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Buckbarrow
405m (1329ft)

The Western Fells, The Lake District, Cumbria, England


Record Buckbarrow as Bagged, Climbed & Conquered


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(No. 200)

Walk Buckbarrow walking UK Mountains in The Western Fells The Lake District National Park Cumbria    England

The view from the summit of Buckbarrow

Photo: Andy Malcolm

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The Lake District National Park


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL6 The English Lakes - South Western area


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

89 West Cumbria, Cockermouth & Wast Water


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

Richard Marchant walked up Buckbarrow on October 2nd, 2022 [from/via/route] Parked at Greendale & headed North up alongside Greendale Gill & after 500m followed the ridge NE up onto Middle Fell then carried on NW up onto Seatallan then final headed South down to Buckbarrow, from here I went SW to Gill Beck & down to the road & back to Greendale. [with] On my Own [weather] Misty & low clouds to start with but then the Sun came out mid morning.

Caroline Winter climbed Buckbarrow on July 30th, 2020 [from/via/route] Greendale Gill, Middle Fell, Seatallan, Buckbarrow, Tongue Gill. [with] Becky [weather] Drizzly & cleared up later - Good leg stretch after long drive here & pleasant walk out via Tongue Gill

Tim Winn bagged Buckbarrow on February 4th, 2022 [from/via/route] Wasdale [with] Barry, Paul and Roger [weather] Sunny

Michael Austin hiked Buckbarrow on June 28th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328

Charlotte Hewson summited Buckbarrow on September 3rd, 2021 [from/via/route] The flat, across & up buckbarrow, on to seatallan & then middle fell. [with] Cas [weather] Misty - Saw a squirrel on the Seatallan trig point!

Claire Kirk conquered Buckbarrow on September 2nd, 2021 [from/via/route] Greendale [with] Self [weather] Warm & sunny

Christine Shepherd scaled Buckbarrow on May 5th, 2009 [from/via/route] Walked from Greendale using walk c328 Climbed again 22.08.2021 [with] On my own [weather] Started off in sunshine but was soon walking in hailstone & mist.

Paul Macey walked up Buckbarrow on August 15th, 2021 [from/via/route] C328 [weather] Drizzly rain followed by showers

Albie Lancastle climbed Buckbarrow on June 22nd, 2021 [from/via/route] C170

Nick Dobson bagged Buckbarrow on April 24th, 2021 [from/via/route] Greendale in Wasdale, following Greendale Gill up towards Greendale Tarn before crossing back over to Buckbarrow. [with] Margaret & Ralph [weather] Excellent sunny day with high visibility all round. - With all the lockdowns attributed to Covid 19, this was our first Wainright since completing Middle Dodd & Red Screes on 05/09/2020. We then continued on to Seatallan for number 172 out of the 214. This walk provided stunning scenery the entire way with the Scafell's the stand out.

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

Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Illgill Head (left) and Whin Rigg (right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (39)

Buckbarrow summit cairn

Buckbarrow summit cairn

Photo: Alan Wainwright (64)

Wast Water with the Scafel Massive (far left- featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) and Illgill Head (centre) and Whin Rigg (centre right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Wast Water with the Scafel Massive (far left- featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell) and Illgill Head (centre) and Whin Rigg (centre right) above the Wast Water screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (37)

*Ilgill Head, Whin Rigg and The Wast Water Screes from below Buckbarrow

*Ilgill Head, Whin Rigg and The Wast Water Screes from below Buckbarrow

Photo: Andy Malcolm (52)

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Cairn on the way up Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (61)

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Whin Rigg (left) and Lund Bridge from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (40)

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

The Scafel Massive featuring Ling Mell, Great End, Broad Crag, Ill Crag, Scafell Pike, Symonds Knott and Sca Fell above Wast Water from Buckbarrow

Photo: Chris Brankin (38)

Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale

Buckbarrow from Greendale Bridge, Greendale

Photo: Alan Wainwright (58)

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Illgill Head and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (62)

Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow

Looking South West from the lower slopes of Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (59)

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

The Scafell Massif, Illgill Head, Whin Rigg and the Wast Water Screes from Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (63)

Crags on Buckbarrow

Crags on Buckbarrow

Photo: Alan Wainwright (60)


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