Silver How

If your in and around the Grasmere area of the Lake District, then Silver How is a superb walk for those not wanting to head out to loftier heights such as the Fairfield Horseshoe. This route also makes a nice round loop giving good views especially from the summit.

Start – Grasmere
Route – Grasmere – Allan Bank – Silver How – Kelbarrow – Grasmere
Distance – 3 miles     Start time – 13.30pm     Time taken – 2.5 hrs    Highest Point – Silver How 394m
Weather – Cloudy, occasional sun but warm.
Silver how map

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Ready for the off!

Ready for the off!

The dip of Dunmail Raise with Steel Fell on the left from the path to Allan Bank

The dip of Dunmail Raise with Steel Fell on the left from the path to Allan Bank

Helm Crag

Helm Crag

Dunmail Raise from higher up the path, Seat Sandal on the right

Dunmail Raise from higher up the path, Seat Sandal on the right

The wriggling path up to Silver How

The wriggling path up to Silver How

In deep discussion with Grandad!

In deep discussion with Grandad!

Windermere from the path to the summit of Silver How

Windermere from the path to the summit of Silver How

The final climb!

The final climb!

Grasmere and Rydal Water from Silver How

Grasmere and Rydal Water from Silver How

Grasmere village from Silver How

Grasmere village from Silver How

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Looking a bit dark over the Langdale Pikes, from Silver How

Heading towards Kelbarrow, descending Silver How

Heading towards Kelbarrow, descending Silver How

Helm Crag from the descent of Silver How

Helm Crag from the descent of Silver How

Silver How

Silver How