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Name:Birker Fell - White How
Hill number:3875
Height:444m / 1457ft
Parent (Ma):2643  Harter Fell (Eskdale)
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Esk (Ravenglass)
Class:Tump (400-499m), Birkett, Synge
(Tu,4,B,Sy)
Grid ref:SD 20501 97448
Summit feature:boulder
Drop:31m
Col:413m  SD204976  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 186 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
RevisitDave Geere23/10/2019
The round by the suggested route by BB.Parked at Woodend Bridge,Great Worm Crag,White How,Green Crag,Crook Crag,Great Whinscale,Kepple Crag,Broad Crag,and Great Crag.Nearly managed it with dry feet.jocks103/07/2019
Bootle to Coniston - Day 3Ajm031030/06/2019
G, MyIdris21/04/2019
From Wha House for a round of Kepple Crag, Great Whinscale, Crook Crag, White How, Great Worm Crag, Broad Crag and Great Crag.rhalstead20/04/2019
A walk through from Seathwaite Chapel to Eskdale Green. With Bryher, who was as always a great walking companion.jenx26/02/2019
From Green Crag to Iron Crag. Good view.Moorponder01/01/2019
cairn on boulder, dry windy weather with lifting cloud- Green Crag looked steeper than it had felt! With Graham and Richard.Denise 28/12/2018
First definite summit of the day, neat cairn on rock. With Denise and Graham, the majority of the group having decided 2 Tumps and a Hump enough for one day.RichardM28/12/2018
From Broad Crag - bits of discontinuous path and frozen ground eased progress.Isbjorn04/12/2018
On the way from a Great Worm Crag to Green Crag with JulesGrey Hare25/08/2018
Walked over and back from Great Worm Crag.JohnW20/02/2018
From High Wallabarrow, a round of 10 hills out to Great Whinscale in high winds and driving rain. Staying at the Wallaborrow camping barn.jonglew17/12/2017
with Phil W, ROC MM CP placementLittledave21/09/2017
Birkett 3Dave Geere08/08/2017
WOs 46; Bs 42,43,44 and 45. A showery day but stayed mostly dry. Parked on the Eskdale to Ulpha road below Great Worm Crag and went straight up over rough ground. Difficult terrain continued over White How, Broad Crag and Great Crag with no paths and so-called path back mentioned by W as outward route was continuous bog and very unpleasant.BURGESS27/07/2017
Hit the summit to the pace from Broad Crag. On to Iron Crag.Wycombe Wanderer15/12/2016
Parked at 184959 where there is a small off road area. Very dry so the going was easy. Over Great Worm Crag with GB.bolton02/11/2016
Firm grass verge parking about 200m NW of cattle grid at 184959 (Space for 1 car). Included in an anticlockwise circuit of the 8 Birketts, starting with Great Worm Crag & finishing on Great Crag. Some tough going during second half of walk. (PM)gerrybowes02/11/2016
Bizarre naming. Most other summits in this area do not have the Birker Fell prefix. No cairn.alda01/11/2016
Parked by cattle grid to SSW then Great Worm Crag, Birker Fell - White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Broad Crag - Birker Fell and finally Birker Fell - Great Crag on a warm sunny day.Dugswell203/10/2016
Birker Fell tour in mist and persistent rain. Great Crag, Broad Crag, Green Crag, White How, Great Worm Crag. Very boggy!Nick12/09/2016
A good path between Great Worm Crag and the top. Occasionally lost in a few bogs, but easily refindable.moorsman17/08/2016
Day 2 of a 2 day walk. /7 Birketts done and a swim in Birker tarn.chrisj196503/06/2016
parked at CG 184958 round of great worm crag, white how, green crag, broad crag, great crag,robertphillips30/05/2016
Wallowbarrow Crag + Wallowbarrow Head + Iron Crag + White How - solodads19/04/2016
Round of Great Worm Crag, White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Broad Crag, Great Crag and Little Crag from the road/footpath junction on Brown Rigg.Eddie08/10/2015
KeithByTheC12/06/2015
A stroll really from Gt Worm crag, no paths as such, but easy going over tussocky grass -plenty of sheep tracks to follow!Karmakarl10/04/2015
From Birkerthwaite via Green Crag. Birkerthwaite - Great Crag - Black Crag - Broad Crag - Green Crag - White How - Great Worm Crag - BirkerthwaiteCorbett18/03/2015
Very rough energy sapping ascent over tussocky grass (and high wall climb) via Wallowbarrow Heald and Iron Crag from Hollin How to the east besides Wallowbarrow Crag. Found a much better way on my return via High and Low Stoneythwaite farms. This has a good path that gets fainter higher up, but can still be followed to the gate in the wall to the west of Iron Crag.Nick Caunt04/03/2015
With Damian, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave19/10/2014
Parked by the side of the road at Brown Rigg > Birker Fell - Great Crag > Kepple Crag > Dow Crag > Great Whinscale > Crook Crag > Green Crag > Broad Crag - Birker Fell > BIRKER FELL - WHITE HOW grassy mound topped with a large free standing boulder with is topped with a cairn > Great Worm Crag > Brown RiggTony Hartry II06/06/2014
Continued from Great Worm, easy path and only boggy for last 200m. Nice summit, cairn on boulder on rock.Aye Jimmy18/05/2014
A bagging day on the Birker fells with Dik, cloudy but dryLou03/05/2014
A walk with Lindsay ticking off some Birkettsdik03/05/2014
Climbed from Ulpha via road then Birketts route around 8 topsrobert21/04/2014
With Alan and Sheila Rayner on a backpack from Silecroft (day 3).Phreerunner20/04/2014
Birker Fell Road Devoke Water Seat How Rough Crag Birker Moor Water Crag The Knott White Pike Woodend Height Yoadcastle Hesk Fell Great Worm Crag White How Broad Crag on Birker Fell Black Crag Birker Fell RoadAndy Hirst16/12/2013
+CASimonK28/08/2013
low cloud zero visibility with Tonycolinfielding20/05/2013
Parking at cattle grid, SD185958, over Great Worm crag. Onwards round circuit of Green Crag Birketts on misty cool but dry day, mossy gap crossed to rheolyte slopes of White How and small cairn.nordicstar03/02/2013
Camped under White How with MickBillyP06/08/2012
Great Worm Crag, White How, Green Crag, Crook Crag, Great Whinscale, Kepple Crag, Broad Crag, Great Cragronaldo33312/05/2012
From Birker Fell road via Great Worm CragAnduril18/03/2012
Birkett 2Dave Geere11/12/2011
Green Crag round from Birker Fell roadcitygent15/07/2011
With Jo, circular walk from Birks Bridge cp: forest tracks and pathless terrain to Green Crag, Great Worm Crag, White How, returning through forest. Weather; high intermittent cloud, sunny intervals, warm, very good visibility.amblerbob11/06/2011
2dads27/02/2010
Birkett Routebenarbia_820/02/2010