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Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)
713m (2340ft)

Walk Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) walking UK Mountains in The Far Eastern Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England
The view from the summit of
Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

Photograph by David Hayter

Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is classified as a:

The summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is marked by an Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring.

 


Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) is on interactive maps:

  • OS Explorer (Orange Covers) sheet: OL5 and OL7
  • OS Landranger (Pink Covers) sheet: 90
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    You can walk to the top of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) by using any of these 3 easy to follow route maps:

    Walk c204 The Longsleddale Horizon from Stockdale

    Route Summary: - Stockdale, Sadgill Bridge, Stockdale Beck, Great Howe, Grey Crag, Tarn Crag (Sleddale), Sleddale Fell, Selside Brow, Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), Gatescarth Pass, Harter Fell (Mardale), Kentmere Pike, Goat Scar, Shipman Knotts, Wray Crag, Stockdale.

    Length: 17km (10½ miles) | Ascent: 1041m (ft) | Allow at least: 7¼hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c362 Branstree and High Street from Mardale Head

    Route Summary: - Mardale Head, Haweswater Reservoir, Rowantreethwaite Beck, Old Corpse Road, Selside Pike, Branstree (North East Top), Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), Gatescarth Pass, Adam Seat, Harter Fell (Mardale), Nan Bield Pass, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Riggindale Crag, Caspel Gate, Rough Crag (Riggindale), Eagle Crag (Riggindale), Heron Crag (Riggindale), Swine Crag (Riggindale), Dudderwick, The Rigg, Mardale Head.

    Length: 18km (11¼ miles) | Ascent: 1047m (ft) | Allow at least: 7½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard


    Walk c251 The Mardale Head Horizon from Mardale Head

    Route Summary: - Mardale Head, Haweswater, Rowantreethwaite Beck, Old Corpse Road, Selside Pike, Branstree (North East Top), Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), Gatescarth Pass, Adam Seat, Harter Fell (Mardale), Nan Bield Pass, Mardale Ill Bell, High Street, Riggindale, Rampsgill Head, Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk, Kidsty Pike, Kidsty Howes, Bowderthaite Bridge, The Rigg, Mardale Head.

    Length: 20km (12½ miles) | Ascent: 1162m (ft) | Allow at least: 8½hrs | Grade:Walk Grades Explanation and Help Hard



    If you LOG ON and then RELOAD this page it will display when you climbed, bagged and conquered Branstree (Artlecrag Pike), what the weather was like, who you went with and any other comments you might like to add to remind you of that fantastic day. For more details see Your Personal Mountain, Top, Peak and Hill Bagging Record.


    Other walkers who hiked, climbed, bagged and summited Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)Fellow go4awalkers who have already walked, climbed, summited & bagged Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    Elaine Evans walked up Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on January 24th, 2019 [from/via/route] From car park at Mardale Head, up along Gatesgarth Pass, then followed the fence up to Branstree and on to Selside. Descent via old corpse road to join road alongside Haweswater reservoir back to car park. [with] Sue and Christine [weather] Lovely day for a walk! Snow underfoot but clear, dry day with a little sunshine now and again. - Fun in the snow!

    Michael Nolan climbed Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on December 1st, 2018 [weather] misty at times - still enjoyed it!

    John Bryers has bagged Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) [from/via/route] Car to Swindale head and took Old Corpse road. Selside Pike, Branstree, Tarn Crag and Grey Crag. Nipping across to Harrop pike and down Little Mosedale beck back to car. 11.2 miles recorded. Detour via Swindale Force waterfalls - Best waterfalls in the Lake District! [with] With Mya my faithful Patterdale Terrier. [weather] Weather cloudy with occasional showers with some strong cool winds for August! - Lunch at Brunt Tongue wood in Little Mardale valley.

    Paul Macey has hiked Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) [from/via/route] From Brothers Water using walks c251 and c204

    Phillip Bulley summited Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on June 11th, 2018 [from/via/route] Via gatesgarth pass [with] Judith and Ruby. [weather] Sunny.

    Simon Myerscough conquered Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on August 27th, 2006 [from/via/route] C362 [with] Martin & Bill - Bill tired, blisters [weather] Wet

    John Tippins scaled Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on March 26th, 2018 [from/via/route] Started at Stockdale Bridge, go4awalk c204, via Tarn Crag. [with] Solo [weather] Bright, sunny day, high cloud and good visibility. The sun felt quite warm when it wasn't behind a cloud. Still quite a few patches of snow around and a bit nippy standing still. Great day for walking. - Did it again on 27.03.18 after Selside Pike.

    Peter Fielding walked up Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on November 11th, 2017 [from/via/route] from hawes water. nice cold day but boggy underfoot for most of the way - one of seven wainwrights climbed today on walk c251 [with] Peter and Ruth [weather] good - very long walk including kidsty pike and harter fell - boggy!

    Anthony Scott climbed Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on September 19th, 2017 [from/via/route] Stockdale Bridge [with] me [weather] very misty and cold but eventually cleared to some sun - walk c204

    Andy Jakob bagged Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) on August 17th, 2017 [from/via/route] Rowantreethwaite Beck circular route of the Mardale Head Horizon [with] Heather [weather] Expected rain but only came as we drove away. Otherwise sunny mostly and at times very windy - Super views all day long!

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    More Photographs & Pictures of views from, on or of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon

    1. Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) summit beacon
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (481)

    The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    2. The Ordnance Survey Concrete Ring on the summit of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)
    Photo: Christine Shepherd (530)

    The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    3. The Rigg and Haweswater Reservoir from the lower slopes of Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)
    Photo: Peter Marsh (2)

    Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag

    4. Haweswater Reservoir, The Rigg with Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) beyond from near Castle Crag
    Photo: Mike Knipe (72)

    Survey Post on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    5. Survey Post on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)
    Photo: David Hayter (99)

    Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit

    6. Branstree (Artlecrag Pike) Summit
    Photo: David Hayter (96)

    Cairn on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)

    7. Cairn on Branstree (Artlecrag Pike)
    Photo: David Hayter (95)


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