Name:Robinson
Hill number:2405
Height:737.6m / 2420ft
RHB Section:34B: Lake District - Central & Western Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - North Western Fells
County/UA:Cumberland
Catchment:Derwent (Workington)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall,
Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis,
Bridge, Clem
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg,Cm)
Grid ref:NY 20193 16870
Summit feature:rock
Drop:161.9m
Col:575.7m  NY 2074 1610  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 89 90
(1:25k) OL4S
Observations:rock 4m SW is just lower; rock under cairn 10m W at NY 20180 16873 is c 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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round from the churchholtsd05/05/2024
Climbed with phil Amazing sunny weatherdanwalker115009/09/2023
From the mine car park with DW. What a glorious September day albeit very humid. Dale Head (No cloud), Hindscarth and Robinson descending over Buttermere Moss as it's been so dry. V.Steep pathback to Newlands Hause. Not good on jelly legs descending Robinson to the moss.nukeboy108/09/2023
Loop up Cat Bells and Robinson from Little Town (09/07/2023 Cat Bells, Maiden Moor, High Spy, Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson)nat57109/07/2023
R K Richard Tait24/06/2023
Catbells to Robinsontrimarc221/06/2023
Moss Force, Robinson, High SnockriggBarns15018/06/2023
From High Snockriggcjwilliams17/06/2023
Little Town > Scope End > Red Knott > High Crags > Hindscarth > Robinson > Bea Crags > High Snab Bank > Little Town. Glorious day of sunshine but with a nice cooling breeze on the tops. Very dry underfoot but clegs out in force. Walked solo.johnkaysleftleg16/06/2023
A Newlands Round from Little Town. Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, High Spy, Maiden Moor & Cat Bells.sms.3726/05/2023
R K Leg 5 BG Richard Tait23/05/2023
On the Abrahamís tea roundemily17/05/2023
10.2 miles 3804ft walk, start at Honister Pass NT carpark to Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson and High Snockrigg.stephenbuda17/05/2023
walked with Dave W, Marc & Hannah.jonsutterby7115/04/2023
High Snab Bank, Robinson, Hindscarth, Dale Head, Barrow, Outersidekeithouk08/04/2023
Rigg Beck -> High Snab Bank -> Robinson -> High Snockrigg -> Newlands Hause -> Knott Rigg -> Knott Rigg North Top -> Ard Crags -> Aikin Knott -> Rigg Beckbriandiggle07/04/2023
From Rigg Beck Quarry. 13.5 km, 1000 m asc. Up by Gillbrow and the correctly named Low High Snab to the tops of High Snab Bank and Robinson. Down W and across a soggy Buttermere Moss to High Snockrigg. Down to Newlands Hause and up to the summits Knott Rigg, Ill Crag (Newlands), Ard Crags and Aikin Knott. Leave the ridge NE and finish with long leap across Rigg Beck. Cold, dry. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720307029529SalmonJoe26/03/2023
Up and down from Buttermere, via Buttermere mossDanmawr26/02/2023
Wainwright Walk 42: Spider (Dale Head, Robinson, Hindscarth, High Spy, Maiden Moor & Catbells)DavidHiner22/02/2023
R K Superb clear weather Richard Tait05/02/2023
With Keithchristine9920/01/2023
Keskadale Round.Sedge16/12/2022
Stuart & Duke.DukeNukem28/10/2022
Veryhappybunny05/09/2022
Dale Head, Hindscarth, Robinson, High Snockrigg from Honister to Buttermere, while supervising the GSAL Explorer Scouts on the third day of their Queen's Scout Award expedition.10km with 700m ascent in 4.5 hours.silverwolf_alan02/09/2022
From Rigg Beck Quarry. 12.5 km, 940 m asc. Head W along the Rigg Beck path and drop down left to cross Rigg Beck and up to join the Ard Crags ridge. W and SW along the ridge to the summits of Aikin Knott, Ard Crags, Ill Crag (Newlands) and Knott Rigg. Down to Newlands Hause and up the High Snockrigg path, crossing Buttermere Moss and up E to the summit of Robinson. Down by Blea Crags and the summit of High Snab Bank to the aptly named Low High Snab cottage. Take the Gillbrow path and the road to Rigg Beck. Sunny, windy, a few showers. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720300134250SalmonJoe25/06/2022
COMPLETION ROUND ACROSS HINDSCARTH AND FINISHING #214 ONTO ROBINSON. GREAT DAY WITH DAWN, LIZZIE, ANNA, BILLY & NICKI PLUS BIG STEVE, STEVE W, CATHERINE AND IANjester6906/06/2022
Climbed Hindscarf and then Robinson. Robinson was Pete Rees last of the 214 Wainwrights. Wonderfully hot sunny day. With Lizzie, Anna, Nicky & Billy, Steve x 2, John and also Ian and Catherine (Lizzies new friends). Had bubbly on top.River-Girl04/06/2022
Simms on Nuttall 2.1. Parked at Little Town -> Robinson -> Hindsgarth -> Dale Head -> High Spy back via Hause Gate. The North ridge ascent of Robinson includes two serious scrambles - not for the faint-hearted.Peter_W_Mitchell 01/06/2022
With Carl. parked at Newlyn pass, enroute up to Robinson and Hindscarth. 5.5 miles 2500ft elevation.nell158314/05/2022
On the third day of the Great Lakeland 3 dayeremily02/05/2022
GL3D - day 3andy.painter02/05/2022
Completed as part of route from Keswick to buttermere on the great Lakeland 3 dayeremily30/04/2022
GL3D - day 1andy.painter30/04/2022
Bus to Buttermere High Snockrigg round to Catbells then walked back to Keswick. Perfect conditions just under 5 hoursMarion20/09/2021
Newlands RoundLONGISHROPE4610/09/2021
High Snockrigg, Robinson, Dale Head, and Hindscarth, while supervising the GSAL Explorer Scouts on the second day of their Queen's Scout Award expedition from Borrowdale to Buttermere. With Annette and Hugh. 14km with 960m ascent in 8 hours.silveracorn_alan07/09/2021
With Tony and John W. Wainwright 203.LANGDALE16/08/2021
Alone. Lovely warm sunny day. From Dale Head & Robinson.Gazza195119/07/2021
Great day out if a bit hot in the sun. 24km loop for 8 wainwrights and a very warm swim in Derwant Water at the end.atreides788718/07/2021
From Honister to Dale Head - Hindscarth - Robinson - High Snockrigg and down into Buttermere for the bus back to Honister slate mine. Fabulous views and fantastic weather.Delta6817/07/2021
from Hindscarth. 32nd ascent.IWC03/07/2021
9 mile loop starting at little town car park. Including high snab, Robinson, dale head, hindscarth, high crags, red knott and scope end. Wainwright no. 60. With Chantelle. Marilyn no. 48The-Z-Man02/07/2021
See Kamoot entry for full details/gpx download: https://www.komoot.com/tour/394695333outlawcatcher17/06/2021
8.5 mile circular from parking area near Rigg Beck along road than tracks up to Low Snab farm. From there it is a steep pull onto High Snab Bank and a slight scramble up ridge onto Robinsons broad summit. From here we descended across boggy area and up onto High Snockrigg then descending to Moss Force before ascending nice easy ridge over Knott Rigg and Ard Crags descending to and fording Rigg Beck back to car. 996m ascent overall. Cloudy but Robinson seemed to avoid the cloud cover. Only a few people about on a Sunday. Nobody on Robinson at all. Afterwards drove into Keswick to bag Castlehead.DanTrig13/06/2021
Final summit of a wonderful day out on the fells. Back to Buttermere and a welcome pint!apshepherd19/05/2021
81windybilly21/04/2021
Birkrigg - High Snab Bank - Robinson - Newlands Hause - Knott Rigg - Ard Crags - BirkriggMountainTerrier10/04/2021
From Hindscarth. A decent descent down Littledale Edge then a bit of an uninteresting trudge. Sheltered from the wind until the top was reached though. Good views over Crummock Water to Loweswater. Onto High Snockrigg.James McKnight22/11/2020
From: Little Town via Scope, Red Knott, High Crags and HindscarthRWG26/09/2020