Name:Bram Rigg Top
Hill number:2739
Height:672m / 2205ft
Parent (Ma):2732  The Calf
RHB Section:35A: The Northern Pennines
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Yorkshire Dales - Northern Fells
County/UA:Westmorland and Furness
Catchment:Lune
Class:Buxton & Lewis, Bridge, Deleted Nuttall
(BL,Bg,xN)
Grid ref:SD 66835 96462
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:14.7m
Col:657m  SD670962  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 98
(1:25k) OL19S
Observations:a single stone 10m WSW at SD 66824 96458 is 0.19m lower
Survey:Leica NA730
Survey of Bram Rigg Top.pdf
Comments:Drop measured by line survey
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from cross keys Yarlside via Ben end Kensgriff, Randygill top down and across Bowderdale stream and steep up to hazelgill knott Dales high way to the calf out and back to bush howe and fell head taking in minor ring contours back to the calf then bram rigg top and calders return force gill beck and cautely spout 20.5 ks 8 hrs 30 and 1250 ascentunderhill26/03/2024
Great Dummacks > Calders > The Calf [S5676] > White Fell Head SE Top > White Fell Head > Bush Howe Far South Top > Bush Howe South Top > Bush Howe > The Calf [S5676] > Bram Rigg Top > Middle Tongue from GR: SD 69829 96943ronaldo33309/03/2024
Second of the day for Boo and I. A rather non descript affair in the mistAlphaville19912/01/2024
Dales Mountain Biking Week.Rob Rees16/05/2023
Solo from Joss Lane P & D car park, Sedbergh. To Lockbank Farm. Then Calders, Bran Rigg Top, The Calf, Calders, Arant Haw and Winder. 4h15m. Beautiful weather.ADT08/04/2023
Cross Keys - Cautley Spout - The Calf - Bram Rigg Top - Calder's - Great Drummacks - Cross KeysJHes31/10/2022
After Calders before Calf.Andrew Pearson26/10/2022
With Cary, on Dales High Way walk.Phreerunner07/09/2022
Sedbergh, Arant Haw, Calders, two minute diversion to summit and on over The CalfFlatfield06/08/2022
Parked at Brow Foot, off A865. West Fell, Hazelgill Knott, The Calf, Bram Rigg Top, The Calf, Bush Howe, Simon's Seat and Langdale Knott.PGCE18/05/2022
A crossing of the Howgills from Sedbergh to Tebay with Christine, Eric, and Steve visiting Winder, Arant Haw, Calders, Bram Rigg Top, The Calf, Bush Howe, Fell Head, Uldale Head, and Blease Fell. A perfect day for walking on the velvet turf of the Howgills, although distant views compromised somewhat by the poor air quality. 20km with 1050m ascent in 7hours.silverwolf_alan24/03/2022
Howgills walk with Lindsey and GMC group (8 in all) from Cross Keys Inn (A683). Followed the glacial valley to the steep ascent beside Cautley Spout. Crossed the beck above the falls then path above Cautley Crags to Calders. Followed clear track north to The Calf then on to Bush Howe and Fell Head. Lindsey and I returned via The Calf, Force Gill Beck, and Cautley Spout (the GMC group went on to Simons Seat, Hazelgill Knott, Yarlside, and Randygill Top). Dry day, very sunny, but windy with gusts strong enough to make walking arduous.Skip19/03/2022
Variation of Nuttall walk 11.1.Dan Baddeley27/02/2022
Anticlockwise loop from Sedbergh up Cautley Spout to The Calf and back down the ridge.welshyboyo30/08/2021
From Sedbergh to the Calf with Dad.Tiarnán15/08/2021
From Sedbergh carpark to The Calf. Took in Calder and Bram Rigg Top going up, and on the way back Arant Haw and Winders. With Tiarnán.Pete West15/08/2021
2nd hill of the day on a run round the tops with HilaryFellhugger10/04/2021
Following the Montaigne Howgill 13 race route with GFE. Winder, Arant Haw, Calders, Bram Rigg & The Calf. GFE thought the cairn on top could do with improvement.Fionalevey11/12/2020
Walk up the ridge to the Calf, then continuation to Fell Head and down via Brown Moor. With B and R.jenx26/11/2020
Howgill Fell walkmunkyennui30/10/2020
16.1 miles 3950ft walk, start at Cross Hall Farm Caravan Park Cautley, Take A Pennine Journey Path to Cautley Spout, up Force Gill Beck to The Calf, head south on the Dales High Way, over Bram Rig Top, Calders, Arant Haw, Sickers Fell, Knott, Crook and Winder then down to Sedbergh and follow A Pennine Journey Path back to Cautley.stephenbuda06/09/2020
dales traverse HardenC02/09/2020
With Aidan, up via Cautley Spout, down via Pickering GillPreCambrianLife24/08/2020
Nuttalls routeGary Heath10/08/2020
following the book we started at the pub and up via Cautley Spout. Out over great Drumacks and onto calders then onto bram Rigg TopAristotle Chip11/07/2020
Howgill Fells, half way through the Aberystwyth to Aberdeen commute: <iframe height='405' width='590' frameborder='0' allowtransparency='true' scrolling='no' src='https://www.strava.com/activities/3624171659/embed/dac7376dde1994b260a6c88dbf283ba360922a27'></iframe>rhif716/06/2020
A 4 Dewey day comprising of a high level circuit of Langdale from Gaisgill (NY 636 047) visiting Blease Fell, Ulldale Head, Hand Lake, Docker Knott, Simon's Seat, Fell Head, Bush Howe, The Calf, Bram Rigg Top, Calders, Hazelgill Knott, West Fell and Langdale Knott. 31km with 1500m ascent in 8h30m. (S)silveracorn_alan25/05/2020
On complete week completing the whole Howgills.vegibagger27/03/2020
From Bush Howe. On to Calders.Wycombe Wanderer06/02/2020
From Cross Keys on a perfect winter's day with Martin66, Shaky, Smithy & Otis. Followed path to col with The Calf & then up on to Yarlside's S top to the summit. Dropped back to the col following path that becomes a track to summit of the Calf. Then round Bram Rigg Top, Calders, Great Dummacks, trending N along top of cliffs & across the top of Cautley Spout. Back down the steep path & out.NotReallyABagger31/12/2019
Route to the Calf.smocks and denims30/12/2019
Up from sedbburgh. Revisitcjo08/09/2019
SLMM 2019Eggletina06/07/2019
A walk over the grass to this place...by now very breezy so quickly onto the Calf and then new territory north.JOHNS09/06/2019
walked up from cross keys ph via Cautley Spout with Lakeland Meet up groupiannotts19/04/2019
W/Wright WotHF no.6. W/I.Sedge01/03/2019
Up from Beck House on a murky day. Fifth top on a round of 8 to complete the Howgill subset. From The Calf and on to Calders.jonglew06/01/2019
Cross Keys Cautley Yarlside Kensgriff Randygill Bowderdale Langdale Windscarth Fell Head Bush Howe The Calf Bran Rigg Top Calders Great Drummacks Cautley Crags Cautley Spout Cross KeysAndy Hirst01/10/2018
With MS, from lay-by at Cross Keys, to Cautley Spout, Calders over to the Calf, and back down to car.robertgn14/09/2018
With RobN. From Lowhaygarth.masmith14/09/2018
parked in sedbergh, road to lockbank farm then good tracks/paths all day down to cross keys, picked up bike and cycle back to sedbergh. winder, arant haw, calders, bram rigg top, the calf, bush howe, fell head, yardside,robertphillips04/08/2018
Started from The temperance inn and past Cautley spout and onto The Calf, Calders and Great DummacksWayne Mac14/04/2018
From Sedbergh by Settlebeck Gill to Arant Haw then on over Calders to The Calf. Returned by Bowderdale Head and Cautley then down valley to Sedbergh.SS02/12/2017
Up to the Calf from layby North of Cross Keys. Then onto Bram Rigg Top and Calders. Return to the east of the Calf and along ridge(Dales High Way) to Hazelgill Knott. Descended off track down into Borrowdale to return to Cross Keysmart079725/11/2017
Cross Keys > Cautley Spout > Force Gill Beck > The Calf > Bram Rigg Beck > Calders > Red Gill Beck > Cautley Spout > Cross Keys. Set off pre sunrise, cloudy at first but sun broke through quite quickly. Solo walk.johnkaysleftleg05/11/2017
From Cross keys along Cautley Holme Beck, then v steep steps up side of Cautley Spout Waterfalls-pathe then follows Red Gill Beck & Force gill Beck to the coll-easy path up to The Calf, back to Bram Rigg Top, Calders, Arant Haw then down Dales Highway to Sedbergh. Mixed cloud with some warm Sunny spells- light breeze, good viewsapricorum08/10/2017
Climbed with Clowes and the Spooner brothers.RichieRambler30/09/2017
Nuttall walk. Some difficulty with stream crossings due to recent rain. Paddling requiredRuth09/09/2017
WBMC Howgills meet. From Sedbergh, wit JD, DH, PS and Will ?John Lee08/09/2017
4 of 6 Winder - Arant Haw - Calders - Bram Rigg Top - The Calf - Hazelgill KnottStormcrow26/05/2017