Friday, 1 September 2017

Knoutberry Haw 676m & Tarn Rigg Hill (Baugh Fell) 678m

8 mile route from Tom Croft Hill parking area along A684 up onto Baugh Fell (pronounced Barr Fell), to the twin summits of Knoutberry Haw and Tarn Rigg Hill, and then explored the various tarns, cairns and shelters on this vast and remote fell-top. 

Knoutberry Haw (676m) - SD 731 919
Tarn Rigg Hill / Baugh Fell (678m) - SD 714 916

Climbed: 01/09/17

Route: Tom Croft Hill parking area (SD 694 912), Garsdale Foot, Ringing Keld Gutter (wall), Ringing Kelds, Knoutberry Haw, Tarn Ring Hill, northwards passing tarns to cairn on Stony Rigg, west to shelter above Gill Head, west to cairns on Black Hill, north west to cairn on Area of Disused Workings on top of western escarpment of Baugh Fell, then south west to rejoin wall along Ringing Held Gutter and back down.

Weather: sunny spells, light winds, excellent visibility and cool on the tops

Map: OL19

Photos (c) Mark Reid

Knoutberry Haw

Tarn Rigg Hill (Baugh Fell)