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.
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Ready for the off!
The dip of Dunmail Raise with Steel Fell on the left from the path to Allan Bank
Dunmail Raise from higher up the path, Seat Sandal on the right
The wriggling path up to Silver How
In deep discussion with Grandad!
Windermere from the path to the summit of Silver How
The final climb!
Grasmere and Rydal Water from Silver How
Grasmere village from Silver How
Looking a bit dark over the Langdale Pikes, from Silver How
Heading towards Kelbarrow, descending Silver How
Helm Crag from the descent of Silver How