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Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

A walk in The Lake District National Park, Cumbria, North West England

Fabulous high level route

Walk Route Summary:
- Ambleside, Rydal, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Scandale Pass, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, Ambleside.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside Ambleside, Rydal, Nab Scar, Heron Pike, Rydal Fell, Great Rigg, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Dove Crag, Little Hart Crag, Scandale Pass, Red Screes, Snarker Pike, Ambleside The Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

The path from Fairfield to Hart Crag
Photo: David Hayter

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Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Fairfield at 873m (2865ft). Fairfield is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (15th in England, 35th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 13). Fairfield is also known as an English Nuttall (18th in England, 40th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (7th in England, 278th in the UK).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Hart Crag, 822m (2698ft). Hart Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (33rd in England, 63rd in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 27). Hart Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (40th in England, 75th in England & Wales).

You will also reach the summit of Dove Crag, 792m (2599ft). Dove Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (47th in England, 86th in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 38). Dove Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (56th in England, 104th in England & Wales).

Along the way you will also bag Red Screes, 776m (2547ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (56th Eng, 99th in Eng & Wal), a Wainwright (No. 49), an English Nuttall (68th Eng, 120th in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (18th Eng, 433rd in the UK); Great Rigg 766m (2514ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (62nd Eng, 107th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 54) and an English Nuttall (76th Eng, 130th Eng & Wal); Snarker Pike 644m (2114ft) - a Bridget; Little Hart Crag 637m (2091ft) - an English Mountain (Hewitt) (154th Eng, 265th in England & Wales), a Wainwright (No. 119) and an English Nuttall (206th Eng, 356th Eng & Wal); Rydal Fell 621m (2038ft) - a Bridget; Heron Pike 612m (2009ft) - a Wainwright (No. 128) and an English Nuttall (250th Eng, 434th Eng & Wal) and Nab Scar 450m (1477ft) - a Wainwright (No. 190).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
6
English
Mountains
Wainwright
8
Wainwrights
s
7
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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More Photos and Pictures from Walk c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside

In no particular order . . .

Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

1. Looking East to the snowy fell tops of Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor) and High Street from the summit of Little Hart Crag
Photo: Christine Shepherd (5)


Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

2. Brothers Water from the summit of Red Screes
Photo: Chris Pearson (6)


Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

3. Fairfield and Hart Crag from Dove Crag
Photo: Peter Inglis (3)


Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

4. Grasmere from the lower slopes of Snarker Pike
Photo: Chris Pearson (2)


Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

5. Glenridding Dodd from Heron Pike
Photo: David Hayter (332)


Rydal Hall. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

6. Rydal Hall
Photo: Stuart Richardson (10)


Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

7. Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield
Photo: Timothy Towers (5)


Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

8. Helm Crag, Gibson Knott and Steel Fell from Nab Scar
Photo: Christine Shepherd (110)


Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

9. Ambleside and Windermere from Nab Scar
Photo: Peter Inglis (10)


Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes. Walk route map c230 The Scandale Beck Horizon from Ambleside photo

10. Middle Dodd with Place Fell, Angletarn Peaks and Hartsop Dodd beyond Brothers Water in the valley below from Red Screes
Photo: Andy Malcolm (85)



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