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Baystones (Wansfell)
488m (1601ft)

The Far Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Baystones (Wansfell) was promoted to Marilyn status in 2001 but demoted again in 2010..

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John Fenwick walked up on August 29th, 2020 [from/via/route] Walked from Ambleside [with] Romany [weather] Cloudy with some rain - Good circular walk. Easy to follow

Tony Kenny climbed on August 25th, 2009 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Kitty

Adrian Howard bagged on May 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Church Bridge, Troutbeck

Jon Bowskill has hiked [from/via/route] From Braeside on the 8th April, 2020 glorious day warm and sunny. Went up and down the same way from Skelghyll Woods for the first time [weather] Warm and sunny

Christine Shepherd summited on September 20th, 2008 [from/via/route] Walked from Ambleside using walk c412 [with] Friends Karen and Stella [weather] Fine but boggy underfoot. - Climbed again with the Mountain bagging group on 12.1.19. This was an add on after bagging Sour Howes and Sallows

Andrew Johnson conquered on December 21st, 2019 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Overcast and some drizzle

Iain Jones scaled on July 19th, 2019 [from/via/route] Mountain Run Running Course from Ambleside [with] Charlie Sproson

Richard Marchant walked up during January, 1992 [from/via/route] A day walk with my good friends Nick and Wendy Harker. This was a chilly Sunday walk starting from Ambleside and taking us straight up Wansfell which was very icy under foot and eventually carrying on to Troutbeck and following a good path south of Wansfell to a great view point on Jenkins Crag and then back in to Ambleside. [with] My Best Man Nick Harker and his wife Wendy [weather] From what I can remember it was a very cold icy day but a fine day.

Richard Beardsley climbed on June 5th, 2019 [from/via/route] Walked route C177. Parked at Rydal car park, Ambleside (£7). Commenced walk at 1100hrs. and arrived back at 1515hrs. [with] Gillian. [weather] Drizzly and overcast all day. - Because of the low cloud views were limited at height. Boggy in places but still an enjoyable walk.

Liz Sheerin bagged on February 17th, 2014 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Neil

David Battersby hiked on February 10th, 2019 [from/via/route] Parked at the public car park on Rydal Road in Ambleside. Headed towards the fell via Stockghyll Park, Stockghyll force and then to the fell. Walked up the fell to Wansfell Pike and then on to the true Wainwright summit of Baystones. [with] All the family. [weather] Dry, fairly sunny, cold breeze on the summit.

John Bryers summited on July 9th, 2018 [from/via/route] Walked from Troutbeck church to Ambleside, then up Wansfell Pike and on to Wansfell. [with] With Janet & Mya. [weather] Wet and damp after a long spell of hot weather.... - Lunch by Stockghyll force

Chris Kent conquered on May 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Karen - (26th May 2018) Brother - Gary (16th March 2018) [weather] Sunny, warm (23C), windy on tops Overcast

Bill Salisbury scaled on May 17th, 2018 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Sue [weather] Clear and sunny

Amanda Andrews walked up on April 21st, 2018 [from/via/route] College carpark [with] Dave Andrews & Dotty Dog & mabel [weather] Fine and sunny - Great walk

Peter Fielding climbed on September 29th, 2017 [from/via/route] ambleside - went off the path at the top (deliberately) and went straight down the fell to reach the track back to the ambleside waterfalls [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] Sunny - Lovely day. - Ruth working at UOC till noon so a Friday afternoon walk

Anthony Scott bagged on September 18th, 2017 [from/via/route] Ambleside town centre [with] me [weather] Grey cloud, some rain, drizzly. - good clear route but not worth the extra mile and boggy ground to(Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike

Paul Macey hiked on August 16th, 2017 [from/via/route] From Ambleside to Troutbeck [weather] Sunny windy turning to showers

Michael Nolan summited during January, 2017 [from/via/route] ambleside [weather] wet..very wet - really really wet

Fergus Mcgee conquered during July, 2017 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Aoife [weather] damp to start. ended up very sunny

Simon Boddy scaled on May 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] My girlfriend [weather] Sunny, windy and cloudy.

Chris Sheard walked up on April 10th, 2004 [from/via/route] Around the back of Barclays in Ambleside, over the top to the Mortal man then the sweeping curve of the National Trust return [with] Sue [weather] Lovely partly sunny day, low winds even on top - Sue outwalked me this day. Was really pleased how strong walker she was

Elaine Evans climbed on April 21st, 2017 [from/via/route] From Ambleside, via Stock Ghyll Force and up to Wansfell Pike and Wansfell, then retraced our steps back to car park. [with] Sue [weather] Mainly dry but overcast. - Good walk, not too difficult.

Louis Smith bagged on February 3rd, 2017 [weather] fog

Emily Sharratt hiked on June 30th, 2016 [from/via/route] From Ambleside YHA [with] Brooksbank staff (Rachel Lumb, Mike Webb, Chris Hanson, Peter Lee) [weather] Lovely bright and a bit breezy - 3/214 Boggy and but brilliant. Fabulous photos with 7U kids at the summit.

Martin Hunt summited on November 24th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside

Mark Davidson conquered on May 29th, 2003 [with] Theresa [weather] Clear and dry but rather hazy

John Almond scaled on September 21st, 2016 [from/via/route] From Waterhead, Ambleside, via Troutbeck [with] WOW group members [weather] Dull

Michael Lewis walked up on June 1st, 2016 [from/via/route] walked from Troutbeck [with] Tara, Bruce, Eleanor & Marty [weather] windy but largely dry

Clare Watson climbed on April 16th, 2016 [from/via/route] RYDAL CAR PARK, AMBLESIDE [weather] SUNNY - My first of the Wainwright walks.

Chris Robinson bagged on March 20th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Emma [weather] Sunny/Overcast - Short but stiff climb

Paul Peppiate hiked on March 19th, 2016 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Annie [weather] Sunny. - Nice easy round to Wansfell Pike via Baystones.

John Tippins summited on February 18th, 2016 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny, no wind. Tiny shower near the end.

Tony Rogerson conquered on February 20th, 2011 [from/via/route] Ambleside Troutbeck & Waterhead [weather] Low cloud - Some snow under foot

Jon Mapp scaled on September 19th, 2015 [from/via/route] C177 - but starting at Troutbeck and walking the route in reverse [with] Suzzanné [weather] Beautiful day - clear skies, great views. - Walked in reverse starting at Troutbeck, a good choice in the end as the ascent that we would have had to make from Ambleside to Wansfell Pike was very steep and we much preferred to go down that route ;-).

Phillip Bulley walked up on September 7th, 2015 [from/via/route] The Hundreds [with] Judith and Toby [weather] Sunny

Steve Frank climbed on May 2nd, 2015 [from/via/route] Skelwith Fold

Raymond Barnett bagged on July 17th, 2015 [from/via/route] ambleside [with] self [weather] wet ground very wet

Nick Dobson hiked on May 30th, 2015 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Bright & breezy

Craig Steeland summited on April 22nd, 2015 [from/via/route] From Troutbeck [with] On my own [weather] Sunny and very warm - Easy walking on well maintained path to open fell. Unremarkable summit, but good viewpoint.

Lorraine Parkinson conquered on April 14th, 2015 [from/via/route] Troutbeck, nanny lane [with] Hubby [weather] Partly sunny - Walked up to wansfell pike then over to baystones

Phil Higgins has scaled [from/via/route] Troutbeck, Nanny Lane, Wansfell Pike, Wansfell, Robin Lane [with] My own self. [weather] Fine, windy. Very wet underfoot. - A day after New Year's deluge, there was a brief respite in the weather. Just enough time to complete this walk in the afternoon before the loss of daylight. I had mistaken Wansfell Pike for the Wansfell (Bystones) summit all this time, but thanks to Wainwright, I have been corrected in my misconception.

David Noble walked up on December 13th, 2014 [from/via/route] Kirkstone Pass Road [with] Jack [weather] Cold but not snowing about 1 to 2" on ground - Set off in dark and did before heading to Hartsop to do Hartsop Dodd

Dave Eyes climbed on October 29th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Ambleside - upto to Wansfell Pike and along to summit [with] Christine Eyes [weather] Lovely sunny day - brilliant views

Andy Parris bagged on September 24th, 2013 [from/via/route] Waterhead [with] Pat, Ruth, Eleanor and Ken [weather] Sunny

Christine Knowles hiked on September 8th, 2014 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Graham [weather] Beautiful - Not as popular as Wansfell Pike, but good views

Keith Eastman summited on August 7th, 2014 [from/via/route] c177

Leon Harvey conquered on July 20th, 2014 [from/via/route] c177 from Amberside, Wansfell Pike and Baystones [with] Solo [weather] Cool and misty - Only walked from Amberside to Baystones and back as I walked up Loughrigg Fell c232 the same day

Bella Wella scaled on May 26th, 2014 [with] Paul & Rose

Renee Diehl walked up on May 12th, 2014 [from/via/route] From Mortal Man pub. [with] John [weather] mostly nice

Claire Kirk climbed on April 1st, 2013 [with] Colin Green

Graham Coules bagged on May 18th, 2008 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Dale [weather] Fair with sunny spells - Boat from Bowness. First fell. Not an epic but a start!

Neil Bennett hiked on August 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Ambleside via Wansfell [with] Pam Bennett, Oliver Bennett, Thomas Bennett

Clive Ward summited on December 10th, 2011 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Hazel. Again with Hazel and Johnny 3/3/2012 [weather] Wet. - Had intended to do Yoke from Limefitt but too wet. Snow from about 200m. Some good views when cloud lifted.

Lee Senior conquered on October 11th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside-Stockghyll Force,Wansfell Pike-Baystones [with] Andy B [weather] Dry, sunny intervals - Great views and taster of the lakes

Marcus Bradshaw scaled on October 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside to Troutbeck via Wansfell [with] Marcus & Janey [weather] Cloudy but still good visibility. - Janey's favorite walk so far . Bench over looking Windermere on Robins Lane is the perfect place to have lunch. The view is breathtaking.

Angela O'neill walked up on June 30th, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] John [weather] Bright and Dry

Ann Davis climbed on June 27th, 2013 [from/via/route] ambleside via wansfell [with] just me [weather] soggy slog

Harry Meijer bagged on August 31st, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Alone

Wayne Baxter hiked on April 1st, 2013 [from/via/route] Ambleside, Wansfell, Baystone & Return [with] Sue, Wendy & Trevor [weather] Very cold, lots of snow & very windy on top - From about 350M lots of snow, hard work & very difficult coming down. Lots of fun had.

Charlie Housley summited on March 28th, 2013 [from/via/route] From Ambleside via Stock Ghyll. [with] Solo, but lots of day tripper walkers. [weather] Intermittent sun, but mostly cloudy. Very strong easterly wind and bitingly cold. A lazy wind that goes through you rather than around you! - Considering the amount of snow on the route it still never fails to amaze me how stupid some people can be when it comes to the appropriate footwear and clothing.....especially for their children!

Ian Park conquered on March 2nd, 2013 [from/via/route] From Ambleside via Wansfell Pike [with] Carole Park [weather] Cloudy but very clear

Chris Bramley scaled on January 19th, 2013 [from/via/route] Trout beck [with] Janet [weather] Snow and ice

Iain Taylor walked up on November 24th, 2012 [from/via/route] Troutbeck (NY 41416 03015)

Darren Mortimer climbed on November 11th, 2012 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Dermot Palmer [weather] Sunshine

Andy Pearce bagged on June 26th, 2011 [from/via/route] Ambleside [with] Anita Pearce, Stu Keiller, James McCullagh, Tyler Peacock, DJ McCullagh [weather] Wet for most of the up, boggy on top

Stella Nuttall hiked on September 25th, 2009 [from/via/route] from ambleside - [with] sally christine and anne [weather] dry day but boggy - less than 4 hours. did again on 24/02/12 but the opposite way round.

Bill Rowlands summited on July 15th, 2012 [from/via/route] From Ambleside, up to Wansfell Pike and then across to Baystones. Retrace steps back to Ambleside. [with] Jake Rowlands - the chocolate labrador [weather] Sunny with patchy cloud to start, clouding over late morning.

David Heyes conquered on March 26th, 2012 [from/via/route] Ambleside [weather] Sunny

Stephen Littlewood scaled on June 7th, 2009 [from/via/route] From Ambleside, via Wansfell Pike

Andy Nicholls walked up on August 30th, 2011 [from/via/route] Troutbeck

Adrian Roberts, Mark Morris, Jane Wilkinson, Dale Sexton, Neil Heywood, David Kelley, Melanie Dunn, Jenny Godfrey, Phyllis Mcgibbon, David Watson, Andrew Peate, John Walter, David Butterfield, David Shaw, David Laws, Steven Woodroffe, Deborah Griffin, Adam Beeby, David Hickin, Paul Woodburn, Patricia Dilley, Linda Mckeogh, Simon Duerden, Colin Egan, Jonathan Tobin, Tracey Cowell, Paul Booth, Tracey Cordes, Jacqui Smith, Peter Clark, David Buttress, Victoria Bates, Paul Henderson, Trevor Williams, Martyn Howarth, Louise Sandwith, John Cuthbert, Adrian Cawley, Carol Juden, Patrick Buckland, Sarah Lowe, David Kelley, Stephen Millington, Jeanette Coward, Ray O'hara and Libby Burns have all walked, climbed & bagged Baystones (Wansfell).

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Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Red Screes (left), Thornthwaite Crag, Froswick, Ill Bell and Yoke from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (1)

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

*Baystones (Wansfell) in the foreground with Red Screes (left), Stony Cove Pike (Caudale Moor), Thornthwaite Crag and the Froswick, Ill Bell, Yoke ridge silhouetted on the skyline from Wansfell Pike

Photo: Andy Malcolm (72)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere (with Blenham Tarn far right) from Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Art Howe (2)

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Baystones (Wansfell) from Wansfell Pike summit

Photo: David Hayter (297)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the upper slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

Photo: Wayne Hill (88)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

*Ambleside from the lower slopes of Baystones (Wansfell)

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Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

Windermere from Baystones (Wansfell)

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