Name:Yoke
Hill number:2551
Height:707m / 2320ft
Parent (Ma):2528  High Street
SMC/RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Far Eastern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Topographical area:EL06 Highstreet-arnside
Catchment:Kent, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Ulverston)
Class:Simm, Hewitt, Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett,
Synge, Fellranger, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(Tu,Sim,Hew,N,W,B,Sy,Fel,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 43773 06739
Summit feature:small cairn on outcrop
Drop:38.8m
Col:668.2m  NY 4365 0727  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
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Kentmere Horseshoe. 1st of 7 hills.NormanW12/07/2024
Solo walk with Jess. Descended off west side to Troutbeck (bad idea!)jonsutterby7106/05/2024
Kentmere round clockwise very windy for first halfunderhill02/05/2024
J.T. and M.T. Kentmere Horseshoe, Trail magazine June '19 route.MTansley28/04/2024
J.T. and M.T. Kentmere Horseshoe, Trail magazine June '19 route.J_tansley28/04/2024
A revisit. En-route from Castle Crag to Rainsborrow Crag.gerrybowes24/04/2024
From Troutbeck with Pops. Showery but finally some sunshine. Yoke, Ill Bell & Froswick. 10.15 miles 2643 ft elevationnell158329/03/2024
A surprising morning walk with L from the door in Troutbeck with the poor forecast changed to dry and fair, clear & windless! Unheard of! Probably explained why we saw no-one. T -shirt weather for much of the long ascent from Limefit. Then over The the more prominent Ill Bell and lesser Froswick, Down Scott's Rake path and enjoyed lovely Upper Troutbeck again - some buds out on the hedges, but no lambs yet. Meanwhile awful news today that 25 million people in Sudan face starvation -14 million of them children, then there's Gaza, and Ukraine etc etc.Chris Pearson20/03/2024
From Troutbeck Bridge - Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Troutbeck Tongue. With R. On good path for pretty much the entire walk.Dan Baddeley06/01/2024
The Kentmere Horseshoe from Kentmere in an anticlockwise direction visiting 9 Wainwrights: Shipman Knots, Kentmere Pike, Harter Fell, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick. Ill Bell, and Yoke. A fine and partially sunny Boxing Day, with very fine snow showers. Certainly a nice change from heavy rain and storm force winds of recent days! 22km with 1200m ascent, taking 7h 40m.silverwolf_alan26/12/2023
From Troutbeck Bridge: Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Troutbeck Tongue, then a rather rough and tiresome fight across to Baystones before dropping back to Troutbeck. 21km, 5h 50. Stunningly clear and cold.Rockdoctor15/10/2023
Heading south back to Troutbeck. Had to touch the cairn of course despite a chap sitting right next to it. He was the last of this morning's wave of clockwise Kentmere Horseshoeists. The glorious and better than forecast sun which had graced our morning was suddenly replaced by our old friend permagloom which came sweeping in to join the party for anything above 400 metres.Chris Pearson09/10/2023
.tim74724/06/2023
Wild camp with jo, June and petestuduncan17/06/2023
19 mile walk of Kentmere Horseshoe with a couple of out and back diversions. From Kentmere church, Sallows, Sour Howes, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornythwaite Beacon, High Street, Rough Crag, reascend to High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike, Shipman Knotts. Last couple of hills with Doug and Jen from Wigan, lovely couple.Longwojo17/06/2023
kentmere horseshoe ending with camping at small water. Stunning view looking west into the lakes. Very quiet only seeing 5 people over the day.NCurtis13/06/2023
Ascended with the kids on a clockwise circular of the Kentmere Horseshoethecoopers28/05/2023
Ran with erniestuduncan11/03/2023
R K Richard Tait23/02/2023
The Kentmere Horseshoe. Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Mardale III Bell - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - III Bell - Yoke.sms.3705/02/2023
The Kentmere Horseshoe. Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell (Mardale) - Mardale III Bell - Thornthwaite Crag - Froswick - III Bell - Yoke. With SiNicefish05/02/2023
Easy ascent via Garburn Rd fr Troutbeck church. Bitterly cold in W wind, some sunshine but cloud over Scafells. Good view of Kentmere valley & low cloud over Windermere.NorfolkPT2117/01/2023
What an amazing day - the Kentmere Horseshoe. Weather was mixed with hail showers but we still got great viewsejjohnstone01/11/2022
13.3 miles 4228ft walk, Hartsop Dodd, Stony Cove Pike, Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, III Bell, Yoke and Gray Crag from Sykeside Camping Park.stephenbuda13/10/2022
Kentmere circuit today. Bagged Yoke, Ill Bell, Frostwick, Thornthwaite Crag (again), High Street, Mardale Ill Bell, Harter Fell, Kentmere Pike & Shipman Knotts (143/214 Wainrights) with John Herbertgeorge_herbert_24/09/2022
South to North traverse of the High Street tops. An entertaining switchback over Yoke to Froswick on excellent pathsColin Crawford18/09/2022
With Dad and Peter from Troutbeck and Limefitt holiday park.M0YDH21/08/2022
Walked up from Troutbeckbillames05/08/2022
Hot/Sunny/Warm. Wild camped at top.Amanda&JamesExplore09/07/2022
Kentmere horse shoe with Joanne.Daisy Dee05/07/2022
Kentmere Church - Yoke - Ill Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - High Street - Mardale Ill Bell - Harter Fell - Kentmere Pike - Shipman Knotts - Kentmere ChurchJHes23/06/2022
From Troutbeck Church Bridge. 17 km, 975 m asc. Up and across the Longmire Road and Garburn Road tracks and by Backstone Barrow to Sour Howes summit, then around Moor Head to Sallows summit. Down to Garburn Pass and continue N to Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick summits. Down to the Wander Scar col and then back over Troutbeck Park and The Tongue then by Ing Lane. Dry and sunny. https://www.flickr.com/photos/samandjo/albums/72177720300133860SalmonJoe16/06/2022
Troutbeck - Troutbeck Tongue - Froswick - Ill Bell - Yoke - Sallows - Sour Howstwg2729/04/2022
kentmere roundrachelcawley08/04/2022
Extended Kentmere Round with MKNab Scar26/03/2022
Shipman Knotts - Kentmere Pike - Harter Fell - Mardale Ill Bell - High Street - Froswick - Ill Bell - Rainsborrow Crag - Yoke - Sallowsbenarbia no 326/03/2022
2/8 All repeats Orrest Head, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornythwaite Beacon, Stony Cove Pike, Caudale Moor, St Raven's Edge (Ian also did Sour Howes and Sallows) all recce walk for LDWA 50 Wainrights in 5 Days for 50th Anniversary of LDWA we are leading in May and June 2022. hillwalker@ldwa.org.uk if you fancy a day out with us all.nickywood125/03/2022
From Sallows. Solo. W201 Rnd6.Dangerous Dave30/01/2022
With Nicola, Kevin, Jim, Gus and Spot- clockwise routeAbiD17/01/2022
with AC HardenC28/11/2021
Latrigg, Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Rainsborrow Crag, Ill Bell, Froswick, Troutbeck Tonguekeithouk21/11/2021
Out with Dave.Mountain Goat22/10/2021
With Sue, David, Linda, Don and Liz on a clockwise Kentmere round on a perfect day.Phreerunner08/09/2021
With L. On the return to Kentmere. Great to be back in the Lakes again having just moved to Kendal doing what we like best - long steep climbs up and running downhill along the ridges Despite the clouds of flies in the humid warm calm. Grateful for energy drinks. Sore quads getting used to being back in the hills. Garburn Pass not a nice surface to descend on down to Kentmere - loose stones.Chris Pearson05/09/2021
1/6 Birthday walk - Up to Yoke (revisit) via Dubs Reservoir, then down to Rainsborrow Crag and drop down contouring round to Castle Crag, Piked Hawes, Rowantree Knotts and Scale Knotts. Interesting picking route over all of those. Back over Garburn Pass. Five nice Synges but a bit late for birthday tea - oops .nickywood103/09/2021
Climbed with PhoebeMrD29/08/2021
With Jon CocroftGaynorSeymour16/08/2021
(Age 11). Tenth summit on a 22km Kentmere Round as far as High Street.Mollyb14/08/2021
Kentmere Round - clockwisephilz00809/07/2021
94windybilly22/06/2021