via Dockray.david23020120/03/2016
Dodd 4 and 5 Walked with Paul in the windiest conditions I have ever walked, particularly on the ridge.rwinrow30/01/2016
From High Row on pleasant Autumn day-Cockley Moor(through nature reserve as per Aye Jimmy-but exactly what nature is this reserve for??)-Low Row and High Brow.Good views,especially from last hill.With Oscar.catman09/10/2015
With Catman.oscarrosie09/10/2015
Parked in free car park at junction by High Row. Fantastic views.Jacqdaw06/09/2015
Parked easily at crossroads Lucy's Wood. 3835 3824 3818. Good pleasant walk.destaylor30/07/2015
First hill on circuit from High Row near Dockray: Low How > High Brow > Randerside > Matterdale Common > Cockley Moor. Very soggy/slushy underfoot in middle section, frozen higher up.Aye Jimmy21/02/2015
With Andy heading towards Great Dodd.alwaysinshorts21/11/2014
parked at high row 1st hill of the daycolinfielding15/08/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave09/07/2014
Parking available at High Row. Go through the gate, walk for a short distance and on the left there is a vehicular track leading upwards between Low How and High brow. A short distance from this track to the summit.moorsman14/05/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave18/01/2014
Aira Force to Threlkeld.Smudge01/11/2013
Climbed from Dockray on the way to Great Doddrobert18/02/2013
P High Row-Low How-High Brow-Randerside-Great Dodd-Watson's Dodd-Stybarrow Dodd-White Stones-Hart Side-Birkett Fell-Wall-ROW to Dowthwaitehead-road to P.chrisbien01/12/2012
W Jenx running fron roadhead above Dockray, via Downthwaitehead and old mine track to Low How, then High Brow and circuit to Bratts Moss and the Synge w/out name at NY364223. Back to wet track to old coach road and car.nordicstar13/10/2012
Dockray Bracken How Round How Common Fell Swineside Knott Birkett Fell Randerside High Brow Low How High Row DockrayAndy Hirst22/06/2012
From Matterdale end of OCRAnduril19/06/2012
Low Howe, High Brow, Randerside, Great Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd, White Stones - Green Side, Birkett Fell, Brown Hills, Swineside Knott, Common Fellronaldo33321/04/2012
Circuit round head of DeepdaleCaralynR08/04/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere01/04/2012
walk-the doddsbabsjess11/05/2011
Birketts CLF walk C/DOD4 in reverse, High Row>Bracken How>Round How>Common Fell>Swineside Knott>Brown Hills>Birkett Fell>Hart Side>Green Side>Stybarrow Dodd>Watson's Dodd>Great Dodd>Randerside>High Brow>LOW HOW grassy summit topped with a few stonesTony Hartry II16/04/2011
Debs Ella Rib Ali GoskaMountain Goat03/04/2011
Climbed with Mick, Andy and Alf as part of a superb circular walk also taking in Great Dodd and Clough Head and various Nuttalls and BirkettsBillyP23/03/2011