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Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

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

Quieter alternative to crowded Helvellyn

Walk Route Summary:
- Patterdale, Arnison Crag, Birks, St Sunday Crag, Deepdale Hause, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Blake Brow, Hartsop Above How, Hoggill Brow, Gale Crag, Bleaberry Knott, Cockley How, Bridgend, Patterdale.

Vital Statistics for this Walk

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Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale Patterdale, Arnison Crag, Birks, St Sunday Crag, Deepdale Hause, Cofa Pike, Fairfield, Hart Crag, Blake Brow, Hartsop Above How, Hoggill Brow, Gale Crag, Bleaberry Knott, Cockley How, Bridgend, Patterdale The Eastern Fells,  The Lake District National Park,  Cumbria,  England

Ullswater and Patterdale from Birks
Photo: Alan Wainwright

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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 St Sunday Crag, 841m (2760ft). St Sunday Crag is classified as an English Mountain (Hewitt) (26th in England, 52nd in England & Wales) and a Wainwright (No. 22). St Sunday Crag is also known as an English Nuttall (33rd in England, 61st in England & Wales) and a Marilyn (10th in England, 324th in the UK).

You will also reach the summit 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).

Along the way you will also bag Birks, 622m (2041ft) - a Wainwright (No. 125) and an English Nuttall (228th Eng, 396th Eng & Wal); Hartsop Above How 570m (1871ft) - a Wainwright (No. 141) and Arnison Crag 433m (1421ft) - a Wainwright (No. 194).

Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
3
English
Mountains
Wainwright
6
Wainwrights
s
4
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
2
Marilyns
Bridget
0
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 c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale

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Snow on Helvellyn from Fairfield. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

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


The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right). Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

2. The Fairfield Horseshoe from the summit of Fairfield with Dove Crag (left), Rydal Beck, Ambleside, Windermere, Nab Scar and Heron Pike (prominent right)
Photo: Christine Shepherd (116)


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3. *The Old Man of Coniston (left) and The Scafell Massif from Fairfield
Photo: Wayne Hill (37)

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The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

4. The summit cairn on Fairfield with Windermere in the distance
Photo: Christine Shepherd (512)


The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

5. The Old Man of Coniston beyond Great Rigg from Fairfield
Photo: Timothy Towers (4)


Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

6. Arnison Crag (left) and Place Fell from Hartsop above How
Photo: Andy Malcolm (59)


Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

7. Snow on St Sunday Crag as the mist clears
Photo: Gerry Ball (53)


The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield. Walk route map c235 The Deepdale Horseshoe from Patterdale photo

8. The Central Fells and Seat Sandal (right) from the summit of Fairfield
Photo: Christine Shepherd (114)


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9. Chelmsford YHA members on Fairfield looking to Helvellyn, Striding Edge and Catstycam
Photo: Judi Friend (2)

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10. *The Helvellyn Ridge and St Sunday Crag from Fairfield
Photo: Andy Malcolm (14)

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