Sour Howes

Overview
Height: 1,584 Feet - 483 Metres
Grid Ref: NY 428 032
Area: Far Eastern
Ordnance Survey: OL5
Wainwright Guidebook: Two

There is heather on the eastern slopes and therefore,inevitably, grouse; and therefore,inevitably, shooting butts; one may admire the construction of these butts while deploring their purpose.

 

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Sour Howes from the bottom of Dubbs Road

 

There are 6 walks to choose from including Sour Howes

Before the rain came, Sallows and Sour Howes from Church Bridge

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24th September 2016
ASCENT: 1,935 Feet - 591 Meters
MILES: 7.7
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Sallows - Sour Howes
ROUTE: Church Bridge - Jesus Church - The Howe - Garburn Pass - Garburn Nook - Sallows - Wardles - Capple Howe- Sour Howes - Backstone Barrow - Dubbs Road - Dubbs Reservoir - Moorhowe Road - Longmire Road - The Howe - Jesus Church - Church Bridge
 

Walking the Wainwrights in 30 Walks - Walk 10 A Troutbeck Circuit

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16th April 2016
ASCENT: 4,406 Feet - 1,344 Meters
MILES: 15
WAINWRIGHTS: 9, Sour Howes - Sallows - Yoke - III Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Troutbeck Tongue - Wansfell
ROUTE: Troutbeck Bridge - Garburn Pass - Sour Howes - Sallows - Yoke - III Bell - Froswick - Thornthwaite Crag - Gray Crag - Thornthwaite Crag - Scotts Rake - Troutbeck Tounge - Trout Beck - Kirkstone Pass - Iddle Hill - Baystones - Wansfell Pike - Nanny Lane - Troutbeck - Troutbeck Bridge
 

New Years Day on Sour Howes and Sallows

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1st January 2016
ASCENT: 1,700 Feet - 518 Meters
MILES: 7.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 2, Sour Howes - Sallows
ROUTE: Dubbs Road – Dubbs Reservoir – Garburn Pass – Backstone Barrow – Sour Howes – Moor Head – Sallows – Long Crag – Kentmere/Ings Bridleway – Mickle Moss – High Borrans – Borrans Lane – Moorhowe Road - Dubbs Road
 

Orrest Head, Sour Howes & Sallows


16th March 2014
ASCENT: 1,650 Feet, 503 Meters
MILES: 10.8
WAINWRIGHTS: 3, Sour Howes – Sallows – Scour Rigg
ROUTE: A591 – Orrest Head – Near Orrest – Dubbs Road – Dubbs Reservoir – Garburn Pass – Backstone Barrow – Sour Howes – Moor Head – Sallows – Scour Rigg – Kentmere/Ings Bridleway – Mickle Moss – High Borrans – Borrans Lane – The Common Farm – A591
 

Thornthwaite Crag via the Ill Bell Ridge

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10th December 2011
ASCENT: 3,780 Feet, 1,152 Meters
MILES: 11.6
WAINWRIGHTS: 7, Sour Howes, Sallows, Yoke, Ill Bell, Froswick, Thornthwaite Crag, Troutbeck Tongue
ROUTE: Troutbeck Church – Garburn Road – Sour Howes – Garburn Nook – Garburn Pass – Yoke – Ill Bell – Froswick – Thresthwaite Mouth – Troutbeck Tongue – Ings Lane – Truss Lane – Troutbeck Church
 

Making it up as I go along in Troutbeck

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2nd September 2011
ASCENT: 2,824 Feet, 861 Meters
MILES: 12.9
WAINWRIGHTS: 4, Sour Howes, Sallows, Troutbeck Tongue & Wansfell Pike
ROUTE:  
 

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