Name:Kirkby Moor [Lowick High Common]
Hill number:2668
Height:335m / 1099ft
RHB Section:34D: Southern Cumbria
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Southern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Duddon, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Watershed:Morecambe Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Clem
Grid ref:SD 25991 83917
Summit feature:cairn
Col:104m  SD278938  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 96
(1:25k) OL6S
Observations:top 600m S is over 3m lower
Survey:Abney level
Comments:LIDAR readings 335.0 and 104.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 386 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
RevisitDave Geere01/05/2024
RevisitDave Geere18/03/2024
Same parking and route as Flatfield below. Cloudy breezy walk. Solo.richard6905/03/2024
RevisitDave Geere03/01/2024
Up tracks from the North, passing a fault turbine on the way. Metal road decking laid from the south to aid heavy equipment access. Great views butcool wind picking up.cjo15/10/2023
RevisitDave Geere13/09/2023
Kirkby Moor, Subberthwaite Bank, Beacon Fell, Coats Hillkeithouk20/08/2023
Revisit with Julia & Felix.Dave Geere09/07/2023
RevisitDave Geere03/07/2023
RevisitDave Geere07/06/2023
RevisitDave Geere24/05/2023
RevisitDave Geere01/03/2023
RevisitDave Geere21/02/2023
From layby near woodlands turn. Easy bag via obvious pathsLongwojo11/02/2023
Parked in layby next to road to Woodland. 50 meters west on road to stile, followed path southwest then south until view over to working quarry, where good track winds round to summit cairn. Returned same way, 50 mins.Flatfield08/08/2022
RevisitDave Geere06/04/2022
Revisit with Julia,Felix and MorrisDave Geere09/01/2022
RevisitDave Geere28/12/2021
RevisitDave Geere16/12/2021
Easy walk up from the layby. Nice views from the wind turbines.twg2710/12/2021
RevisitDave Geere19/11/2021
RevisitDave Geere30/10/2021
Road walk from Sand Side [Kirby-in-Furness] to Beck Side and High Ghyll then paths toward the turbine tracks and obvious cairn followed by a round of the Tumps of Shooting House Hill, High Moor, Bank House Moor and Crag Height.RobB12/10/2021
RevisitDave Geere22/09/2021
RevisitDave Geere18/09/2021
With Val. From lay-by on the A5092. Quarry track to start with then a good path up to the northerly wind turbine and along track to the large cairn which marks the summit. Clear weather and fantastic views. A better hill than expected.mike.hoult26/08/2021
Followed Tony J's directions belowpaulhilder20/08/2021
With Sal from E layby by path - mostly not distinct on ground, but stile where needed.davechaffey15/07/2021
Train to Kirkby-in-Furness then Lowick High Common (rough going across moor due to bracken & heather), Combs, Gt Burney, Blawith Knott and Tottlebank Height. walked out to Water Yeat and caught bus to Coniston and on to Kendal. Saw nobody all day but did see 2 merlins, buzzards and other interesting birdlife.trimarc212/07/2021
Kirkby-in-Furness station - Kirkby Moor - Shooting House Hill - Crag Height - Kirkby-in-Furness.Mark Jackson21/06/2021
Enjoyable walk from the parking spot to the cairn under the guardianship of the turbine gods. They are massive up close!PhilipChaston14/06/2021
RevisitDave Geere07/05/2021
RevisitDave Geere18/02/2021
RevisitDave Geere08/02/2021
RevisitDave Geere22/01/2021
Quick up and down from the layby after walking Circuit of Devoke. Beautiful views over Morecambe Bay and the snow capped high fells. Amazing sunsetLazylizzie05/12/2020
Second ascentPeteF11/10/2020
Plenty of parking at the Quarry and an easy to follow track to the summit between slag and turbines.summitter16/09/2020
From lay-by next to Woodlands road turning on A5092. By good tracks to the summit which is a fine viewpoint over the coast, despite the wind turbines and quarrying.Nick Down111/09/2020
Revisit with Julia,Pete,Felix and MorrisDave Geere22/08/2020
Revisit with AlexDave Geere12/08/2020
Quick up and down from lay-by on A5092. Missed the path on the way up and ended up slogging through bracken.davidpettit8424/07/2020
Kirkby in Furnace to Ulverstonraymondwilkes21/07/2020
RevisitDave Geere20/07/2020
RevisitDave Geere10/07/2020
RevisitDave Geere11/06/2020
RevisitDave Geere22/03/2020
Revisit with Keith.Dave Geere17/02/2020