The Howgills are a compact mountain group in eastern Cumbria on the ‘other’ side of the M6 – seen close-up by millions of people passing north and south, but climbed by the merest fraction of them. Steep, dramatic and empty, the Howgills are a fine target for even serious mountain walkers – and this, their highest point, is a serene, centrally situated place to aim for.
Best route from Gaisgill in the north, via the silent, non-Yorkshire Dales National Park area of the Howgills.
Height(m) : 676
Height(ft) : 2218
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Location : Howgills
National Park : Yorkshire Dales
Grid Reference : SD667970
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