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Name:High Wythow
Hill number:3885
Height:410m / 1345ft
Parent (Ma):2634  The Old Man of Coniston [Coniston Old Man]
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Birkett
(B)
Grid ref:SD 30035 99024
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:10m
Col:400m  SD299990  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96 97
(1:25k) OL6N OL7N
Observations:rock 3m N is highest point
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 170 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Tilberthwaite for a round of 11 Berketts.rhalstead22/04/2019
From Low Wythow, on to Long Crag.Wycombe Wanderer14/04/2019
With Sue from Little Langdale via Weatherlam Edge to summit 0f Weatherlam. Storm Freya came in making day bit damp. Descended via Lad Stones and then on to Kitty, Long Crags, High and Low Wythow, Brackeny Crag. Return via mines and Tilberthwaite.Frank02/03/2019
round of 5 Birketts from ConistonHavenchris12/01/2019
A short day with Dave and Tony bagging Birketts. We left Dave's car at High Tilberthwaite carpark then drove in my car to meet Tony in Conniston. Walked along the lane to Coppermines Cottages then up to Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow and Brackeny Crag before descended to High Tilberthwaite carpark. Poor visibility in the drizzle and rain; an unpleasantly wet day with gusty wind.Skip02/12/2018
Debs and Tali. Birthday Birketts. 11 to the east and south of WetherlamMountain Goat23/10/2018
Done with Richard Turner in very windy conditions also taking in Haystacks, High Fell, Hawk Rigg, Great Intake, Low Fell, Birk Fells, Kitty Crag, High Wythow & Low Wythhowfalunty23/10/2018
Solosimon and co09/10/2018
On the Wetherlam round from Tilberthwaite.BobHancock25/08/2018
KeithByTheC24/11/2017
Yewdale Crag, Brackeny Crag, Low Wythow, High Wythow, Long Crag, Kitty Crag, Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Swirl How, Great How, Little How Crags, Brim Fell, The Old Man of Coniston, The Bellkeithouk23/04/2017
Start Low Tilberthwaite,Great intake, High Fell,Birk Fell Man,Hawk Rigg,Haystacks,Blake Rigg,Kitty Crag,Long Crag,High Wythow,Low Wythow,Brackeny Crag,Low Tilberthwaite.Sunny spells and breezy.Approx 8.5 miles and over 2,000 ft of climbing.jocks106/04/2017
Parked in the large car park in Tilberthwaite. The 9th summit in a round of the 11 Tilberthwaite & Yewdale Fell Birketts (inc. Birk Fell Man), starting with Great Intake & finishing on Brackeny Crag. (PM)gerrybowes24/03/2017
Round of Yewdale Birketts from Tilberthwaite. Beautiful sunny day, Kitty Crag - Long Crag - HIGH WYTHOW - Low Wythow - Brackeny Crag.citygent15/11/2016
Wetherlam Birketts CircuitAjm031007/11/2016
CJ BW Lisha Barnabychrisj196523/10/2016
Walked from the cp at Tilberthwaite to Levers water and returnbardolph23/09/2016
Easy passage from east.moorsman19/08/2016
On Birkett round from TilberthwaiteNorthender26/03/2016
On a round of mainly Birketts, starting with Holme Fell. From Kitty Crag and on to Yewdale Crag.jonglew02/03/2016
Yewdale Fells on a wild day from Coniston: Yewdale Crag, Brackeny Crag, Low and High Low Wythows, Long Crag, Kitty Crag Lad Stones and Wetherlam summit.Eddie30/01/2016
As part of round of Yewdale Fells on windy and wet daytrimarc227/01/2016
Completed the Coniston Fells after abandoning Nuttal 5.5 due to high winds. Dreadful weather but ok visibility. With GFE.Fionalevey27/01/2016
Coniston -> Low Wythow -> High Wythow -> Long Crag -> Kitty Crag -> Conistonbriandiggle31/10/2015
Birkett 3Dave Geere01/08/2015
From Tilberthwaite Car Park. Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Yewdale Crag and Brackeny Crag. Glorious weather and some incredible views across Coniston Water and of the Old Man :-)AlunRees3125/07/2015
From Tilberthwaite Car Park. Lad Stones, Wetherlam, Black Sails, Erin Crag, Kennel Crag, Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Yewdale Crag and Brackeny Crag. Glorious weather and some incredible views across Coniston Water and of the Old Man :-)Alunrees3325/07/2015
Yewdale Fells Birkett circuit.ngthack07/02/2015
On a fine but windy day with Viv, Barbara, Kath, Roger and Peter from East Lancs LDWA. Kath's 50th birthday walk.Phreerunner11/12/2014
Tour of the lower Birketts starting at Tilberthwaite.Aye Jimmy31/10/2014
From Coniston. 3877 3884 3885 3889 3890 - a fine walk.destaylor26/09/2014
Circuit of five Birketts from Tilberthwaite on surprisingly pleasant Bank Holiday Sunday.Super views from all summits,especislly Kitty Crag.Is it just me ,or does anyone else find Birkett's directions confusing at times?With Bridget and Oscarcatman24/08/2014
With Catman and Oscar.rosiebridge24/08/2014
With Catman and Bridget.oscarrosie24/08/2014
Climbed from Tilberthwaite using Birketts route over 10 topsrobert23/07/2014
Part of a long day bagging Birketts and other tops, Fifteen summits thirteen of which were new and about a dozen cairns destroyed. Great result.thenomad27/03/2014
from little Langdale with Tonycolinfielding25/03/2014
From Long Crag with Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave09/07/2013
From Coniston, w Jenx went up to YH and cotts at Far end. Took pleasant ascending path through bracken to col and then Brackeny Crag. Sun appears,improving weather. Onwards to Low Wythow then High Wythow. Long Crag and to Kitty Crag and descend by Church Beck mines road.nordicstar23/06/2013
Birketts - walk S/CON3. Start Low Tilberthwaite > Great intake > High Fell > Hawk Rigg > Haystacks > Blake Rigg > Kitty Crag > Long Crag > High Wythow > Low Wythow > Brackeny Crag > Low Tilberthwaite. Sunny spells and breezy. Not much in the way of paths and boggy in places. Lots of Mines to explore and very nice around Crook beck.Hill Wanderer13/06/2013
From Tilberthwaite cp. Kitty Crag, Long Crag, High Wythow, Low Wythow and Brackeny Crag. Excellent views.Sid04/06/2013
Round of21 Birketts from Tilberthwaite, 25km, 11 hoursCraig6720/04/2013
From Tilberthwaite CP via Long CragAnduril11/11/2012
Coniston, Kitty Crag, Long Crag on Yewdale Fell, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Brackeny Crag, Blake Rigg Tilberthwaite, Haystacks Tilberthwaite, Hawk Rigg, High Fell, Great Intack on Low Fell, Birk Fell Man on Birk Fell, Wetherlam, Swirl How, Little Carrs, Hell Gill Pike, Great How Crag, Brim Fell Coniston Old man, Coniston.Andy Hirst03/08/2012
Long southern circuit. Weather showery but fair.CaralynR30/06/2012
Solo: Coniston - High Guards - Coniston - Mouldry Bank Beck - Kitty Crag - Long Crag - High, Low Wythow - Brackeny Crag - Blake Rigg - Haystacks - Hawk Rigg - Birk Fell - High Fell - Low Fell - Low Hall Garth - Great How - Fletcher's Wood - Skelwith BdgeMark Jackson06/04/2012
Great Intake Low Fell, Birk Fell Man, High Fell, Hawk Rigg, Haystacks, Blake Rigg, Kitty Crag, Long Crag Yewdale Fells, High Wythow, Low Wythow, Brackeny Cragronaldo33310/03/2012
Birketts 2nd roundDave Geere26/12/2011
3rd of 5 birketts. Carried on from Brackney Crag. Good views.The Team25/09/2011
Overcast day. Mist on the tops of Wetherlam and the Old Man. But not at our level. It was today that we realised that Birketts Complete Lakeland Fells wasn't "complete". As we walked straight past a distinguished peak that wasn't on his list. We decided trjlowndes25/07/2011