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Name:Burnt Horse
Hill number:7914
Height:570m / 1870ft
Parent (Ma):2319  Skiddaw
RHB Section:34A: Lake District - Northern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Northern Fells
County/UA:Cumberland
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle)
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Synge
(Sy)
Grid ref:NY 28819 28047
Summit feature:no feature: ground by fence post
Drop:13m
Col:557m  NY286276  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 162 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
12.2 miles 4252ft walk ,start at Under Skiddaw NT carpark to Dodd, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Sale How, Burnt Horse and Lonscale Fell.stephenbuda16/10/2023
Parked above Blencathra Field Centre for a circuit of Knowe Crags, Sale How and Burnt Horse.PGCE05/09/2023
With WBMCSophsky08/07/2023
Loop from Threlkeldholtsd18/06/2023
Dropped at Blencathra Centre. Nice trot up Mungrisedale Common, Lonscale Fell and Lonscale Pike. 9.1 miles 2533 ft elevation.nell158321/10/2022
From Underscar car park. Hot and hazy. With Sail & Alfie.Dangerous Dave11/08/2020
From Blencathra Centre.jimbloomer19/07/2020
12/12 Lonscale Fell from Skiddaw tourist path, then out to Lonscale Fell East Top, back to collect Jenkin Hill, Skiddaw Lesser Man, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw South Top, Skiddaw Middle Top, Skiddaw Summit, Skiddaw North Top, Broad End, then down over the fence to East to pick up good track down to Hare Crag, down to Skiddaw House and back up Fence Line to Burnt Horse Hill, and popped back over the Lonscale Fell col to use tourist path back down to Keswick. A smashing round, with less re-assent than I had imagined, good paths throughout 5 hours.nickywood127/10/2019
From road below Latrigg car park-Lonscale Fell-Burnt Horse-return via Cumbria Way.With Oscar and Catman.rosiebridge23/06/2019
With Bridget and Catman.oscarrosie23/06/2019
With Oscar and Bridget.catman23/06/2019
From Latrigg Car Park to Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse, Mungrisdale Common via the Cloven Stone, following Sinen Gill back to Cumbria Way, then following that down the Glenderraterra valley to the car park.Lazylizzie02/06/2019
Skiddaw House YH - BURNT HORSE - Glenderaterra Valley - Latrigg CP. With David after night at Skiddaw House - a very misty morning!citygent22/07/2018
last hill straight down and back up from sale how tough going over heather might have been easier to go back down to skiddaw house along cumbria way and back up by the wallcolinfielding30/04/2018
From Blencathra Field Centre to Skiddaw House for an overnight stop; started late afternoon, wet weather and low cloud, began ascent to Burnt Horse at 4pm, duration 3h 35m: Burnt Horse Ridge - Lonscale Pike - Lonscale Fell - Jenkin Hill - Lesser Man - Little Man - Sale Howstevem7625/04/2018
21km trek from cp at top of Gale Gill up to Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Peak, Burnt Horse, Sale How, Great Calva (camped), Little Calva, Bakestall, Skiddaw (crampons), Little Man and Jenkin Hill. A great winter trek with Mart, minus 20C in the evening made for a cold camp!!John Eley23/02/2018
2 day hike & wild camp. 22km with John. Day 1: Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike [Lonscale Fell East Top], Burnt Horse, Sale How, Great Calva. Wild camp on N edge between Great Calva & Litte Calva very cold -15 approx wind chill. Day 2: Little Calva, Bakestall, Broad End, Skiddaw Tops (Crampons), Skiddaw Little Man, Lesser Man, Jenkin Hill. 35-40mph winds. Parked at cp behind Latrigg (icy road on steep approach)Rotorslap23/02/2018
FRVin24/01/2018
with MVWFrank24/01/2018
From Lonscale Pike. Contoured surprisingly trodden north rim of Lonscale Pike and dropped straight to col full of deep snow. Pleasant mini ridge looking into the lost wilderness that is the northern fells. Descended to Cumbria Way and followed the icy path to the road and then back to Millbeck in the gorgeous winter dusk. 4.5 hours.Wycombe Wanderer10/12/2017
Car park at top of Gale Road at 281254 – From Lonscale Pike, followed a decent path WNW across the head of the valley to fence – A steep descent on faint path alongside fence to col & then continued along fence line to summit. Descended NE ridge & followed Cumbria Way back to car. (PM)gerrybowes14/11/2017
From Lonscale Pike north. Great views both forward and back. Just over 3 hours return from the car park at 280254 with GB.bolton14/11/2017
eyenose21/10/2017
On my own, part of round from Gale Road end car park. Lonscale Fell both tops, Burnt Horse, Skiddaw House, Great Calva, Hare Crag, Sale How & Jenkin Hill. Showery day but very enjoyable round (17.4km, 1206m ascent).alwaysinshorts09/09/2017
Last one on the way back after Skiddaw House. At last a decent Synge that isn't a Wainwright or a Birkett!This would be a nice and different way up to Lonscale Fell and the Skiddaw rangebenarbia_809/07/2017
SR, NB.Frank08/02/2017
From Latrigg cp Lonscale, little man, sale how,Burnt HorseBheinn08/02/2017
Watches, Ullock Pike, Long Side, Carl Side, Skiddaw, Skiddaw Middle Top, Skiddaw South Top, Little Man, Lesser Man, Jenkin Hill, Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse, Latriggkeithouk25/09/2016
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave14/08/2016
Gale Road Car Park - Jenkin Hill - Lonscale Fell - Lonscale Pike - Burnt Horse - Gale Road Car ParkBlue The Dog25/06/2016
lonscale fell, lonscale fell east top, jenkin hill, lesser man, little man, carl side, long side, ullock pike, skiddaw south top, skiddaw middle top, skiddaw, skiddaw north top, broad end, bakestall, hare crag, sale how, burnt horse back along cumbria way to cp.robertphillips08/05/2016
White Hause, Little and Great Calva, Sale How, Burnt Horse and Lonscale east top and summit from the X4 bus stop at High Side to Keswick.Eddie02/05/2016
From the Ravenstone Hotel up to Ullock Pike, along Longside Edge, Carl Side following the Allerdale ramble footpath up between Skiddaw & Little Man, across to Sale How then Skiddaw House, over the river Caldew the back over Lonscale Fell and down into Costa`s in Keswick. The day started with clear blue skies but cloud increased with altitude, in the cloud at the higher points and light snow flurries. Snow on the ground, spikes were used on steepest sections.mickdavidson27/02/2016
Quick afternoon raid from the back of Latrigg. Long slog up into snow line onto Lonsdale Pike, Lonsdale Fell and down over Burnt Horse to pick up the thoroughly enjoyable walk out on the Cumbria Way.Mark T11/02/2016
Start from Grid 249323, route Ullock Pike, Carlside, Skiddaw, Lonscale Fell, Burnt Horse and Skiddaw House then back Northwest along the track back to the start.smocks and denims08/02/2016
Lonscale Pike - Lonscale Fell - Burnt Horseronaldo33330/01/2016
From Sale How. Surprisingly fine ridge: grassy slope to NW and steep heathery crag and scree to SE, spoilt only by the fence that runs along its length. There are a couple of high points. The craggy end of Lonscale Fell dominates the scene. Easy descent to the Skiddaw House path then back to Latrigg c/pk, with a lot of tired looking hill-runners coming towards me!Aye Jimmy19/09/2015
Final day in the Lakes. On a round of 7 hills from car park at end of Gale Road: Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike, Burnt Horse, Sale How, Skiddaw Little Man, Skiddaw Lesser Man and finally Jenkin Hill. Steep descent from Lonscale Pike, which looked stunning from here.jonglew22/03/2015
From Gale Road. Jenkin Hill,Skiddaw Lesser man, Skiddaw Little man, Skiddaw south top, Skiddaw middle top, Skiddaw, Skiddaw North top, Broad End, Sale How, Burnt Horse, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike. Beautiful sunny winter day although the wind was cold!!!AlunRees3102/12/2014
From Gale Road. Jenkin Hill,Skiddaw Lesser man, Skiddaw Little man, Skiddaw south top, Skiddaw middle top, Skiddaw, Skiddaw North top, Broad End, Sale How, Burnt Horse, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike. Beautiful sunny winter day although the wind was cold!!!Alunrees3302/12/2014
R Richard Tait29/11/2014
Very easy climb from the gate on the main path just before the youth hostel.moorsman19/09/2014
With Jo, linear walk: Park Wood along CW to Dash Falls (where surprisingly there was a red squirrel sitting on the gatepost - it was last seen scampering up the wall towards Bakestall and Skiddaw) then Skiddaw House and onto Burnt Horse, Lonscale Fell, Lonscale Pike descending by the south ridge to the CW, then onto Keswick. Weather; sunny, very warm, good visibility.amblerbob22/07/2014
A snowy daymcbiydw216/02/2014
With Claire and Andy. Cracking little ridge en route from Lonscale Fell to Skiddaw HouseCrib Goch12/10/2013
From Bakestall to Lonscale Fell via Burn Horse with Alf.mick02/08/2012
From the Blencathra Centre via the NE ridge of Lonscale Fell.Wheelsy14/07/2012
With Coel, Alfie, Danu, Sail, Evan & Eire.Dangerous Dave19/04/2011
From Gale Road CP in snow, return via Skiddaw House trackAnduril11/02/2010
On way down from Lonscale Fell.Walker Dan07/10/2009