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Birks
622m (2041ft)

The Eastern Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


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Wainwright
(No. 125)

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228th highest in England,
396th in England & Wales

Walk Birks walking UK Mountains in The Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Birks

Photo: Alan Wainwright

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Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Birks Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Birks

Claire Kirk walked up on September 18th, 2020 [from/via/route] Patterdale via Arnison Crag [with] Alone [weather] Dry and sunny

Tony Kenny climbed on August 3rd, 2011 [with] Kitty

Andy Buxton bagged on April 25th, 1992 [from/via/route] From Patterdale. Circular walk: Birks, St.Sunday Crag, Fairfield,Dollywagon Pike, Nethermost Pike,Birkhouse Moor [with] SPI Lewis [weather] Cool, clear day, but windy. - Enjoyable route

Adrian Howard hiked on July 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale

Andrew Johnson summited on January 21st, 2020 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Ted [weather] Cleared to blue skies at some points, snow and ice on top - Tracked down Zena the lost husky and returned her to her owner.

Kevin Foster conquered on November 14th, 2019 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Henry. [weather] Grey skies (visibility good below 2000 feet) freezing hill mist above 2000 feet. - Approach via Arnison Crag. Then steep slog alongside the ruined wall leading up the hillside at Trough Head. Small summit cairn to the left once the ridge was reached. Cloud lifted enough to reveal great view of Ullswater northwards and the approach to St Sunday Crag (the next rise along is in uncairned but is the true summit of Birks).

Jill Dean scaled on October 12th, 2020 [from/via/route] Troutbeck [with] Grez & dexter [weather] Fine - Stayed at queens head

Richard Beardsley walked up on September 16th, 2019 [from/via/route] Route C211 starting from Patterdale. [with] Gillian. [weather] Clear, fine and a mostly sunny day. - Parked car at Patterdale car park, (£4.50 all day). Commenced walk at 0945hrs. Route too Arnison Crag and Birks was straight forward. Decided to divert SW from Birks and summit Saint Sunday Crag along a well defined path that climbed steeply to its top. Once completed we retraced back to Birks and continued with route C211 back to the car park. Arrived back at 1500hrs. Thoroughly enjoyable day.

John Tippins climbed on March 30th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Patterdale hotel car park, via Arnison Crag. Go4awalk c211 [with] Solo [weather] Dull day, high cloud and good visibility. Some snow on the journey to the start but rest of the day snow-free. Clouds cleared later in the day to reveal a bit of sun. - Did it again on 25.10.2018

Liz Sheerin bagged on June 25th, 2016 [from/via/route] Patterdale [with] Neil

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More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

The flat cairn on the summit of Birks

Photo: Christine Shepherd (527)

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Ullswater from (just below) Birks

Photo: Andy Malcolm (8)

The River Duddon at Birks Bridge

The River Duddon at Birks Bridge

Photo: Martin Potter (1)

Birks from Arnison Crag

Birks from Arnison Crag

Photo: David Hayter (397)

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

The shoulder of St Sunday Crag and Birks (left), Catstye Cam, Birkhouse Moor (centre) and Sheffield Pike from Arnison Crag, Patterdale

Photo: Chris Brankin (2)

Birks summit cairn

Birks summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (55)

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Grisedale with Birks beyond from near the Hole-in-the-wall between Birkhouse Moor and Helvellyn

Photo: Brian Balfe (14)

Arnison Crag from Birks

Arnison Crag from Birks

Photo: David Hayter (398)

St Sunday Crag from Birks

St Sunday Crag from Birks

Photo: Gerry Ball (52)


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